Whichever side of the harbour you live on, there are plenty of events to celebrate Natal Day. Here is our list of some of the best Natal Day events for families in Halifax and Dartmouth, including yummy food, parties and parades!

Annual Busker Festival
Check out the annual Busker Festival going on all weekend long!
When: Wednesday, July 27th – August 1st, 2022
Where: Halifax Waterfront
Website: https://www.familyfuncanada.com/halifax/halifax-busker-festival/

Friday, July 29, 2022

Grand Oasis Concert Series – Ria Mae
When:
Friday, July 29, 2022, 7:00pm
Where: Grand Parade Square
Website: www.halifax.ca/parks-recreation/events/grand-oasis/grand-oasis-merch-shop

Saturday, July 30, 2022

Grand Oasis Concert Series – Ama Lou
When:
Saturday, July 30, 2022, 7:00pm
Where: Grand Parade Square
Website: www.halifax.ca/parks-recreation/events/grand-oasis/grand-oasis-merch-shop

Halifax Dartmouth Natal Day Harbour Fireworks
Best viewing anywhere you can see George’s Island and Halifax Harbour
When:
Saturday, July 30 at 10:00 pm (Rain date: Sunday, July 31 at 10:00 pm)
Website: www.halifax.ca/parks-recreation/events/natal-day

Sunday, July 31, 2022

16th Annual African Nova Scotian Music Association ‘Freedom Festival’ Concert
When: Sunday, July 31 at 1:30 pm until 9:30 pm
Location: Dartmouth Ferry Terminal Park
Website: www.halifax.ca/parks-recreation/events/natal-day

MacDonald Bridge Walk
When: Sunday, July 31 at 2:00 pm
Location: MacDonald Bridge
Website: www.hdbc.ca/communityevents

Monday, August 1, 2022

Natal Day Party at Sir Sandford Fleming Park
When:
Monday, August 1, 2022,  11am-2pm 
Where:
Sir Sandford Fleming Park
Website: www.haligonia.ca/natal-day-party-at-sir-sandford-fleming-park-41533

The 115th Dartmouth Natal Day Road Races
One of the longest running sporting events in Canada. Since 1907, these races have been attended by some of the best runners in the country.
When: Monday, August 1st, 2022, 8:00 am 
Where: Christ Church Hall, Ochterloney St, Dartmouth
Contact: www.fastcompanyrunningclub.ca

The Pepsi Natal Day Parade
When: Monday, August 1st, 2022, 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Route Map: http://www.natalday.org/parade-registration.php

Natal Day on North
When: August 1, 2022, 3:00pm-9:00pm
Where: North Street Dartmouth
Facebook: www.facebook.com/events

Monday, August 2nd, 2022

CANOE ’22 & Natal Day Lake Banook Fireworks
When: Monday, August 2nd, 2022, 10:00pm
Where: Lake Banook, Prince Albert Road, Dartmouth

ICF Canoe spirit and Paracanoe World Championships
When:
August 3-7, 2022
Where:
Lake Banook
Website:
www.discoverhalifaxns.com/event/2022-icf-canoe-sprint-and-paracanoe-world-championships

Natal Day Fireworks

Photo: Natalday.org