Happy New Year, Halifax! Check out our list of family-friendly New Year’s Eve and New Year’s Day Events in Halifax including family-friendly concerts, fireworks and levees.

New Year’s Eve at the Halifax Oval

Halifax’s big New Year’s Eve event is at The Halifax Oval this year. Enjoy a family skate, fire works and incredible live music!
When:  December 31st, 2023
Where: Emera Oval, Halifax Commons
Admission: FREE

New Year’s Eve Family Party at Cole Harbour Place

New Year’s Eve isn’t just for adults! The whole family can ring in 2024 at Cole Harbour Place with swimming, skating, bouncy castles, crafts and snacks.
When: December 31st, 2023
Time: 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Where: Cole Harbour Place

Glow Garden New Year’s Eve

For the first time, Glow Gardens is hosting a New Year’s live show that you don’t want to miss. There will be live music from Halifax music, dancing, fireworks and more, all under the twinkle of a million lights!
When: December 31st, 2023
Time: 4:00pm – 8:30pm
Where: Halifax Exhibition Centre

Delightful Downtown New Year’s Eve Light Show

You can ring in the New Year with the New Year’s Light Show from December 30 – January 2, which plays until 1:00 am on New Year’s Eve.
Date: December 30 – January 2
Location: Grand Parade

Halifax Mooseheads vs. Cape Breton Eagles

Ring in the new year with Canada’s favourite pass time- hockey, Baby!
Date: December 31, 2023
Time: 2:00 pm
Location: Scotiabank Centre

Holly Dolly Christmas 

Join Dolly’s biggest fans as they pay tribute to their icon with some of her most recognizable songs of the season at Grafton Street Dinner Theatre.
Date: November 18, 2023 – January 13, 2024
Location: Grafton Street Dinner Theatre

2024 New Year’s Day Levees

New Year’s Day Levee at Government House

When: January 1st, 2023
Time: 11:00 am – 12:30 pm
Where: Government House, 1451 Barrington Street, Halifax