Weekend Event Guide
5 Awesome Family-Friendly Activities in HRM this Weekend (May 21-23)

It’s here! Summer doesn’t technically start until June but the May Long Weekend has always been the unofficial start to summer! As the fun starts to heat up and winter becomes a distant memory, get set to head outdoors and enjoy all that nature has to offer. For the outdoor
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Egg Hunt
Easter Egg Hunt at Mic Mac Mall

Hop on over to Mic Mac Mall for some Family Easter Fun! Visit the 5 ‘egg stations’ where you will participate in an activity to earn a stamp on your egg hunt map – get 5 stamps to redeem a treat bag! The cost to participate is $5/child. All proceeds
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Mastermind Toys
March Break Take and Make at Mastermind Toys

Mastermind Toys in Bayers Lake and Dartmouth Crossing will be hosting a ‘Take and Make’ each day of March Break! Join them in-store for a different FREE activity each day. March Break Take and Make at Mastermind Toys When: March 14th – 18th, 2022 Where: Mastermind Toys – Bayers Lake
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Ice Festival
Downtown Dartmouth Ice Festival

Come to downtown Dartmouth to experience the annual Downtown Dartmouth Ice Festival – a heartwarming celebration of local love! This all-ages fun day will include FREE activities such as ice sculpture carvings with more events and details coming soon! Visit their Facebook page for a complete schedule. Downtown Dartmouth Ice
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Christmas Lights
Lighting Up HRM! The Best Christmas Lights in Halifax, Dartmouth and Beyond!

It’s that time of year again… we are ‘Lighting Up HRM’! From Halifax to Hubbards, Sambro to Sackville, Dartmouth, Bedford, and all places in between, these are the best Christmas lights in HRM! Hundreds of staples, thousands of tie wraps and millions of ooh’s and aah’s later, we are ‘Lighting
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Swimming in HRM
Best Places to Swim in HRM – Parent-Tot Swims, Family Swims, Teen Swims

Ok, so it’s not quite the same as a sunny holiday to a fabulous Southern destination, but we can dream. No, there isn’t a swim-up bar either, but it does get us out of the cold and in a warm pool for some timeless memories with the kids! Here are
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Dartmouth Tree Lighting
Lights of Dartmouth Christmas

Join in the FREE family fun at the Lights of Dartmouth Christmas! Celebrate the holiday with a stroll through Downtown Dartmouth to view the spectacular lights displays. The map will show you where to go so you can be sure not to miss any of these festive lights! Lights of
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Shubie Tree Lighting
Shubie Park Christmas Tree Lighting

Bring the whole family to Shubie Park for their annual Christmas tree lighting. Enjoy music, fireworks, hot drinks, treats, and marshmallows toasting over a big bonfire! And of course, Santa will be there to help the children count down to the tree lighting. Shubie Park Christmas Tree Lighting When: Sunday, December
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Dartmouth Makers
Dartmouth Makers Winter Market

The Dartmouth Makers Winter Market features over 50 artisans of ceramics, jewelry, cosmetics, apparel, print and paper, textiles, food, and more! Check out the BRONZE WINNER in the BEST CRAFT SHOW category in ‘the Coast’s Best of Halifax Reader’s Choice Awards – 2018 edition’. Come shop local in the heart
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Warm up to Winter CHHF
Christmas at Cole Harbour Heritage Farm

Warm-up to Winter at the Annual Christmas Craft Fair at Cole Harbour Heritage Farm. The Heritage Farm Christmas craft show is moving outdoors this year. There will be lots of local hand-made goods and when you are finished shopping, warm up by the fire with festive drinks and snacks! Christmas
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