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Weekend Wrap-Up

Weekend Wrap-Up, Oct 5-7, 2018

Fall into Free/low-cost Events in Halifax! Apples and crafts, juggling and gardening… 1. Are Honeycrisp apples going to be the winner again? Take part in the The Great Apple of 2018 at Alderney Gate Public Library this Saturday! Vote for your favourite apple, and have a blast with the “food” scavenger hunt! Event starts at 10 and runs till 2! ... Read More »

Weekend Wrap Sept 28-30, 2018

Wiggle, Wiggle, Wiggle this weekend, take in a symphony, or enjoy the South Shore! Kids get ready to Wiggle, Wiggle, Wiggle your way over to the Halifax Exhibition Centre! Everyone’s favourite Australian entertainers are performing at this Friday! Tickets are $45, there are 3 show times, 12:30, 3:30 and 6:30, and of course The Wiggles will feature some of their ... Read More »

Weekend Wrap, Sept 21-23, 2018

This weekend will be a blast! Expect Chinese culture, a great deal on clothes, popcorn for a cause, and an explosion of pyrotechnics!   1. If you haven’t gotten to a Chinese Festival event yet, check out Chinese Festival Day on Saturday from 10-6 on the Halifax Waterfront for free moon cakes, a Chinese BBQ, calligraphy demos and cultural performances! If you’re ... Read More »

Weekend Wrap-Up, Sept 14-16, 2018

Quinfest, races, books and farms! This weekend is packed with tons of family friendly fun! 1.What has carnival games, a live concert featuring the Swamp Donkeys, a variety of food samplings, and lots of great deals? QUINFEST does!! This Saturday, talk a walk down Quinpool Rd with the family for lots of FREE fun! Festival starts at 11am and runs ... Read More »

Weekend Wrap Sept 7-9, 2018

So much going on this Saturday! How to plan for this one…!? Colours, dance, and music! Spread love and joy at the Halifax Colour Festival this Saturday from 12-5! Tug-o-War, Beat the Beans, try your skills with family friendly games for a chance to take home prizes! No outside colours will be allowed as a safety precaution. General admission is $17 and ... Read More »

Weekend Wrap Aug 31 – Sept 2, 2018

Speed through Friday night, create something new, prepare for an Invasion, and relax at the Public Gardens! Have a wonderful fun filled weekend! 1.Vroom! Vroooooom! Do you have a young race car enthusiast in your family? Why not hit up Scotia Speedworld Friday at 7 for a Kids Ride Night! Professional drivers will chauffeur your little speedsters around the track in ... Read More »

Weekend Wrap Aug 24-26, 2018

Go back in time downtown, bounce at Sunnyside, scavenge around Halifax, and Hope for Wildlife! 1.Freedom of the City is an honour granted to military or paramilitary groups in recognition of their service to a municipality. Since 1998, the 78th Highlanders has exercised this privilege by marching through the streets of Halifax with bayonets fixed, drums beating, and Colours flying. ... Read More »

Weekend Wrap Aug 17-19

Put on a pirate patch, dance on the waterfront, pitch a tent or enjoy an evening under the stars! It’s going to be a great weekend! 1. Ahoy Matey! Aargh! Come enjoy 4 fun-filled pirate days (Aug 16th-19th) that celebrates the Nautical Manoeuvre accomplished by local Harbour Pilot Jock Flemming! Everyone of every age is welcome to join the festivities at ... Read More »

Weekend Wrap Aug 3-5, 2018

With so much going on, this weekend is off the hook, from buskers to symphonies, Natal Day and a Mass Choir, you’re sure to find some fun! 1.Looking for a summery symphony? A great way to introduce the kiddos to a live orchestra for the first time? Excerpts from Rossini’s “The Barber of Seville”, Handel’s “Royal Fireworks Music”, and Mozart’s ... Read More »

Weekend Wrap July 27-29, 2018

Get ready for a flag-raising, free admission, farm-frolicking, fun, family-friendly weekend! 1.  Celebrate all that makes Nova Scotia unique with Nova Multifest 2018 at Alderney Landing! Enjoy free performances, demonstrations, culinary delights, and exhibits this Saturday from 10-2. With Flamenco, Samba, campfire songs, and more, this event is sure to become a family favorite! 2. Free admission to a family-friendly ... Read More »