December

Evergreen Festival
Evergreen Festival in Downtown Halifax

Bundle up and get ready to celebrate the most wonderful time of the year with Halifax’s newest holiday experience – the Evergreen Festival! Enjoy 4 weeks of outdoor family-friendly festive fun. Check out the holiday lights and virtual market, as well as concerts and shows. Follow their Facebook page for
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Best Places to go Sledding in Halifax
The Best Places to go Sledding in Halifax

Are you looking for the best places to go sledding in HRM? Look no further! Here’s our list of the top 10 best hills, plus a fabulous map that can show you all of the recommended sledding and tobogganing hills in the greater Halifax region. If we are missing your
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Mills Brothers Christmas Window Display
Revisit The Classic Mills Brothers Christmas Window Display at Holiday Village – The Museum of Natural History

Do you remember the Christmas window at Mills Brothers – the one with mechanical Snow White and the seven dwarfs? So intricate, so magical, and such a special part of Halifax history! If like us, you have been mourning the loss of the old Mills Brothers Christmas window display on
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Emera Oval
New Years Eve at the Emera Oval

Welcome 2020 with some outdoor family fun at the Emera Oval! Bring the whole clan for a New Year’s Eve skate and enjoy the fireworks show after skating. Do you have little ones bubbling with excitement but can’t stay awake until midnight? No problem! There will be an early fireworks
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New Years
New Year’s Eve at the Grande Parade

  It’s the biggest New Year’s Eve party in the city and this year’s annual party at the Grande Parade will be broadcasted on live television so you can celebrate with your family and friends, near and far! The party will get underway with a DJ, followed by three great
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New-Years-2020
Family Friendly New Years Eve and New Years Day Events in Halifax 2020

Happy New Year, Halifax! Check out our list of Family Friendly New Years Eve and New Years Day Events in Halifax including family-friendly concerts, fireworks, polar bear swims and levees. For adult events, check-in with our friends at Destination Halifax, or to learn more about levees, read this interesting article about The Maritime Levee
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NYE Family Party
New Years Eve Family Party

New Year’s Eve isn’t just for adults! The whole family can ring in 2020 at Cole Harbour Place with swimming, skating, bouncy castles, crafts and snacks. Tickets are required to be purchased in advance. Ticket costs: Family: $15 General Public/$13 Members, 1 Adult & 1 Child: $8 General Public/$6 Members,
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Christmas at Sea Family Fun Day
Ahoy! Let’s Get Crafty! It’s Celebration at Sea Family Fun Day at The Maritime Museum of the Atlantic

Head to the Maritime Museum of the Atlantic for a fun family ornament making day of mini-nautical wreath ornaments, mini-cork sailboats and cinnamon stick reindeer ornaments. Before the 20th century, much of what is considered part of celebrating a modern Christmas such as presents, decorations, and specialty supplies, needed to
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Snowflakes
Holiday Card Making

The Alderney Gate Library will be getting festive at their Super Saturday Event. Make some last-minute holiday cards to give to friends and family! Holiday Cards When: Saturday, December 14th, 2019 Time: 10:00 am – 1:00 pm Where: Alderney Gate Public Library Address: 60 Alderney Drive, Dartmouth Phone: (902) 490-5745 Website:
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Halifax Explosion Needham
Halifax Explosion Memorial Services and Events

This year marks the 102nd anniversary of the Halifax Explosion. In honour of this day, there will be memorial services and events throughout HRM on Friday, December 6th, 2019. Fort Needham Memorial Park The Municipality’s 102nd Anniversary of the Halifax Explosion, official commemoration ceremony will be held at Fort Needham
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