Lighting Up Halifax! The Best Christmas Lights in the City

Lighting up Halifax

It’s that time of year again…

From Halifax to Hubbards, Sambro to Sackville, Dartmouth, Bedford, and all places in between, these are the best Christmas lights in HRM! Hundreds of staples, thousands of tie wraps and millions of ooh’s and aah’s later, we are ‘Lighting up Halifax’!

We will be adding to our list as the lights continue to shine so be sure to check back to find all the best spots. If you would like to be included in our list or know of a great place that should be shared, please let us know by sending an email. Click on each location to find the google map link.


Downtown Area

Cornwallis Park, 1181 Hollis Street

Cornwallis Park is home to ‘Splendour in the Park’, an enchanting light show set to classic holiday music. This event is a part of the Halifax Lights Festival and takes place daily until January 2nd, 2020.  The show is from 4:00 pm to midnight (music ends at 11:00 pm).

Grand Parade, Barrington Street

The only way to truly enjoy the holiday sights and sounds of downtown Halifax is on foot. Enjoy the lights and a walk through Parade Square – be sure to keep yourself dry and warm!

Wright Avenue

South End

Connaught Avenue/Norwood Street/Rosebank Avenue/Jubilee Road – WOW! This is what Christmas Lights are all about! We suggest you park your vehicle and take a stroll around this festive block to fully enjoy its’ magic! Look for Santa in the window and enjoy the Christmas movies on the big screen. You will also find two donation boxes where goods for the Salvation Army are kindly appreciated. Grab a hot chocolate and enjoy this winter wonderland!

Photo: Bob Ali

Beaufort Avenue 

North End

Highland Avenue

2720 Northwood Terrace

Belle Aire Terrace

Armdale Area

12 Mountain Road

West End

3373/3375/3377 Federal Avenue

McAlpine Avenue 

156 Brook Street

Fairview Area

Mt Royale Park Area – Bently Drive, Sophia Street and Salzburg PlaceTucked away behind Mt. Royale Park, just off of Washmill Lake Drive, you will find a little subdivision with a LOT of holiday spirit! Check out over 50 Santas on people’s front lawns and some spectacular lighted homes. The kids will love to see the spectacle and count the Santas along the way!

Photo: Bob Ali

4 Keystone Court 

Central Avenue 

Clayton Park Area

88 Flamingo Drive 

31 and 38 Canary Crescent (Clayton Park Area)

Meadowlark Crescent (Clayton Park Area)

Spryfield Area

650 Herring Cove Road

Woodcrest Avenue 

Devon Crescent

161 Sylvia Avenue


Oathill Crescent

Crichton Avenue

14 and 68 Louisburg Lane

Dorthea Drive

Appian Way

86 Stratford Drive

2 Lakeshire Crescent

Delta Drive

Cole Harbour

19 and 21 Bass Court

240 Ritcey Crescent

16 Hickory Lane

Christmas Lights

Photo: Devon Mason

Eastern Passage

1740 Shore Road

1881 Shore Road

74 Hornes Road


2 Watervista Lane


Lower Sackville

Ridge Avenue

2 Nictaux Drive

132 Nictaux Drive

106 Cavalier Drive

64/66 Skyridge Avenue

72 Johnson Crescent

Gloria Court

Middle Sackville

5 Bianca Court

144 Fenerty Road

62 Millwood Drive

39 Champlain Avenue

54 Jasperridge Lane

Christmas Lights

Upper Sackville

41 Colgrove Avenue

Fall River

Holland Road 

Robert Street

Arthur Joseph Drive

56 Brook Street

29 Regency Court

320 Preakness Crescent

Hammonds Plains

50 Shadha Court

1139 White Hills Run

Kingswood Drive

… Beyond

6315 Hwy 2, Enfield – If you are heading out to the airport, take a quick detour and check out this fun lights display. The biggest Santa and Mrs.Claus we have seen so far this year – standing tall at 16 feet!

Christmas Lights 6315 Hwy2

Photo: Karen Scott

178 Granite Cove Drive, Hubley

Westwood Blvd, Upper Tantallon

30 Abbey Road, Stillwater Lake

Waverley Memorial School, 2393 Rocky Lake Drive, Waverley

822/825 Duggan Drive, Beaver Bank

15 This Street – Porter’s Lake

5010 Highway 7, Porters Lake

Terence Bay Road

2800 Clam Harbour Road 

47 Tower View Court, Lantz – Get in the holiday spirit with this AMAZING light show to music! Show runs from 5:00 pm to 9:15 pm every day.
596 Auburndale Road, Newcombville (just outside of Bridgewater)

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