October

Corn Mazes
The Ultimate Guide to Corn Mazes and Pumpkin Patches near Halifax

Get the low down on the best Corn Mazes and Pumpkin Patches near Halifax! Dakeyne Farm Sunflower Maze The Dakeyne Farm Sunflower Maze in Mount Denson, Nova Scotia is open during August and September by appointment only, weather-depending (there will be a post on Facebook or Twitter if the paths are too
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Hubbards Market
Hubbards Farmers’ Market

Head towards the beautiful South Shore, just a short drive from the city to the Hubbards Farmers’ Market at the Hubbards Barn and Community Park. This market is open every Saturday from May to October with over 50 local vendors of fresh produce, meat, fish, eggs, breads, prepared foods, plants,
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tantallon market
Tantallon Village Farmers Market

The Tantallon Village Farmers Market is open every Tuesday during the summer months and boasts over 30 local food and artisan vendors. Pick up local fruit, vegetables, and meat, or shop the great selection of local artisans. Enjoy dinner from a prepared food vendor or local food truck and cool
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Spooky Story Walk
Spooky Story Walk

The Keshen Goodman Library will get you into the Halloween spirit with a spooky story walk and ghost hunt! Join them for outside ghost stories and a ghost hunt along the way. Don’t forget to visit their customer service desk for your FREE take-home Halloween craft kit. Spooky Story Walk
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Halloween MNH
Spooky Family Fun at the Museum of Natural History

Get your costumes ready for the Museum of Natural History Family Halloween Party! For some family-friendly Halloween fun, make sure to stop by the museum to explore a perfect event for little ones new to Halloween. You can take in the galleries with the lights down low, enjoy a spooky
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Discovery Centre Halloween
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 8th annual Spooktacular for an epic family Halloween party. Family-friendly experiments, eye-popping demos, costume competitions and Halloween crafts are all included
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Pumpkins Central Library
Pumpkins Everywhere at the Central Library

Celebrate the season by making your own boo-tiful work of art with ‘Pumpkins Everywhere’ at the Halifax Central Library. Decorate your own mini pumpkin – all you need to bring is your creativity! Registration recommended. Ages 5-12. Do you have a teen who would like to join in the fun?
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Family Ghost Ship Sail
Family Ghost Ship Sail

Hop aboard the Tall Ship Silva for haunting stories of Halifax’s past. Warm-up with a cozy blanket and hot apple cider with their resident storyteller as they share unusual tales of spooky shipwrecks and ghost stories. All ages welcome! Tickets: https://ambassatours.starboardsuite.com/choose-date?tour_type_id=16 Family Ghost Ship Sail When: October 24th, 25th, and
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Ghost Ship 19+
Ghost Ship Sail

After taking part in Halloween activities with the kids all day, it’s time for some adult time! Hop aboard the Tall Ship Silva and set sail under a spooky nighttime sky for an evening of haunting stories of Halifax’s past. This is a 19+ event. Want to take the kids
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Shubie Family Walk
Family Night Walking Tour at Shubenacadie Wildlife Park

Get a nocturnal view of the Wildlife Park and its inhabitants at the Family Night Walking Tour at Shubenacadie Wildlife Park! This is an easy, guided walk of the Wildlife Park and is recommended for all ages. Please dress for the weather, wear good walking/hiking shoes and bring water. Pre-registering
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