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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 17, 2022

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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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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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7:00 PM

Shakespeare by the Sea Summer Season (2022)

July 17 @ 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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12:00 PM

Pride at Pennant River with the Nova Scotia Nature Trust

July 17 @ 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Pennant River Conservation Lands, Sambro Creek
Sambro Creek, Nova Scotia B3V 1L8 Canada
Free

The Nature Trust is excited to host Pride at Pennant River, our first Pride Hike in celebration of the Halifax Pride festival! 2SLGBTQQIA+ individuals and allies of the community are invited to join us at our Pennant River Conservation Lands for an outdoor experience on one of our most beloved protected lands in HRM. Pride […]

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10:00 AM

Michelangelo’s Sistine Chapel: The Exhibition

July 17 @ 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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7:00 PM

Blues/Fusion Dancing

July 17 @ 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
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An event every week that begins at 7:00 PM on Sunday, repeating until September 26, 2022

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

Come join a non-profit group of dancers from different dance backgrounds that come together to dance to blues and fusion! Have a blast dancing on the waterfront!

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12:00 PM

Community Stage – Hydrostone Park

July 17 @ 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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2:00 PM

Jazz Labs: Creative Music Workshop – Student Finale Concert

July 17 @ 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
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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6:30 PM

Celebrating 25 Years: The Mellotones with special guests Reeny Smith and Adam Baldwin

July 17 @ 6:30 PM - 10:30 PM
Waterfront TD Main Stage, Foundation Lot, 1549 Lower Water St.
Halifax, NS, B3J 1S2
Free

Closing out this year's spectacular Waterfront TD Main Stage with a FREE SHOW on Sun, July 17 are local favs The Mellotones who will be joined by special guests, as they celebrate their 25th year together as a group. For twenty-five years, The Mellotones have been bringing their high-octane party to stages around the world. […]

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2:00 PM

SUNDAY CONCERTS IN THE BANDSTAND

July 17 @ 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
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An event every week that begins at 2:00 PM on Sunday, repeating until September 10, 2022

the Public Gardens, Spring Garden Rd. &, Summer St
Halifax, Nova Scotia B3J 3S9 Canada

July 3      Roving Steins                      July 10   Canary and the LovecatZ     July 17   Georges Hebert Jazz Quintet                 July 24  Solarocity with Krisanne Crowell                       July 31  Doris Mason  […]

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