Urban Parent is pleased to give you the down low on how to kick start your holiday season. Parades, parties, and festive events await, all you need to bring is a little cheer!
1.Fancy a trip to the seaside? Then check out the 2019 Annual Seaside Christmas this weekend on Nova Scotia’s beautiful Eastern Shore! Follow the coastline and you will find the perfect gems for all the special people on your list when you visit the dozens of crafters, carvers, bakers, and makers. All weekend long, let the numbered wreaths guide you along the Eastern Shore to discover antiques, unique shops, and cafés. See the 2019 brochure here.
2. Saturday brings you Your Very Happy Holiday Party at the Pondside Amphitheatre in The Village Shops at Dartmouth Crossing. Enjoy a magical visit with Santa, Grinch giveaways, games, cake, hot beverages from Tim Hortons, a petting zoo, and rides on the North Pole Express train! The party starts at 11 and runs till 4.
3. Meet up at Dewolf Park this Sunday at 5:45 for the Light Up Bedford Parade! This special tradition for many families in Bedford and surrounding communities brings the community together for a festive evening to jumpstart the holidays and raise money for a charitable organization in HRM.
4. Urban Parent loves the Chronicle Herald Holiday Parade of Lights and the 2019 Annual Red Nose Run! Bring the family out this Saturday, November 16 at 6 to kick off the holiday season with festive floats, marching bands, dancers, and a visit from Santa Clause… Ho! Ho! Ho!