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.
Pawn Wise will feature two tournaments – the Canadian Senior Chess Championships and the inaugural Nova Scotia Mayflower Open – and a keynote address by P.h.D. Candidate Shruti Patelia, York University, on the topic of healthy aging. WHY PAWN WISE? Chess is an all ages sport. For the young, it is recognized as a valuable […]Find out more »
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. Celebrate Natal Day weekend with Ria Mae, Haviah Mighty, Aquakultre, Mass Choir, and more!Find out more »
The 31st Annual Downtown Horse Show will take place on Sunday, July 31st. The Downtown Horse Show is a day long equestrian competition, where competitors from Lancers and outside entries will compete in a variety of events with the horses and ponies. The show presents a unique opportunity to bring your family and friends to […]Find out more »
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 […]Find out more »
Grammy-winning singer/songwriter Jason Mraz has announced the Lalalalivesongs Tour in celebration of Lalalalovesongs, his recently released collection of iconic ballads. Included in his most extensive run of Canadian dates in more than a decade, including a stop at Halifax's Rebecca Cohn Auditorium on Sunday, July 31. Raining Jane, the all-female eclectic rock/folk band and Mraz’s […]Find out more »