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From ocean-side concerts to night markets and food festivals, Halifax is known for its unforgettable events. Use our festival & events calendar to help plan your future Halifax adventures.

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Events for July 16, 2022

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Jazz Labs: Jocelyn Gould in Workshop

July 16
Halifax Central Library, 5440 Spring Garden Road
Halifax, Nova Scotia B3J 1E9 Canada
Free

Jazz Labs are FREE and suitable for all ages, offering a behind the scenes look at making music that includes artist talks, master classes, and interactive concerts. Jazz Labs, made possible in part through the generous support of the Halifax Public Libraries, are part of Halifax Jazz Festivals Music Education Program, which includes the Creative […]

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Halifax Mural Festival

July 11 - July 17
Quinpool Road Nova Scotia Canada
Free

The Halifax Mural Festival is a community based art event, producing murals on Quinpool road and the Halifax Waterfront. Over the course of a week, well-established and emerging artists will bring colour to iconic public spaces. The goal is to activate and beautify Halifax!!

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Peggy’s Cove Area Festival of the Arts

July 6 - July 17
Peggy’s Cove Coastal Region Hubley, Nova Scotia B3Z Canada
Free

Already a highly anticipated event locally, the Peggy's Cove Area Festival of the Arts has put the area on art-lover's maps and is a "must do" for many visitors. Between July 6th and 17th, you will find something to delight you in this exceptional place that inspires so many artists.

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Women’s Heritage Celebration

July 16
Memory Lane Heritage Village, 5435 Clam Harbour Rd
Lake Charlotte, Nova Scotia B0J 2L0 Canada
Free

The Women's Heritage Celebration is an annual celebration of women’s work in the home and community, with activities for the entire family throughout the grounds at Memory Lane Heritage Village, a 1940s living history museum. The 2022 Activities schedule will be posted on our website. There will be hands-on opportunities and demonstrations for visitors so […]

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Halifax Pride Festival

July 14 - July 24
Garrison Grounds, Garrison Grounds
Halifax, Nova Scotia B3J 3Y3 Canada

Mark you calendars, the Halifax Pride Festival is back July 14-24, 2022! The Halifax Pride Parade will take place on Saturday, July 16, 2022 starting at 12:00PM in downtown Halifax. Learn more at halifaxpride.com.   The Halifax Pride Festival is an annual 11 day gathering in the Halifax Regional Municipality for the 2SLGBTQ+ community. It […]

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TD Halifax Jazz Festival

July 12 - July 17
Halifax waterfront, Lower Water St
Halifax, NS B3H 4P8 Canada

Since 1987, HJF has organized a diverse range of musical and educational activities, including the annual Halifax Jazz Festival. The TD Halifax Jazz Festival, formerly known as the Atlantic Jazz Festival, is the oldest jazz festival and largest summer festival in Atlantic Canada. Designated a Hallmark Event by the Halifax Regional Municipality, the festival attracts […]

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Ongoing

CFL Touchdown Atlantic X Grand Oasis

July 14 @ 7:00 PM - July 16 @ 10:30 PM
Grand Parade, 1770 Barrington St.
Halifax, Nova Scotia B3J 3K4 Canada

The Grand Oasis Festival Series – a free festival to celebrate music, art, and culture at Grand Parade in downtown Halifax. The festival will take place from June 21 to Oct. 1, 2022. Check the Grand Oasis schedule to see who's performing.

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7:00 PM

Shakespeare by the Sea Summer Season (2022)

July 16 @ 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
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An event every week that begins at 7:00PM every day repeating until September 4th, 2022, excluding mondays.
Point Pleasant Park, 5530 Point Pleasant Dr
Halifax, Nova Scotia B3H 1B5 Canada

This summer join the cast and crew of Shakespeare by the Sea at the picturesque Cambridge Battery in beautiful Point Pleasant Park for a night of theatre!

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9:00 AM

F45 Outdoor Workout on the Waterfront

July 16 @ 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
helipad, Lower Water St
Halifax, NS B3H 4P8 Canada
Free

Come soak up the sun and get an outdoor workout on the Waterfront from a professional fitness studio!

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12:00 PM

Cheryl Flemming: Artist Demonstration

July 16 @ 12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
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One event on July 23, 2022 at 12:00 PM

Halifax waterfront, Lower Water St
Halifax, NS B3H 4P8 Canada

Landscape artist Cheryl Flemming will be on site painting plein-air, July 16 and July 23 on the Halifax boardwalk. Known for her stunning seascapes and landscapes of the Nova Scotia coastline, Cheryl will be capturing the sea and sky of the Halifax Harbour. Cheryl will be set up from 12:00-3:00 pm each day. Everyone is […]

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10:00 AM

Michelangelo’s Sistine Chapel: The Exhibition

July 16 @ 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 AM on Sunday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until July 31, 2022

Halifax Exhibition Centre, 200 Prospect Road
Halifax, Nova Scotia B3T 1P2 Canada
$28.00

Take a trip to the Vatican City without even packing a bag! Michelangelo’s Sistine Chapel: The Exhibition is a collection of the artist’s renowned ceiling frescoes from the Vatican’s Sistine Chapel, reproduced in a format that allows viewers to get face-to-face with the masterpieces. Through 34 artfully displayed reproductions, this innovative presentation includes world-renowned pieces […]

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2:00 PM

5th Annual Eid Festival in Halifax

July 16 @ 2:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Fort Needham Memorial Park, 5515 Stairs Pl
Halifax, Nova Scotia B3K 3N9 Canada
$2.00 – $5.00

