Halifax Citadel

Kite Festival
East Coast Kite Festival

“Fly as high as you can” at the 5th Annual East Coast Kite Festival at Citadel Hill! All are welcome to this FREE, non-alcoholic, family-friendly event. There will be food vendors, local artists, and lots of cool and crazy kites! A great family day on the Hill! East Coast Kite
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Victorian Christmas
Victorian Christmas at the Halifax Citadel

Join Parks Canada and the 78th Highlanders for their 30th annual Victorian Christmas celebration at the Halifax Citadel on Saturday, November 23rd and Sunday, November 24th. Bundle up, enjoy some hot cider and a chance to experience and learn about Christmas celebrations in the Victorian era. There will be Victorian
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Canada Day at the Halifax Citadel

Celebrate Canada’s birthday at one of the most iconic spots in the city and enjoy FREE entry with the Halifax Citadel Canada Day Celebration. The traditional noon cannon will start things off, followed by the 21-gun salute, music, military performances, and of course… birthday cake! Canada Day at the Halifax
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A Soldier's Life, Parks Canada program at the Halifax Citadel. Photo by Debbie Malaidack
Enlist your Kids in the Army! Hands-on Adventure with A Soldier’s Life at The Halifax Citadel National Historic Site

Who says history can’t be fun?  To experience history hands-on, I dispatched two very special envoys to check out A Soldier’s Life, now in its fourth year at the Halifax Citadel and Historic Site. With a strong sense of adventure and a keen interest in military history, my Godson and his brother, aged
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RCMP Musical Ride
See this Once in a Lifetime Performance: The RCMP Musical Ride at the Halifax Citadel

As part of 2017 celebrations, Parks Canada and the Halifax Citadel National Historic Site are pleased to welcome the RCMP Musical Ride to the Garrison Grounds for two special performances. A spectacle known around the world, the RCMP Musical Ride is performed by a full troop of 32 riders and
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