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Weekend Event Guide
5 Awesome Family-Friendly Activities in HRM this Weekend (May 14-15)

Dig out the summer clothes and backyard toys… double digits and sunshine are on the way! If the kids have outgrown everything over the winter, check out the fantastic deals at the Wee-Cycle Kids Sale this weekend. We also have a ton of fun family events going on around HRM
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Mastermind Toys
March Break Take and Make at Mastermind Toys

Mastermind Toys in Bayers Lake and Dartmouth Crossing will be hosting a ‘Take and Make’ each day of March Break! Join them in-store for a different FREE activity each day. March Break Take and Make at Mastermind Toys When: March 14th – 18th, 2022 Where: Mastermind Toys – Bayers Lake
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Christmas Lights
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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Swimming in HRM
Best Places to Swim in HRM – Parent-Tot Swims, Family Swims, Teen Swims

Ok, so it’s not quite the same as a sunny holiday to a fabulous Southern destination, but we can dream. No, there isn’t a swim-up bar either, but it does get us out of the cold and in a warm pool for some timeless memories with the kids! Here are
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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 Years
Halifax Christmas Tree Lighting

The 2021 Halifax Tree Lighting Ceremony is a Downtown Halifax family event you won’t want to miss! Get in the holiday spirit with live entertainment and the unveiling of the City Hall holiday projection show! Santa will be making an appearance to help light the tree and the fireworks show
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Halifax parade of lights 2016
Halifax Parade of Lights

Don your mittens, hats, and glow-sticks… the 26th annual Saltwire Halifax Parade of Lights is back! Kick-off the holiday season with some great family fun… a parade and a visit from the Jolly ol’ Fella! The Parade begins at 6 pm on Upper Water Street and ends on University Avenue
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Bah Humbug! It’s Dickens’ A Christmas Carol.

Once again, Dickens’ A Christmas Carol (adapted and directed by Jeremy Webb, who you may know from Neptune’s Beauty & The Beast where he played The Clock) is back on stage in Halifax, at Neptune. This is its 18th year! Whether read aloud with family and friends or in solitude
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Barra MacNeils
The Barra MacNeils – An East Coast Christmas

One of the most beloved concerts of the season, the Barra MacNeils East Coast Christmas shows feature a highly entertaining brand of traditional seasonal fare. Entertaining stories and new musical twists mixed with lush harmonies and intricate instrumental stylings will be a show not to be missed! Join them for
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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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