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Weekend Wrap-Up

Weekend Wrap-up: August 1-3, 2014

1. Celebrating the city’s 119th Halifax-Dartmouth Natal Day, the five day  Natal Day Festival runs until August 4th! A total of 30 individual events include; family activities, live concerts, one of the oldest parades in Atlantic Canada and a spectacular fireworks show launched from the span of the Angus L. Macdonald Bridge. Created with a commitment to provide low cost/no cost activities wherever possible, ... Read More »

Weekend Wrap-up: July 26-27, 2014

1. It’s time for the 27th Annual Halifax Pride Parade! Each year the collective creativity, talents, and energy of our Halifax communities come together to wow the world, all while celebrating the diversity and variety of life here in the HRM. 1:30 pm – 3:00 pm Free Downtown Halifax (Lower Water St. to Barrington St. to Spring Garden Rd.) on Saturday. And afterwards ... Read More »

Weekend Wrap-up: July 19-20, 2014

1. Happy Pride! The library is hosting a Pride Week Family Storytime. Come celebrate family diversity with stories, songs and a craft. All families welcome. Sat at 10:30am at the Keshen Goodman Public Library! 2. This event sounds like a whole lot of fun for participants and spectators alike.  Police Chase is an un-timed walk/run in support of Special Olympics NS.  The chase ... Read More »

Weekend Wrap-up: July 12-13, 2014

1. Who ya gonna call? Ghostbusters is back on the big screen for one night only at the Darthmouth Ferry Terminal Park. There’s just something so cool about watching a movie outdoors and with this classic film, it’s sure to be a great night out for the whole family. Movie begins at dusk but you’ll want to be there before to ... Read More »

Weekend Wrap-up: July 5-6, 2014

1. Tune into live jazz, blues, roots and world music from more than 500 performers over nine nights and eight days! The TD Halifax Jazz Festival presented by JazzEast, is the oldest jazz festival and largest summer festival in Atlantic Canada. The event spans two weekends (9 nights, 8 days), attracts up to 55,000 visitors, involves 450 volunteers and employs over 350 ... Read More »

Weekend Wrap-up: June 28 – July 1st, 2014

1. Happy Canada Day! There are lots of great activities and events on the go for Tuesday so be sure to check the event calendar for the full list. You can start with a pancake breakfast, ride the ferry for free, check out the parade, a free concert in Dartmouth or Halifax, witness new Canadians being sworn in and cap ... Read More »

Weekend Wrap-up: June 21-22, 2014

1. Welcome to Nova Scotia’s newest Seafood Festival! The cold clear waters of the Eastern Shore yield some of the best seafood in the province, and now you can sample some of the freshest: Lobsters, Mussels, Oysters, Clams and Smoked Fish along with traditional heritage foods such as Solomon Gundy, Boiled Herring and Potatoes, and Fishcakes and Beans. Family activities and skills ... Read More »

Weekend Wrap-up: June 14-15, 2014

  1. Halifax’s famous Greek Fest is back for another great year! Come be immersed in all things Greek – food, art, entertainment and more!  Plus be sure to visit the Kids Olympics area – fun for the whole family! 2. It’s that time of year again! Another summer at The Waegwoltic Club is approaching and they can’t wait to welcome everyone back ... Read More »

Weekend Wrap-up: June 7-8, 2014

  1. It’s Doors Open Halifax! The Society is happy to present a roster of 40 venues for this year’s event. Buildings in Halifax, Dartmouth and Bedford will open their doors to the public for free and invite them to view interiors not usually open. People will have a chance to explore places of worship, university buildings, hotels, performance facilities, retirement living facilities, ... Read More »

Weekend Wrap-up: May 31-June 1, 2014

  1. Back for it’s 82nd year, the Apple Blossom Festival is definitely worth the drive to the Valley. A weekend full of events including Little Rays Reptile Zoo, Bungee Jumping, Laser Tag, the grand street parade, face painting and SO much more. Hop in the car and come join in the fun! 2. It’s Monster Jam time again in Halifax! Head to ... Read More »