Halifax

Dalplex
Dalplex

  Dalplex is a full recreation facility on the campus of Dalhousie University. In addition to their arena and aquatics centre, the newly renovated fitness centre is now open! Dalplex also host a variety of programs for kids including, recreation programs, summer camps and birthday parties. Dalplex Address: 6260 South
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Canada Games Centre
Canada Games Centre

As one of the showcase venues for the 2011 Canada Winter Games, the Canada Games Centre is a vibrant and lasting legacy of this national event. Today, it is Halifax’s newest fitness, aquatic and recreation facility promoting healthy and active lifestyles with a focus on community. In addition to their
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Cat Show
Miaow! It’s the Halifax Halloween Cat Show

Calling all cat lovers! You won’t want to miss the Halifax Halloween Cat Show! There will be plenty of champion kitty events, including the ‘Special Black Cat’ competition and ‘The Famous Cat Costume Class’. Over 100 cats on exhibition from Exotic Shorthairs to Bengals, over 25 different breeds. Come see
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Halifax parade of lights 2016
Halifax Parade of Lights and Red Nose Run 2019

Don your mittens, hats and glow-sticks for the 24th annual Chronicle Herald Halifax Parade of Lights and 5th Annual Red Nose Run on Saturday, November 16th. A special family tradition to kick off the holiday season! The Parade begins at 6pm on Upper Water Street and ends on University Avenue
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New Years
Halifax Christmas Tree Lighting

The 2019 Halifax Tree Lighting Ceremony is a Downtown Halifax family event you won’t want to miss! Kick off the holiday season with fun children’s live entertainment to get you in the holiday spirit. Santa will be making an appearance to help light the tree and the fireworks show will
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Symphony Nova Scotia presents The Nutcracker

With Halifax Dance and the Mermaid Theatre, Symphony Nova Scotia’s presentation of The Nutcracker has been one of Halifax’s favourite holiday tradition for over 25 years. Featuring incredible giant puppets, beautiful ballet dancing, and the music of Tchaikovsky’s hauntingly beautiful Nutcracker Suite, The Nutcracker tells a story founded in fantasy. It
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Halifax City Hall
2020 New Years Day Levees in Halifax

The New Years Day Levee is a wholly Canadian event! Read more about the tradition here. In Halifax, there are several Levees, which are simply meet-and-greets for Governors and dignitaries or elected officials to say “Happy New Year!” to the public.  Although most kids over the age of 10 are likely
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sailors valentines Maritime Museum Halifax
Sailor’s Valentines at the Maritime Museum of the Atlantic

‘Sailor’s Valentines’, first thought to be an onboard ship’s craft, were made in Barbados and sold as souvenirs to sailors heading home to their sweethearts. This Valentine’s Day at the Maritime Museum of the Atlantic, you can make a sailor’s valentine too! These beautiful Valentine’s are made by using ordinary
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Playgrounds in HRM
Wheeee! 10 Must-Visit Playgrounds in HRM to Check Out this Summer!

  Playgrounds. The laughter as the toddler on the swing soars for the sky, the squeal as the preschooler rockets down the slide, and the sense of accomplishment as the school-ager finally makes it all the way across the monkey bars. Playgrounds are not only fun for the kids, but
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Rays Wildlife
Little Ray’s Wildlife Festival

Little Ray’s Reptile Zoo is combining forces with Nashwaak Valley Farm and returning to Halifax with the Little Ray’s Wildlife Festival – an enormous wildlife extravaganza that your kids will LOVE! The 15,000 square foot exhibit will feature over 30 live animal exhibits, 2 highly interactive educational programs that will rotate
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