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Weekend Roundup

Winter is in the air but the holiday fun is just warming up. If you love Christmas Markets, this weekend is for you. There are a few markets this weekend to find lots of goodies for everyone on your list . And speaking of lists, if you would like to ensure you are on Santa’s list, check out the Halifax Shopping Centre’s Reindeer Forest to chat with the jolly ol’ fella, himself! Don’t forget about our holiday lights list coming soon. If you have or know of an awesome spot that should be included on the list for all of HRM to enjoy, please email us the details!

Holiday fun is coming our way,

Check out our Weekend Event Guide – 5 Family-Friendly Activities to Enjoy in and around HRM (click on each heading for more info).

1. Santa’s Reindeer Forest at Halifax Shopping Centre

Santa is excited to see everyone this season and he has worked hard with his elves at the Halifax Shopping Centre to provide three different options for a safe and joyous visit. Check out their ‘North Pole Portal’ at the mall or book a virtual visit from the comfort of your own home.

2. Christmas at the Forum

Christmas at the Forum continues this weekend with more fantastic local artisans to help with your Christmas list.

3. Lawrencetown Christmas Craft Fair

The annual Lawrencetown Christmas Craft Show is happening this weekend! Their 2-day event will feature different vendors each day and offers FREE admission.

4. Christmas at Cole Harbour Heritage Farm

The Heritage Farm Christmas craft show is moving outdoors this year with lots of local hand-made goods and a fire where you can warm up with festive drinks and snacks!

5. Little Learners at the Discovery Centre

This one’s not a weekend activity but if you are looking for something to do with your preschooler on Thursday, head to the Discovery Centre where the Little Learners will be going on a ‘Germ Journey’.

We will have lots of great events back soon, and when we do…

Did you know you can submit your family-friendly event to us? Fill out this form with your event details and a photo, and we’ll do our best to get your event added to our busy events calendar.

Family Events in Halifax

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