Events

  • GlowPop

    Mic Mac Mall, Dartmouth
    The latest venture into the world of Selfie Factories is here! GlowPOP, a massive pop-up exhibit which is the first of its kind in Atlantic Canada, launches later this month at Mic Mac Mall! GlowPOP is scheduled to open Wednesday June 26, 2019 and run through Sunday, August 25, 2019. GlowPOP is filled with larger than life size installations, multi-sensory immersive rooms and dozens of moments designed to #LETYOURGLOWPOP.
  • Bedford Days

    This year marks the 42nd Annual Bedford Days. From June 27-July 1, residents and visitors can come join us for an incredible line-up of family friendly events and entertainment that will ensure everyone has an awesome, fun-filled weekend.
  • The Royal Nova Scotia International Tattoo

    The world comes to Halifax this summer! Australia, Estonia, United States and Beyond! Celebrate peace in its many forms: how the resolution of conflict brings about peace; how humanitarians endeavour to create change; and how the bond of friendship between participating countries have strengthened over 40 years.
  • Halifax Dartmouth Canada Day 2019

    Canada Day celebrations will include a free outdoor concert, back at the Dartmouth Alderney Landing location, culminating in an evening fireworks show. Don't miss the pancake breakfasts in Halifax and Dartmouth plus the ever-popular children's programming on the Halifax Common and so much more.
  • Wines on the Water aboard the Tall Ship Silva

    Wines on the Water aboard the Tall Ship Silva departs from 1655 Lower Water Street, Halifax.
    This two-hour sail takes guests out to the picturesque Halifax Harbour to enjoy the open air on The Tall Ship Silva's top deck. While on board, guests will enjoy a five-course wine sampling, each perfectly paired with menu items created by our Executive Chef. A key ingredient for this tour is the musical stylings provided by our resident fiddler, without which it would not be a true Nova Scotian experience. 19+
  • The Danny Gallivan Cystic Fibrosis Golf Tournament

    Ashburn’s Old Course in Halifax
    Win a Las Vegas Trip for Two in support of Cystic Fibrosis! Airfare to Vegas, with accommodations and golf green fees! The Scotia Wealth Management Gallivan Cystic Fibrosis Golf Tournament – July 3 and 4. Sponsored by: Scotia Wealth Management, CBRE, Maritime Travel, Cox and Palmer, The Chronicle Herald, Scotia Wealth Management, CBRE, Maritime Travel, Bell Alliant, Atlantica, Emera, Cobra Puma and C100.
  • Heartland Tour

    The HEARTLAND TOUR is a public awareness and engagement campaign presented annually by the Cardiac Cycling Society of Nova Scotia. Our team of volunteers works with private and public partners, community leaders and people like you to encourage Nova Scotians to choose a more physically active lifestyle.
  • Oakfield Ladies' Charity Golf Event

    In support of Chisholm Services for Children. Includes 18 Holes of Golf, Power Cart, Dinner & On Course Activities. Entry Fee Includes a $25 Donation to Charity.Additional Donations Welcome & Greatly Appreciated. Oakfield Member: $80 Non-Member: $125*
    Payment Option #1: Mail Cheque Payable To: Oakfield Ladies Charity Event Attn: Janet Nearing 6304 Willow St, Halifax NS, B3L 1N9
    Payment Option #2: E-Transfer to: oakfieldladiescharityevent@gmail.com
  • Halifax Pride Festival

    While we celebrate each other and how far we’ve come… We never forget how much more work there is to be done. For full schedule of events including the Dykes Versus Divas Softball game, Gottingen Street Fair, Tea Dance, Family Picnic and Annual Pride Parade - visit HalifaxPride.com. Because of You.
  • Multifest 2019

    Alderney Landing, Dartmouth
    Come celebrate Nova Scotia’s rich diversity with Multifest 2018! Experience performances, demonstrations, and exhibits from the multicultural fabric that makes Nova Scotia unique. Taste international culinary delights at an event that is sure to become a family favourite.
  • Halifax Busker Festival

    From fire breathers and acrobatics, to comedians and magicians, the Halifax Busker Festival brings the best street performers in the world to the Halifax waterfront. The Festival runs for six days over Nova Scotia’s Natal Day long weekend. With 300 shows in six days, the Festival highlights performances from Noon – 10 PM on multiple stages.
  • HALIFAX-DARTMOUTH NATAL DAY FESTIVAL

    A total of 30 individual events include; family activities, live music, road races, entertainment showcase, comedy night, busker performances, the Mayor & Council Garden Party in both Halifax & Dartmouth and one of the oldest parades in Atlantic Canada. Plus: three spectacular fireworks shows throughout the weekend; from a barge in Halifax Harbour on August 3rd, at the Halifax Common on August 4th and at Lake Banook on August 5th.
  • Halifax Seaport Beerfest

    Cunard Centre, Halifax
    Atlantic Canada’s largest gathering of Craft Beer, Imports & Cider! Armed with their souvenir mug, attendees can sample from the over 300 craft beers, premium imports, seasonal and ciders the many beers & ciders from around the world in a fun and social setting. The festival takes place inside the beautiful, spacious Pier 23 Cunard Centre along with Food Trucks and a 400’ waterfront patio to relax on.
  • CIRQUE DU SOLEIL: CRYSTAL

    Scotiabank Centre, Halifax
    Crystal is not just an ice show, it’s the very first experience on ice from Cirque du Soleil. Watch world-class ice skaters and acrobats claim their new frozen playground with speed and fluidity as they challenge the laws of gravity with never-before-seen acrobatics. A new kind of performance as Cirque du Soleil meets the ice to defy all expectations.
  • 2019 Truck Convoy in support of Special Olympics

    On Saturday, September 21st, 2019, truckers from Nova Scotia, New Brunswick and Prince Edward Island will unite with our partners in Law Enforcement (LETR) for the seventh year to support Special Olympics athletes. This showcase of companies, trucks, drivers, and sponsors creates a truly “One of a Kind” event for all involved. If you have participated in the past, thank you and we hope you will again this year. New trucks and drivers are most welcome!
  • Arkells Rally Cry Tour with special guest Mother Mother

    Scotiabank Centre, Halifax
    Tickets go on sale: Friday, June 21 at 10 a.m. ADT Tickets available at the Ticket Atlantic box office, participating Atlantic Superstores, by phone at (902) 451-1221 (1-877-451-1221) and online at ticketatlantic.com / sonicconcerts.com. Presented by Sonic Concerts in partnership with Halifax Pop Explosion. Arkells are partnering with PLUS1 so that $1 from every ticket sold will go to support Rainbow Railroad to help LGBTQI people around the world escape persecution and violence. https://www.rainbowrailroad.com / http://plus1.org/
  • Just For Laughs Comedy Night in Canada, hosted by Rick Mercer

    Just For Laughs Comedy Night in Canada will see Rick Mercer, along with 2018 Juno Award winner for comedy album of the year Ivan Decker, Gemini award winning comedian Debra DiGiovanni and host of CBC and Sirius XM’s Laugh Out Loud the hilarious Ali Hassan, perform October 26 at the Spatz Theatre. Second show has been added!! Tickets on sale Now!
  • Rock The Rink

    Rock The Rink is coming to Halifax, starring Tessa Virtue & Scott Moir, Patrick Chan, Kaetlyn Osmond, Elvis Stojko, AND MORE! By integrating live music along with cutting edge sound, lighting, video and special effects, Rock The Rink takes a step beyond what you're used to and provide you with an unforgettable live music and skating experience.