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Nocturne: Art at Night

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October 12, 2020 - October 17, 2020

Nocturne: Art at Night is a fall festival that brings art and energy to the streets of K’jipuktuk/Halifax between 6 p.m. and midnight the week after the October long weekend. The completely free annual event showcases and celebrates the visual arts scene in Mi’kma’ki/Nova Scotia.

In 2020, installations and events will take place throughout the city beginning on Monday, October 12th, 2020, with the main event on Saturday, October 17, 2020 from 6pm to midnight.

Nocturne, designed and planned largely by volunteers, is an opportunity for everyone to experience the art of K’jipuktuk/Halifax in a whole new light.


Plan Your Nocturne Experience

The Nocturne Guide will be released in The Coast, Halifax’s Weekly on Tuesday, October 13th, which will also feature details on how to have an amazing experience.

In the meantime, check out the Projects page for sneak peeks of everything you can expect to see & do this year.


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DateOctober 12, 2020 - October 17, 2020
TimeAll day
TagsIn-Person Event / virtual event / Arts & Culture
Event CategoryMarquee Events / Arts & Culture / Festivals / Virtual Events
VenueMultiple Venues throughout Halifax & Dartmouth



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