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Halifax Citadel

Citadel Hill Revolutionary War Re-enactment

Are you a history buff? Members of various maritime living history groups will set up a military camp along the Halifax Citadel’s western ramparts to depict the time of the American Revolution. Come try on period clothing, take in the scent of the campfires, and immerse yourself in this pivotal
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Kite Festival
East Coast Kite Festival

“Fly as high as you can” at the 6th 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! *This event was
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Halifax Citadel
March Break Family Tours at the Halifax Citadel

Take a private tour of the Halifax Citadel this March Break with your family or friends! Discover how the soldiers lived and survived the cold Halifax winters on this special winter-guided tour. Tours are approximately 45 to 60 minutes. Reserve tours online through Eventbrite. Cost is $54.99 + HST per family/group
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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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