5 Awesome Family-Friendly Events in Halifax this Weekend (February 29-March 1)

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Weekend Event Guide

Presented by Mini Pop Kids

Will March greet us like a lion or a lamb? No doubt we have a few wintery days left, and this is the East Coast so possibly it will come in like a surly cat and go out like an angry ewe but no matter… we have some great events to keep you entertained this weekend! The Mini Pop Kids will be in town on Saturday at the Rebecca Cohn rockin’ a matinee show and an evening show, you can also enjoy some wintery fun at the Family Winter Fest or rock to the beats of djembe drums with Dr. Henry Bishop. Have a great weekend, Halifax!

3,2,1… Blastoff,

Check out our Weekend Event Guide: 5 Family-Friendly Events in Halifax and beyond: (Click on each heading for more info)

1. Mini Pop Kids ‘Bright Lights Tour’

Join Avery, Carter, Jazzy, Kayleigh, and Peyton – the Mini Pop Kids, as they share their talents, youthful energy and love of music with you and your family! They will be performing at the Rebecca Cohn and will be joined by local dancers from Dartmouth Dance and the Dance Zone.

Enjoy a wintery day in the great outdoors at beautiful Shubie Park with their ‘Family Winter Fest’ celebration. This FREE family afternoon will be full of fun – try snowshoeing, outdoor cooking, crafts, and of course… hot chocolate!

3. Michaels Kids Club and Michaels MAKEBreak 

The kids can get crafty on Saturday at Michaels with the Kids Club Craft in the morning – ‘Mixed Media Canvas’ and the MAKEBreak Craft in the afternoon – ‘Floral Hoop Wreath’.Mini Pop Kids Halifax

4. Djembe Drums with Dr. Henry Bishop

Celebrate African Heritage Month with a FREE hands-on educational rhythmic experience with Dr. Henry Bishop at the Alderney Gate Public Library. Learn rhythms and grooves with Artist, Musician, Educator, and Humanitarian, Dr. Henry Bishop. This family-friendly event is FREE!

5. Dine Around Halifax

It’s your last weekend to enjoy the ‘Dine Around’ Menus and sample some of the city’s best culinary creations. Select from $10, $20, $30, $40 and $50 menus, specially curated by local chefs at 60+ restaurants throughout Halifax!

But wait… there’s more!

Curious about other events happening throughout the month of March? Take a look at our ‘What’s Happening in March’ Event Guide.

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Family Events in Halifax

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Get ready to sing, dance and make memories with the Mini Pop Kids, Bright Lights Concert Tour! You’ll love to sing along with hits by Ariana Grande, Shawn Mendes, The Jonas Brothers, Taylor Swift, and more. Along with a few blasts from the past, it’s sure to be an experience that the whole family will enjoy. Kids, tweens, and teens will be dancing and singing alongside the Mini Pop Kids and the parents may even learn a dance move or two. Hang on for the ride because these pre-teen sensations play instruments, sing, dance, dap, and floss like no others!

Canada’s best selling kid’s music group, the Mini Pop Kids, will be bringing their talents to the stage of the Rebecca Cohn Auditorium, LIVE in Halifax, performing family-friendly versions of the year’s biggest hits, straight off their latest release, Mini Pop Kids 17. There are still limited tickets available for their two Halifax performances – Saturday, February 29th at 2:00 pm and 6:00 pm!

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