Nova Scotia Heritage Day Family Events

Heritage Day

Each year, Nova Scotia Heritage Day honours a notable Nova Scotian or Nova Scotians. This year, Nova Scotia Heritage Day is Monday, February 17th and will honour Africville. If you would like to know more about Nova Scotia Heritage Day, click here for a review of previous and future honourees.

Here is a list of events and exhibitions happening in and around Halifax – and beyond!

Sackville Snow Days Festival

There are so many fun family events planned for this year’s Sackville Snow Days Festival including snowshoeing, a winter wonderland skate, a snowman contest, scavenger hunt, Snow Day dance, and of course, the big parade!  Snow days do not specifically link with Heritage Day, but it’s a great way to spend time with family.
When: Friday, February 14th – Monday, February 17th, 2020
Where: Various Locations in Lower Sackville
Website: Sackville Snow Days

Zatzman Sportsplex Anniversary Open House

When: Monday, February 17th, 2020
Time: 9:00 am – 11:00 am
Address: 110 Wyse Road, Dartmouth

Family Fun Day in Beaver Bank

When: Monday, Feb 17th, 2020
Time: 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Where: Beaver Bank Kinsac Community Center
Address: 1583 Beaver Bank Road, Beaver Bank
Phone: 902-488-9122

Family Skate at St. Margaret’s Centre (FREE)

Join MLA Iain Rankin, and MLA Ben Jessome for their 5th annual Heritage Day Family Skate!  All are welcome. Free hotdogs, hot chocolate and face painting will be available during the skate.
When: Monday, February 17th, 2020
Time: 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Where: 12 Westwood Boulevard, Hammonds Plains

Family Skate at Sackville Arena (FREE)

Join MLA Darrell Samson for the Heritage Day Family Skate and Community Gathering! There will be chili and buns, coffee and tea. All are welcome!
When: Monday, February 17th, 2020
Time: 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Where: 91 First Lake Drive, Lower Sackville

Family Skate at the Eastern Shore Arena (FREE)

Join MLA Kevin Murphy for the Heritage Day Family Skate!  All are welcome. Free hotdogs and hot chocolate will be available during the skate (while supplies last). See you there!
When: Monday, February 17th, 2020
Time: 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Where: 67 Park Road, Musquodoboit Harbour

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