August

Tallahassee Days
Tallahassee Days Pirate Festival at Fisherman’s Cove

Tallahassee Days is the winner of the L’Écho des Mers 2015 Best Canadian Pirate Event of the year! This fun pirate festival celebrates the Nautical Manoeuvre accomplished by local Harbour Pilot Jock Flemming. Prior to this twin-screw Steamer passing through ‘the Narrows’ of the Eastern Passage, a boat of such size
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Learn to Camp
Learn to Camp Experiences with Parks Canada and MEC

Join Parks Canada and ‘Learn to Camp’ at York Redoubt National Historic Site! Enjoy a great night of camping without having to invest hundreds of dollars in camping gear. Bring the whole family for a night that they will never forget in the great outdoors – and only 15 minutes
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Artist of the Day
Artist of the Day at the Maritime Museum of the Atlantic

Let your imagination soar this summer at the Maritime Museum of the Atlantic. Stop by the museum courtyard on Tuesdays, rain or shine, and SEA what moves your little ones to paint and make a unique maritime creation! FREE to participate! Artist of the Day at the Maritime Museum of
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WingsnWheels
Wings n’ Wheels

Explore the Atlantic Canada Aviation Museum during their 4th Annual Wings n’ Wheels! There will be a FREE BBQ and refreshments, face painting, games, and prizes for kids of all ages. They have hundreds of artifacts, both large and small, on display, including more than 20 aircraft and 3 simulators 
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Gallery Go
Gallery Go!

  Gallery Go! is a summer drop-in program at the Art Gallery of Nova Scotia for anyone looking to discover, explore, and create art. Open to all ages and skill levels, this new program offers a space for those interested in exploring their creative side, leading their own art project,
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Halifax County Exhibition
Halifax County Exhibition

Bring the whole family to the beautiful Musquodoboit Valley for a weekend of family fun at their annual agricultural fair! There will be daily live entertainment, as well as, draft and light horse classes, a dairy show, a beef show and other fun livestock classes! If you prefer trucks over
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Summer Carnival
Eastern Passage-Cow Bay Summer Carnival

The 44th Annual Eastern Passage-Cow Bay Summer Carnival will be taking place this year from Sunday, August 4th to Sunday, August 11th. This weeklong Carnival will have tons of family friendly events including the Teddy Bear Picnic, Sand Castle Contest, Scavenger Hunt, Midway, Parade, Fireworks, and so much more! Check
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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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Michaels Camp Creativity – Summer Art Projects for Kids

  Calling all crafters! Michaels stores are taking all the fun of their popular Saturday Kids Club program and spreading it out over seven weeks for a summer of creative fun! Michaels Camp Creativity art projects are offered on Monday, Wednesday and Friday mornings on a drop-in basis between 10 am
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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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