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.

Welcome 2023 – New Year’s Eve Events

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New Years Eve Family Party at Cole Harbour Place

New Year’s Eve isn’t just for adults! The whole family can ring in 2023 at Cole Harbour Place with swimming, skating, bouncy castles, crafts and snacks.
When: December 31st, 2022
Time: 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Where: Cole Harbour Place

Glow Garden New Years 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 band Big Fish, dancing, fireworks and more, all under the twinkle of a million lights!
When: December 31st, 2022
Time: 4:00pm – 8:30pm
Where: Halifax Exhibition Centre

New Year’s Eve Public Skate at the Halifax Oval 

The New Year’s Eve event at The Halifax Oval is a great celebration for families with kids of all ages.
When:  December 31st, 2022
Where: Emera Oval, Halifax Commons
Admission: FREE

New Year’s Eve at Grand Parade

Join in the biggest outdoor New Years Eve celebration in the city and countdown to 2023 with a great lineup of musical entertainment and dance performances. The celebration will finish with a large fireworks display at midnight.
Date: December 31st, 2022
Time: 9:45 pm to 12:30 am
Location: Grand Parade

2023 New Year’s Day Levees

New Year's Eve and New Year's Day Events in Halifax

New Year’s Day Levee at City Hall

When: January 1st, 2023
9:30 am-11:00 am
Mayor Mike Savage and members of Regional Council
Halifax City Hall, 1841 Argyle Street, Halifax

New Year’s Day Levee at Government House

When: January 1st, 2023
Time: 11:00 am – 12:30 pm
Hosts: His Honour Arthur J. LeBlanc, Lieutenant Governor of Nova Scotia and Her Honour Mrs. Patsy LeBlanc
Where: Government House, 1451 Barrington Street, Halifax