August

Halifax Summer Festivals
11 Amazing Halifax Summer Festivals You Won’t Want to Miss

  Halifax comes alive again this summer with tons of exciting festivals for everyone. Whether you enjoy Jump-ups, Jazz or Jugglers, here are 11 Family-Friendly Halifax Summer Festivals you won’t want to miss! JUNE Lebanese Cedar Festival When: May 30th – June 2nd, 2019 Where: 111 Clayton Park Drive, Halifax
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Summer Reading Club
Register your Kids in the TD Summer Reading Club

If you would like your kids to continue reading over the summer, encourage them to join the Summer Reading Club, run by Halifax libraries, and sponsored by TD bank! When your kids register for the TD Summer Reading Club Halifax they will get a free reading kit, including a magazine filled
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Switch Open Street Sunday Dartmouth
Switch Open Street Sunday: Dartmouth New Date!

A little rain can’t cancel the biggest street party of the summer in Dartmouth! The June Open Street event that got rained out is now rescheduled for August! It’s Downtown Dartmouth’s biggest street party of the year! Switch Open Street Sunday is a collaborative community event that opens up streets
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Shakespeare by The Sea
Shakespeare by The Sea: Shakespeare Hacks for the Whole Family

Have you ever watched a live Shakespeare play? Feeling a little nervous about the language barrier? Here are some tips on how to enjoy Halifax’s Shakespeare by the Sea with your family. Explore the magic of these classic performances in the unique setting of Point Pleasant Park’s Cambridge Battery. Shakespeare By The Sea recommends
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Summer Skating at the Halifax Oval

The ice has gone, but that’s no reason to stop skating at the Halifax Oval! Head down to the Halifax Commons for some fun summer Skating at the Emera Oval.  Inline skates and 4-wheels are welcome to whizz around the concrete track, which, to share a bit of trivia, has
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Saturday Movie Night at the Chickenburger
Summer Saturday Movie Night at The Chickenburger

Ah, Those Summer Nights! Why not spend a few of them with your family down at the Chickenburger? Tell you more? Between July 6th and August 31st, The Chickenburger will be hosting 5 free movie nights with classic family movies like Grease and, our favourite, The Princess Bride. Starting times
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Storytime at the Public Gardens
Storytime at the Public Gardens – Thank you Woozles and Uncommon Grounds!

It’s Summer Storytime at the Halifax Public Gardens. Kids, toddlers, babies and their parents can enjoy FREE stories every Tuesday and Thursday at 10:30 am, thanks to our friends at Woozles bookstore and the team at Uncommon Grounds. Storytime happens rain or shine, either inside Uncommon Grounds cafe, or on
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Natal Day Events for families Halifax
20 Family-Friendly Natal Day Events in Halifax and Dartmouth

The Halifax-Dartmouth Natal Day website has been updated, and it looks great! 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 pancake breakfasts, parties
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Lantern Festival
Northern Lights Lantern Festival – North End Halifax’s Best Kept Summer Secret

  The Northern Lights Lantern Festival is the North End’s best kept summer secret! The 16th Annual Festival will be held at Merv Sullivan Park (The Pit). There will be tons of FREE events including pony rides, bouncy castles, face painting, games, lantern making, tons of live stage entertainment –
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Clam Harbour Sandcastle competition
Clam Harbour Sandcastle Competition

Get your bucket and shovel…it’s time to build a sandcastle! Entry to compete in the annual Clam Harbour Sandcastle competition is $10 for adults or FREE for children and youth. To build your masterpiece, you may use hands and hand tools including shovels, spatulas, rakes, pails, etc. as well as
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