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November

Family Fun
Snow Folk Street Art Festival on Quinpool

Stroll Quinpool Road to see plain white “Snow Folks” transformed into colourfully decorated winter street art pieces displayed in the windows of several businesses along Quinpool Road. There will be a contest at the end where you can vote for your favourite! Snow Folk Street Art Festival When: November –
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Family Fun
Our Painted House at the Art Gallery of Nova Scotia

Get creative at the Art Gallery of Nova Scotia. Our Painted House is a drop-in activity inspired by Maud Lewis’ iconic Painted House. Using a variety of materials, you are invited to create your own artwork shingle to add to the painted house, an almost-to-scale image of Maud’s home. Our
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skating HRM
Where to Skate in HRM: Public Skates and Family Skates, Winter 2022/2023

Fun Fact: Did you know that Halifax was home to British North America’s very first indoor skating rink, way back in 1863? It was in the Public Gardens! Click here to read that story from CBC Nova Scotia. Continuing with this tradition, there are plenty of Public Skates and Family
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Santa’s Reindeer Forest at Halifax Shopping Centre
Santa’s Reindeer Forest at Halifax Shopping Centre

Experience the magic and wonder of the season with in-person and virtual Santa visits with Santa’s Reindeer Forest at the Halifax Shopping Centre! Santa’s Reindeer Forest at Halifax Shopping Centre When: November 26th – December 23rd, 2022 Time: various times available for pre-booking (see website) Where: Halifax Shopping Centre, 7001
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Santa at Mic Mac Mall
Santa at Mic Mac Mall

Santa will be at the Mic Mac Mall every day of the week leading up to Christmas. Join him and his elves at the Portland Express in the Bay Court, 2nd Level. Santa will also be doing Sensitive Santa visits this year. Santa at Mic Mac Mall When: November 19th
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Santa at Bass Pro
Santa at Bass Pro Shops

Santa is on his way to Bass Pro Shops and you can visit him until Christmas Eve and get a FREE 4×6 photo! Pre-registration is required and space is limited. Santa at Bass Pro Shops When: November 13th – December 24th, 2022 Time: various times (check Facebook) Where: Bass Pro
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Santa Visits
The Best Places in HRM to Visit Santa Claus

Want to know where to see Santa this holiday season? He is an extremely busy fella this time of year but luckily we have found a few places in HRM where you can catch up with him. Here’s our list of where to see Santa in HRM this Christmas. Click
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The Ultimate Guide to Halifax Christmas Markets and Craft Fairs

Whether you are searching for the perfect gift for someone special or simply enjoy keeping up with holiday traditions, there will be lots of amazing finds at each Christmas Craft Fair and Holiday Market in HRM this season. Get in the holiday spirit and shop local by visiting one of
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Evergreen Festival in Downtown Halifax
Evergreen Festival in Downtown Halifax

Bundle up and get ready to celebrate the most wonderful time of the year with Halifax’s most incredible holiday experience – the Evergreen Festival! Enjoy 4 weeks of outdoor family-friendly festive fun. Follow their Facebook page for all the latest news and events! Evergreen encompasses many events throughout the city,
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Tree Lightings in HRM

Nothing says the holidays quite like the majestically lit Christmas Tree. Santa is going to be busy helping to light all the trees in HRM but if anyone can do it, it’s Santa! Join in the festive fun at these Tree Lighting Ceremonies – FREE family fun for the whole
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