Maritime Tattoo Festival

The 13th Annual Maritime Tattoo and Music Festival features local Maritime and international artists, as well as tattoo culture vendors showcasing art, jewelry, and clothing. There will be lots of family fun including musical performances, entertainment, hourly contests, axe throwing and a ‘Kids Zone’. Admission is $20 for adults/$5 for
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Halifax Theatre for Young People presents Brundibár

  The Halifax Theatre for Young People presents Brundibár – the story of children who sing in the marketplace to raise money for their sick mother, but are chased away by the organ player, Brundibár. With the help of animal and bird friends, as well as other children, good defeats
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Open City Dartmouth
Open City Dartmouth 2019

It’s time for Open City Dartmouth! On Saturday May 11th, Dartmouth is throwing a party… and everyone’s invited! There will be lots of action in Downtown Dartmouth with plenty of special treats at the ‘backdoor takeouts’, shopping deals, music, art – plus lots of fun activities for the kids. And
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Science Rondezvous
Science Rondezvous at the Seaport Market

Science Rondezvous, a nation-wide event, takes science, technology, engineering, art and math (STEAM) research and innovation out of the lab and onto the street for you to discover and experience! Science Rendezvous is Canada’s largest celebration of the amazing feats of science and engineering happening right here at home. As
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Subway FREE
FREE Full-Size Subway Sample

Subway Canada is taking to the streets to protest boring food routines and offer Canadians the chance to shake things up with a FREE Full-Size Subway Sample of one of their two new sandwich options. Guests in downtown Halifax will be among the first to try either the English Muffin
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Bay Expo 2019

The Seniors Association of St. Margaret’s Bay invites everyone to the 6th Annual Bay Expo in Hubley. There will be fun for the whole family at the Expo, including games for kids, flea market table, silent auction and book and jewelry sale. The exhibitor hall will showcase over 40 community-minded
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Merlin the Parrot's Birthday at the Maritime Museum of the Atlantic
Merlin the Parrot’s Birthday at the Maritime Museum of the Atlantic

It’s Merlin the Parrot’s Birthday! Come and say “Hello” to Merlin at the Maritime Museum of the Atlantic – and he’ll likely say “Hello” back! Merlin, a talkative Rainbow Macaw is celebrating his 17th birthday! Merlin’s ‘hatch’day party will include family films, crafts and a scavenger hunt, allowing participants and
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Halifax Wanderers
Halifax Wanderers FC Home Opener

Take part in Haligonian soccer history as the Halifax Wanderers FC host their first ever home match at the Wanderers Grounds. Bring your game faces as the newest team in the Canadian Premier Soccer League, your Halifax Wanderers, hosts the Hamilton Forge at their new home in the heart of
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May Events
Family Friendly Events in Halifax – May

What’s happening around our beautiful city in May? Enjoy our month-at-a-glance listing of ongoing events happening in Halifax, Dartmouth, Bedford, Sackville and beyond! May… ahhh. Yes, Spring is officially upon us in March, but May is the month where we can confidently pack away the snow pants and comfortably break
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Mini Con
Halifax Mini-Con

Halifax Central Library’s 5th Annual Halifax Mini-Con is a full-day all-ages celebration of all things geek. Come dressed in your favourite cosplay, check out some great programs, and nerd out with them as they take over the library for the day! Here are some of the great events! For a
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