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 2, 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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7:00 PM

Halifax Salsa & Bachata Festival

August 2 @ 7:00 PM
Halifax Harbour Waterfront, Lower Water St
Halifax, NS B3H 4P8 Canada

The Halifax Salsa & Bachata Festival is a 3-day Afro-Latin dance-inspired festival which will be taking place on August 18th - 20th at 3 different locations around the Downtown Halifax core. The Festival will include, drinks, food, live Latin music, performances from local and guest instructors, lot of opportunities for social interaction via our engaging […]

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8:00 AM

Dartmouth Comic Arts Festival – DCAF

August 2 @ 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Alderney Landing, 2 Ochterloney Street
Dartmouth, Nova Scotia B2Y 3Z3 Canada

An annual event celebrating comics, cartoonists and those that love them! Free admission and family-friendly at the Dartmouth waterfront's Alderney Landing

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7:00 PM

Shakespeare by the Sea Summer Season (2022)

August 2 @ 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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10:30 AM

Storytime Hosted by Woozles Children’s Bookstore

August 2 @ 10:30 AM - 11:15 AM
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An event every week that begins at 10:30 AM on Tuesday, repeating until August 30, 2022

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

Join us every Tuesday morning at 10:30 a.m. for Storytime. Hosted by Woozles Children’s Bookstore, this free program for children runs every week, rain or shine. Ideally suited for children aged 2 – 6, though all are certainly welcome and no registration is required. We read an array of picture books for 30 – 45 […]

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6:00 PM

Hoppin’ at the Harbour Swing Dancing

August 2 @ 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
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An event every week that begins at 6:00 PM on Tuesday, repeating until September 19, 2022

Trellis on the Waterfront at the foot of Morris Street, Halifax Waterfront
Halifax, Nova Scotia B3J 3S8 Canada

Hosted by the Dalhousie student society of Dal Swing, come learn how to swing dance at this local pop-up dance event! Suggested donation fee is $5.

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