November

best place in Halifax to see Santa
The Best Places in HRM to Visit Santa Claus

Want to know the best place in Halifax to see Santa? Well, we are told that it’s Bedford Place Mall! Yup, the Santa there has reviews as glowing as Rudolph’s shiny nose. They say he is as kind, gentle and patient as Santa himself.  In fact, rumour has it, Bedford Place
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Prescott House Christmas Tea and Sale
Christmas Shopping and Yummy Treats: The Prescott Group Tea and Sale

The Prescott Group Tea and Sale is a great way to shop, eat- and support your local community! If you have never been before, check out this fantastic event!. Shop for baked goods from the Fireside Kitchen (including fruitcakes, jams, pickles) and take advantage of a really beautiful selection of  rock-bottom-priced
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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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Nova Scotia Tree for Boston is on the Move
2019 Nova Scotia Tree for Boston

  Since 1971, Nova Scotia has given a Christmas tree to the people of the City of Boston as a measure of gratitude for the way our Southern neighbours reached out during the aftermath of the Halifax Explosion in 1917. Each year, the Nova Scotia Tree for Boston is cut from
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Remembrance Day at The Halifax Citadel
Remembrance Day at The Halifax Citadel

Commemorate Remembrance Day at The Halifax Citadel National Site where the 1st Field Artillery Regiment will fire a 21-gun salute at 11:00 am, followed by the noon gun. On Remembrance Day, The Halifax Citadel is open to the public, with FREE admission to both the site and the Army Museum.
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Remembrance Day Ceremonies in Halifax
2020 Remembrance Day Ceremonies in Halifax-Dartmouth – VIRTUAL FOR 2020

Remembrance Day Ceremonies in Halifax-Dartmouth have a special significance. Halifax served an important role in both the great wars and presently stands as Canada’s largest Canadian Forces Base, in terms of the number of personnel posted here. Whether you have a loved one in the service, or you are there
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Shopping Under the Stars
Shopping Under The Stars on Spring Garden Road

    Downtown Halifax is gearing up for Christmas in a very festive way! On two special Friday nights this season, local Spring Garden Road merchants will be offering an incredible array of discounts, deals, and freebies! Spring Garden Road is a beautiful area to eat and shop during the
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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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Beary Merry Christmas
A Beary Merry Christmas with the Stadacona Band

  Enjoy some big band fun! A Beary Merry Christmas with The Stadacona Band for The Salvation Army is a concert for a good cause. Head down to the Rebecca Cohn for an evening of music and merriment to kick off the season. Don’t forget to bring a toy for
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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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