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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 August 1, 2022

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Pawn Wise: The Atlantic All-Ages Chess Festival

July 29 - August 2
Saint Mary’s University, 923 Robie St
Halifax, Nova Scotia B3H 3C3 Canada

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 […]

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Halifax Busker Festival

July 27 - August 1
Halifax & Dartmouth Halifax & Dartmouth, Nova Scotia Canada

This summer, Halifax Busker Festival will entertain thousands across Halifax and Dartmouth's beautiful and historic downtown waterfronts.

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Ongoing

Natal Day X Grand Oasis

July 29 @ 7:00 PM - August 1 @ 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.   Celebrate Natal Day weekend with Ria Mae, Haviah Mighty, Aquakultre, Mass Choir, and more!

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6:00 PM

Youth/Senior Rugby Program

August 1 @ 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
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An event every week that begins at 6:00 PM on Monday and Friday, repeating until August 29, 2022

The Sands at Salter, Lower Water St
Halifax, NS B3H 4P8 Canada

For you are new to the sport or consider it an old friend, Rugby Nova Scotia wants to get kids engaged in rugby by creating a fun environment where they can learn. They will also be hosting a senior beach rugby game to give playing-age kids a chance to compete in a fun environment.

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7:00 PM

West Coast Swing Dancing on the Waterfront

August 1 @ 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
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One event on July 11, 2022 at 7:00 PM

One event on July 18, 2022 at 7:00 PM

One event on August 1, 2022 at 7:00 PM

One event on August 5, 2022 at 7:00 PM

One event on August 12, 2022 at 7:00 PM

One event on August 26, 2022 at 7:00 PM

1223 Lower Water St, behind NS Power building, 1223 Lower Water St
Halifax, Nova Scotia B3J 3S8 Canada

Halifax West Coast Swing hosts dancing on the Halifax Waterfront on some fair-weather evenings during the summer.  If you are familiar with West Coast Swing, you'll love this outdoor venue, across from George's Island.  Bring your flat shoes, as we dance on the wooden deck.  If you don't know our style of dance - just […]

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3:00 PM

Halifax Wanderers Football Match

August 1 @ 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
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One event on May 15, 2022 at 3:00 PM

One event on May 23, 2022 at 3:00 PM

One event on June 4, 2022 at 3:00 PM

One event on June 19, 2022 at 3:00 PM

One event on June 30, 2022 at 7:30 PM

One event on July 23, 2022 at 2:30 PM

One event on August 1, 2022 at 3:00 PM

One event on August 13, 2022 at 3:00 PM

One event on August 20, 2022 at 2:30 PM

One event on September 5, 2022 at 3:00 PM

One event on September 10, 2022 at 3:00 PM

One event on September 24, 2022 at 3:30 PM

One event on October 1, 2022 at 3:00 PM

Wanderers Grounds, 5819 Sackville Street
Halifax, Nova Scotia B3J 1K1 Canada

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