Dartmouth

Weekend Roundup
5 Awesome Family-Friendly Activities in HRM this Weekend (September 18-19)

Do you like to be in the know? Sign up for the monthly Family Fun Halifax e-newsletter. We give you a peek at all of the great, upcoming, family-friendly activities scheduled for Halifax, Dartmouth, Bedford, Sackville – and beyond. Don’t pack away your summer gear just yet! It looks like the warm weather may
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Dartmouth Open Street
Dartmouth Open Street Sunday

It’s Downtown Dartmouth’s biggest street party of the year! Dartmouth Open Street Sunday is a collaborative community event that opens up streets to pedestrians, cyclists, food trucks…and everything in between. Join in the FREE fun at Portland Street and Prince Albert Road from Alderney Landing to Sullivan’s Pond Park. With
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Halifax Summer Playground Splash Pad
Splish Splash! 8 Awesome Summer Playgrounds with Splash Pads (or fresh water) in Halifax, Dartmouth, Bedford and Sackville

Where to go on a hot summer day in HRM? Check out our list of cool summer playgrounds with splash pads where you can have fun and cool off at the same time! 1. Westmount School Playground and Splash Pad The playground and splash pad at Westmount School has an
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Playgrounds in HRM
Wheeee! 10 Must-Visit Playgrounds in HRM to Check Out this Summer!

  Playgrounds. The laughter as the toddler on the swing soars for the sky, the squeal as the preschooler rockets down the slide, and the sense of accomplishment as the school-ager finally makes it all the way across the monkey bars. Playgrounds are not only fun for the kids, but
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Alderney Market
Alderney Landing Farmers’ Market

The Alderney Landing Farmers’ Market is a bustling market in Dartmouth, at the Alderney Landing Terminal. Come to experience a market space filled with food, craft, lotions and potions, art, and other curiosities! It’s a place where there is something for everyone, a place where you will probably run into
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IceFest Dartmouth
Downtown Dartmouth Ice Festival – CANCELLED for 2021

Come to downtown Dartmouth to experience the 3rd Annual Downtown Dartmouth Ice Festival – a heartwarming celebration of local love! This all-ages fun week will include FREE activities such as ice sculpture carvings with more events and details coming soon! Visit their Facebook page for a complete schedule.  

Christmas Lights Halifax
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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Christmas in Cole Harbour Giles House
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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Blunenose Ghosts
Frightening Fun for all Ages at the Bluenose Ghosts Festival

The Bluenose Ghosts Festival at Alderney Landing has something for everyone, including a Haunted House, a Captured Escape Room, Ghost Stories and a spooky mini putt! Click here for a list of all the events. The Bluenose Ghosts Festival is an ongoing initiative by Alderney Landing to preserve the cultural
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Mastermind Toys
CANCELLED: March Break Events at Mastermind Toys

Mastermind Toys in Bayers Lake and Dartmouth Crossing will be hosting three days of March Break fun! Join them in-store for their make and take crafts. The first 45 kids in each store can participate in the events. Tuesday, March 17th – Klutz Wednesday, March 18th – Lego Thursday, March
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