What’s happening around our beautiful city in June? Enjoy our month-at-a-glance listing of ongoing events in June for Halifax, Dartmouth, Bedford, Sackville, and beyond!

Another school year is almost in the books and lots of summer events and festivals are in the works! June kicks off with the first big festival of the summer, the Annual Lebanese Cedar Festival!  The splash parks and outdoor pools will be opening towards the middle of June and we will close out the month with the International Tattoo Festival coming to town!

Only one more month until Summer Camps start. Check out our Summer Camp Guide for our top picks of Summer Camps in HRM!

Here is our month-at-a-glance which highlights some of the events going on in June and if you are looking for more ideas, the Family Fun Halifax calendar is continually being updated with the latest events. Also, each Wednesday, we publish our ‘Weekend Roundup’, family-friendly Halifax events for the upcoming weekend. Happy June, everyone!

Lebanese Cedar Festival (June 1-4): It’s the Annual Lebanese Cedar Festival, where you can savour the sights, sounds, and tastes of everything Lebanese. This popular festival includes authentic Lebanese cuisine, Lebanese music, cultural shows, mouth-watering pastries, and much more.

Cold Waters Seafood Festival (June 3-4): The cold clear waters of the Eastern Shore yield some of the best seafood in the province – great eats, live music, and family fun.

Halifax Greek Fest (June 8-11): The Halifax Greek Fest is one of the best Halifax festivals of the summer. The festival not only showcases culinary specialties but also Greek cultural and historical roots.

Riverbreeze Farm Baby Animal Days (June 10,11,17,18): RiverBreeze Farm invites you to celebrate spring at their Baby Animal Days – adorable baby goats, lambs, piggies, chicks, bunnies, and more.

Bedford Days Celebration (June 21-July 1): Bedford Days is a 10-day long festival that delivers family-friendly activities and events that celebrate cultural diversity and good old-fashioned fun.

Royal Nova Scotia International Tattoo (June 30-July 3): Not only is it the family show of the summer, but this year the Royal Nova Scotia International Tattoo is offering one FREE child ticket when you purchase an adult ticket!

Harbourside Rib Fest (June 30th-July 3rd): The Harbourside Rib Fest is cookin’ at the Alderney Landing. The grills will be heating up all weekend so you have plenty of time to try them all.

Don’t forget, in addition to these events above, there are lots of ongoing activities at these great Halifax attractions:
Canadian Museum of Immigration at Pier 21, Discovery Centre, Maritime Museum of the Atlantic, Museum of Natural HistoryAfricville Museum, Halifax Central LibraryArt Gallery of Nova ScotiaShearwater Aviation Museum, Ross Farm Museum and Shubenacadie Wildlife Park.

Be sure to visit our calendar for current events happening in your community. Have a fantastic June everyone!