• Murphy's Party Boat

    A “Can’t-Miss” Halifax Favourite!! Murphy’s Party Boat Hits the Harbour every Thursday with Fully-licensed Dance Nights featuring DJ Mutts!! The first boat of 2017 sails June 22nd! The “Hottest Club on the Water” boards at 9:30 at Murphy’s at The Cable Wharf. Dance Tunes, Giveways, Drink Specials and MORE!! Plus … University Students receive discount with valid ID!!
  • Halifax Pride's Fundraising Auction: OUTBID

    Come OUT and enjoy an evening seaside soirée and auction on the beautiful Marriott Harbourfront patio while you OUTbid the competition at our 12th annual Halifax Pride auction! The always entertaining Neville MacKay of My Mother’s Bloomers, leads the festivities, highlighted by music, drinks, food, and beautiful views of our harbourfront and Historic Properties. Included in admission is a complimentary welcome cocktail.
  • Discovery Centre's Summer Roar

    Get ready for Discovery Centre’s first adult only (19+) event in the new Discovery Centre! Let your inhibitions go as you explore the Centre at night and kid free. Get up close and personal with the latest featured Exhibit; Tyrannosaurs: Meet the Family, with entertaining adult-friendly programming throughout. Let the good time ‘roar’ with music, food and drinks.
  • Canada Day Kick Off

    Join us in officially kicking off Canada's 150th Birthday at Pondside Amphitheatre in The Village Shops at Dartmouth Crossing! Saturday, June 24th, 2017** starting at 8:00pm, bring your family and friends and enjoy free cake *while quantities last, music & entertainment, and FIREWORKS at 10:00pm!
  • The Great Benjamin's Circus

    Halifax Forum
    Don't miss a one of a kind experience featuring Clowns, Juggling, acrobats, Daredevils, and much more! From all around the world, bringing to you one of the oldest forms of live family entertainment with the goal of entertaining children of all ages.

    Produced by The Atlantic International Film Festival (FIN), the 18th annual Outdoor Film Experience is thrilled to be presenting at the historic Public Gardens this year! Once a month this summer, the Festival will project a Canadian comedy favourite on a 30-foot inflatable screen at the beautiful Public Gardens through June, July and August. This year, the Outdoor Film Experience partners with Feed Nova Scotia for these screenings - which are free, but we ask that any of our patrons that are able to, to please bring a food donation. In addition, we are excited to return to two of our beloved OFE venues around HRM! We have a Tall Ships-themed screening on the Halifax Waterfront’s Tall Ships Quay (near the Halifax Seaport Farmer’s Market) hosted by the Halifax Seaport and Waterfront Development, and two screenings at the Pondside Amphitheatre at Dartmouth Crossing, sponsored by The Village Shops at Dartmouth Crossing.
  • Halifax Dartmouth Canada Day 2017

    Celebrate Canada Day 150 with a programme of events spanning Halifax and Dartmouth that honour our Nation’s History, Diversity, and Future. With a wide variety of FREE events and interactive celebrations, this Canada Day will offer something for everyone. Put on your finest red & white and prepare for a full day of fun, ending with the largest free concert and fireworks of the year at the Halifax Commons.
  • Lebanese Festival

    Olympic Community Centre, 2304 Hunter Street
    Since 2001, the annual Halifax Lebanese Festival has been rated one of the most successful and vibrant summer events in the city of Halifax. Held at the Olympic Community Center on Hunter Street, the Festival offers a famously deliciously array of authentic Lebanese food, live entertainment, performances, and various activities for the whole family to enjoy.
  • MS Bike Tour

    Join the Nova Scotia MS Bike Tour from July 29th to July 30th and pedal the Annapolis Valley at your own pace. Everyone should join the fight against MS because multiple sclerosis is Canada’s disease. We have the highest rate of MS in the world. We own it. We should fix it. Make MS Bike the most fun you’ve had all summer. Join Canada’s largest cycling series and raise funds for research -- research that’s already helping tens of thousands of Canadians with MS today. Together, we can end MS.
  • Halifax Busker Festival

    We are excited to announce another amazing year with new artists, new vendors and new stages! There will be five busker performance stages located along the waterfront.
  • Ride for Cancer Powered by BMO Bank of Montreal

    Join Atlantic Canada's largest cycling fundraising event! On September 30, hundreds of participants will embark on an unforgettable journey throughout the South Shore, riding in solidarity for today's cancer treatments and tomorrow's cancer cures. Multiple distance options via trail and road, this one-day cycling event is for riders of all abilities and experience levels. Join the fight and go BIGGER on September 30, 2017!