Events

  • Murphy's Party Boat

    Lose yourself onboard the Harbour Queen I for Halifax’s liveliest DJ Party on the water. Surround yourself with great friends and the hottest tracks while partying and dancing to today’s top hip-hop and EDM hits spun by DJ Mutts. Take advantage of special $10 student pricing; don't forget your valid student ID! DJ Party Boat is open to those 19+ with valid ID.!
  • 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.
  • Craft Beer Cruise aboard the Tall Ship Silva

    The Craft Beer Cruise is a fun, laid back tour that features some of the best Nova Scotian craft breweries and their latest creations. The tour includes highlights of the participating breweries, details of the brewing process and the tasting profiles that you’ll discover in each beer. Your ticket includes a two-hour cruise on the Halifax Harbour along with samples of each unique beer. 19+ with valid ID.
  • 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.
  • Virgin Radio Presents COMMON at the TD Halifax Jazz Festival

    Waterfront Stage
    Academy Award, Golden Globe, Emmy, and Grammy-winning artist, actor and activist, Common continues to break down barriers with a multitude of critically acclaimed, diverse roles, and continued success at the box office. Doors open 7:30pm
  • 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.
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