Halifax comes alive again this summer with tons of exciting festivals for everyone. Whether you enjoy jazz or jugglers, parades or performers, here are our top picks for Family-Friendly Halifax Summer Festivals you won’t want to miss!


Lebanese Cedar Festival
When: June 1st – 4th, 2023
Where: 111 Clayton Park Drive, Halifax
Website:  www.cedarfestival.ca
Facebook: www.facebook.com/cedarfestival

Greek Festival
When: June 8th – 11th 2023
Where: 1146 Purcells Cove Road, Halifax
Website: www.greekfest.org
Facebook: www.facebook.com/HalifaxGreekFest

Royal Nova Scotia International Tattoo
When: June 30th – July 3rd, 2023
Where: Scotiabank Centre, Halifax
Website: www.nstattoo.ca
Facebook: www.facebook.com/RoyalNSTattoo


Bedford Days Festival
When: June 21st – July 1st, 2023
Where: DeWolfe Park, plus locations throughout Bedford
Website: www.halifax.ca/recreation/events/bedford-days
Facebook: www.facebook.com/BedfordDays

Halifax Jazz Festival
When: July 11th – 16th, 2023
Where: Halifax Waterfront, plus locations throughout the city
Website: www.halifaxjazzfestival.ca
Facebook: www.facebook.com/halifaxjazzfestival

Halifax Pride Festival 
When: July 20-30, 2023
Where: Various locations in Halifax
Website: http://halifaxpride.com
Facebook: www.facebook.com/halifaxpride

Nova Multifest
When: July 21st – 23rd, 2023
Where: Alderney Landing
Website: www.multifestns.ca

AugustHalifax International Busker Festival
When: August 2 to August 7, 2023
Where: Halifax and Dartmouth Waterfront
Website: www.buskers.ca
Facebook: www.facebook.com/HalifaxBuskers

Halifax Natal Day Festival (TBA)
When:  TBA
Where:  Halifax and Dartmouth
Website: www.natalday.org
Facebook: www.facebook.com/hrmcivicevents


Halifax Colour Festival
When: TBA
Where: Alderney Landing
Facebook: www.facebook.com/HalifaxColourFes