Looking for a fun activity this Eid for your entire family to enjoy? Look no further because Islamic Relief Canada brings you the 5th annual Eid Festival in Halifax! Come out with your friends and family and have a great time participating in rides, family activities, henna and enjoying lots of yummy food! Bouncy Castles […]

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10:00 AM

The Neighbourly Market

July 16 @ 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Join us to explore the offerings of local artists and makers at The Neighbourly Market, part of Halifax's first ever Mural Festival! SATURDAY, JULY 16th 2022 |10am-3pm |The Vacant lot at the corner of Quinpool and Windsor (old St. Pats high school site) 20 + Vendors, live mural painting, music, kids painting projects and games

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2:00 PM

Boxing Rock Cup-in the Harbour

July 16 @ 2:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Bishop’s Landing, 1475 Lower Water St.
Halifax, Nova Scotia B3J 3Z2 Canada
Free

Come to the Halifax Waterfront to witness a sailing race that will blow you away! All funds raised will go to support Sail Nova Scotia. Come as a guest or submit a 50 dollar fee to race with your boat!

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8:00 PM

Live Jazz versions of classics and current pop hits at Pacifico

July 16 @ 8:00 PM - 11:30 PM
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An event every week that begins at 8:00 PM on Friday, repeating indefinitely

An event every week that begins at 8:00 PM on Saturday, repeating indefinitely

Pacifico, 5171 George St,
Halifax,, B3J 1M6
$5.00

This Ain’t Your Average Jazz Band The G Street Band plays jazz standards mixed in with high-energy, jazz versions of classics and current pop hits - every Friday and Saturday night at The New Pacifico in Halifax. The evening starts off low key as people enjoy a curated menu and specialty cocktails in an elegant setting.  From there it builds over the […]

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12:00 PM

Community Stage – Hydrostone Park

July 16 @ 12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
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An event every day that begins at 12:00 PM, repeating until July 17, 2022

Hydrostone Park, 5547 Young St.
Halifax, Nova Scotia B3K 1Z7 Canada
Free

This year the TD Halifax Jazz Festival will present over 40 local and regional acts, who are the core of our free programming. Community FREE stages will be presented in area parks including; the Hydrostone Park with shows on Sat. July 16 and Sun. July 17 every hour on the hour from 12PM - 4PM. […]

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10:00 AM

Community Free Stages in the Park – Ferry Terminal Park

July 16 @ 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Dartmouth Ferry Terminal Park, 94 Alderney Drive
Dartmouth, Nova Scotia B2Y 3Z3 Canada
Free

This year the TD Halifax Jazz Festival will present over 40 local and regional acts, who are the core of our free programming. Community FREE stages will be presented in area parks including; Ferry Terminal Park (88 Alderney Dr., Dartmouth) on Sat. July 16 from 10AM - 2PM. Sat, July 16 10:00am NSHJ Funk Unit […]

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6:30 PM

A Tribute to Jerry Granelli – TD Halifax Jazz Festival

July 16 @ 6:30 PM - 9:30 PM
St. Matthew’s United Church, 1479 Barrington Street
Halifax, Nova Scotia B3J 1Z2 Canada

The work and energy that Jerry Granelli put behind the TD Halifax Jazz Festival and the Creative Music Workshop has left an indelible mark on the music community. Jerry’s work and dedication have fostered a vibrant music and improvising arts community in Halifax and will continue to do so for years to come. The evening […]

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7:30 PM

Jocelyn Gould – TD Halifax Jazz Festival

July 16 @ 7:30 PM - 11:00 PM
The Carleton, 1685 Argyle St
Halifax, Nova Scotia B3J 2B5 Canada

On Saturday, July 16, JOCELYN GOULD takes the stage at The Carleton. Jocelyn has been called “a leader in the next generation of great mainstream jazz guitarists” by Howard Paul, CEO of Benedetto Guitars. Her joyful energy has captivated audiences around the world and her passion for music is infectious. She has absorbed the influences […]

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Molly Johnson with Alex Cuba – TD Halifax Jazz Festival

July 16 @ 7:30 PM - 11:00 PM
Waterfront TD Main Stage, Foundation Lot, 1549 Lower Water St.
Halifax, NS, B3J 1S2

Known as one of Canada’s greatest voices, award-winning jazz vocalist Molly Johnson is a mother, singer-songwriter, artist and philanthropist, who has just released her highly anticipated new album, “Meaning To Tell Ya”. Molly Johnson will be joined by recent Grammy-winner Alex Cuba who’s sugarcane-sweet melodies, pop-soul hooks and powerful guitar riffs, relinquish a conventional stereotype […]

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6:00 PM

Argentinean Tango dancing by Tangonova

July 16 @ 6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
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An event every week that begins at 6:00 PM on Saturday, repeating until September 17, 2022

Tall Ships Quay, 1751 Lower Water St
Halifax, NS B3J 1S5 Canada

The Milonga del Puerto is a social dance party, providing a venue for anyone who dances tango or is studying it, in the Argentinean style. It also serves as cultural treat for tourists and locals who may be passing by and enjoy watching. Once or twice over the summer, a class may be offered to […]

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3:00 PM

Touchdown Atlantic

July 16 @ 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Wolfville Wolfville, Nova Scotia Canada

The east coast’s biggest celebration of football – Touchdown Atlantic – is coming to Acadia University, Wolfville, Nova Scotia on July 16, 2022 and you have the opportunity to secure your seats This will be Nova Scotia’s first-ever CFL regular season contest, featuring the Saskatchewan Roughriders and Toronto Argonauts. The lead-up to the main event […]

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