December

Giving Back
5 Ways to Give Back with your Kids this Holiday Season

The holidays can be a time to reflect and a time to renew your inner spirit. As parents, we are always looking for ways to instill kindness and generosity in our children. The holiday season is a great time to elevate your spirit of giving and help children learn about
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Christmas at the Cove
Christmas at the Cove

Head out to beautiful Fisherman’s Cove in Eastern Passage for the annual ‘Christmas at the Cove’. There will be lots of local artisans with uniquely crafted Nova Scotia treasures. The Heritage Centre will have lots of local vendors and shops along the boardwalk will be open. Hope to ‘sea’ you
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MH Parade of Lights
Musquodobit Harbour Christmas Parade of Lights

Join in the fun at the 8th Annual Musquodoboit Harbour Christmas Parade of Lights! Bundle up and bring the whole family to this great community event. There will be a collection of non-perishable food items and toys for the local food bank, as well as donations of mittens and hats.
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Rope Wreath
Nautical Rope Wreath Making at The Maritime Museum of the Atlantic

Head to the Maritime Museum of the Atlantic during the Evergreen Festival and learn about the traditional craft of nautical rope wreaths. Staff will be demonstrating the wreaths in the boat shop and you can make your own there or take home the supplies to make it at home! *Activities
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The Celtic Christmas Show
The Celtic Christmas Show

The Celtic Christmas Show has quickly become a yearly tradition in Halifax. This 90-minute show evokes the magic and wonder of the Christmas season featuring a talented cast of Celtic musicians, singers, and dancers. The Celtic Christmas Show When: Saturday, December 11th, 2021 Time: TBA Where: Alderney Landing Theatre Address: 2
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Last Minute Craft Fair
Last Minute Christmas Craft Show

Christmas is just around the corner and the ‘Last Minute Christmas Craft Show’ is ready to help you finish off your holiday list. Avoid the busy malls and come find the perfect gift. There will be lots of unique finds from local artists – something for all the special people
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New Ross Christmas Festival
New Ross Christmas Festival

The New Ross Christmas Festival is a  family-friendly weekend-long event just one hour from Halifax. This family-friendly festival includes the tree lighting ceremony, Christmas Tree U-picks, Ross Farm Museum’s ‘Christmas in the Country’, local entertainment, and much more. Most sites at the Festival have free admission, meal costs are in the
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Halifax Crafters
Halifax Crafters Winter Market

The Halifax Crafters Society Winter Market is a three-day event, running from Friday evening through Sunday in central Halifax. There will be lots of beautiful and totally unique gift ideas at every table and come hungry, you’ll also find plenty of yummy treats, including food vendors selling lunch, snacks, and
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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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Winter Tree for the Birds
Winter Tree for the Birds

Join Halifax North West Trails Association as they celebrate the coming of winter by making simple bird feeders for the Mainland Common Loop. This all-ages event in partnership with Ducks Unlimited and CWF Wild Outside welcomes winter and gives the local birds some tasty treats. Delicious cups of hot chocolate
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