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 5, 2022

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2022 ICF Canoe Sprint and Paracanoe World Championships

August 3 - August 7
Lake Banook Dartmouth, Nova Scotia B2Y 1M8 Canada

The 2022 ICF Canoe Sprint and Paracanoe World Championships will take place from August 3–7, in Dartmouth, Nova Scotia.

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Halifax Seaport Cider & Beerfest

August 4 @ 7:00 AM - August 6 @ 10:00 PM
Halifax Seaport, 1209 Marginal Road
Halifax, Nova Scotia B3H 4P7 Canada
$30.00 – $60.00

THE 14TH ANNUAL HALIFAX SEAPORT CIDER & BEERFEST AUGUST 4TH, 5TH, & 6TH 2022 THE FESTIVAL IS BACK, 100% OUTDOORS & NOW INCLUDES FIZZFEST We’re ‘Getting Fizzy With It!’ We’ve expanded to bring you a wide variety of refreshing hard seltzers, pre-mixed cocktails, and sodas for to try, in addition to our extensive assortment of delicious […]

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10:00 AM

EVRY Jewels Pop Up Shop

August 5 @ 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
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An event every day that begins at 10:00 AM, repeating until August 7, 2022

1471 South Park St, 1471 South Park St
Halifax, Nova Scotia B3J2L1 Canada

Halifax Pop Up Shop Up to 80% off, buy 1 get 1 free No entry fee, All ages welcome Accepted payment forms: Debit, Credit, Cash Free food and prizes Photo booth and music on site

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8:00 PM

Blacklight Ball w/Tevon Tynes

August 5 @ 8:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Good Robot Brewing Company, 2736 Robie St.
Halifax, Nova Scotia B3K 4P2 Canada

MouseTrap Music presents: Blacklight Ball w/Tevon Tynes and the Superstatics Remember when you were 13, that one kid who had a glow-in-the-dark, black light bowling party with awful pizza and shoes that didn't fit quite fit? Tevon Tynes and his Superstatics are bringing the party to Good Robot, only this time, instead of bowling gutterballs […]

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6:00 PM

Youth/Senior Rugby Program

August 5 @ 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

Shakespeare by the Sea Summer Season (2022)

August 5 @ 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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West Coast Swing Dancing on the Waterfront

August 5 @ 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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8:00 PM

Live Jazz versions of classics and current pop hits at Pacifico

August 5 @ 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

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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7:00 PM

East Coast Classics X Grand Oasis

August 5 @ 7:00 PM - August 6 @ 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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