October

Halifax Thunderbirds Lacrosse
Halifax Thunderbirds Lacrosse Purple vs Orange Game FREE ADMISSION!

The long-awaited return of the Halifax Thunderbirds is HERE! Come out and have a look at the 2021-22 team at the annual Purple vs Orange intrasquad game. The house will be on fire with one of the hottest tickets of the season. Best part? Tickets are FREE! Get tickets here.
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Spooky Story Walk
Halloween Scavenger Hunt

The Keshen Goodman Library will get you into the Halloween spirit with a spooky Halloween Scavenger Hunt! ‘Our forgetful Library witch has misplaced her potion ingredients. With the help of her spooky Halloween friends, follow the clues and collect the missing items in this adventurous scavenger hunt. Help finish the
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Spooktacular Science
Spooktacular Science at The Discovery Centre

Think nothing shocks you? Get creeped out at the Spooktacular Science Halloween Party at The Discovery Centre this Halloween. Join the staff and volunteers at the Discovery Centre’s 9th annual Spooktacular for an epic family Halloween party. Family-friendly experiments, eye-popping demos, costume competitions and Halloween crafts are all included with
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Diwali
Halifax Diwali Party – Festival of Lights

All are invited to the annual Diwali Party, a ‘Festival of Lights. Diwali is a major Hindu festival in South East Asia and also a new year for Hinduism. It is celebrated by millions in and around Asian countries and is India’s most awaited festival. Join in Halifax’s celebration with
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Spooks
The Unicorn Theatre presents ‘Spooks’

Join in the spooky fun and get in the Halloween Spirit with the Unicorn Theatre’s Halloween production of ‘Spooks’! Dancing Skeleton, Mr. Napoleon Bonaparte and his friends of ghoulies, ghosties and other spooks will be performing a number of short, fun plays about Halloween. The show is suitable for children
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Halloween Guide Halifax
The 2021 Ultimate Guide to Spooktacular Family Halloween Events in Halifax – and Beyond!

If you’re looking for the best Family Halloween Events in Halifax and surrounding areas for Halloween 2021, you’ve come to the right place! Here’s what’s happening for families this spooky season. This listing is divided into three sections: Family-Friendly Events, Halloween Horrors for adults and tweens/teens, and Spooky Ghost Walks.
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Halloween Survival Guide
Halloween Candy: A Parent’s Survival Guide!

Back in the day (some may call it the olden days), I always remember Halloween being on October 31st. One day. How is it that Halloween has gone from an event that lasted a few hours to one that seems to go on for weeks? Between sports teams, neighbourhood parties,
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Hike For Epilepsy
Unicorn Theatre’s Purple Hike For Epilepsy

Join the Unicorn Theatre for the Purple Hike for Epilepsy – 2km and 5km Family-Friendly Routes on Rails to Trails. This is a fundraiser for the Epilepsy Association of Nova Scotia where all proceeds will go to education and resources. Come to join the fun and help the epilepsy community!
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Blunenose Ghosts
Frightening Fun for all Ages at the Bluenose Ghosts Festival

The Bluenose Ghosts Festival at Alderney Landing has something for everyone, including a Haunted House, an Escape Room, and a Crypt Ride! Click here for a list of all the events. The Bluenose Ghosts Festival is an ongoing initiative by Alderney Landing to preserve the cultural heritage and integrity of
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DHG Holiday Show
Dartmouth Handcrafters’ Guild Holiday Craft Show

Hey, early birds! Be the first to get your Christmas shopping underway, at the Dartmouth Handcrafters’ Guild 2021 Holiday Craft Show! The festival is held just before Halloween, October 22nd – 24th and $6 admission is good for the whole weekend!  (children under 12 are FREE) The Dartmouth Handcrafters Guild
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