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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 20, 2022

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Vibrancy Festival X Grand Oasis

August 19 - August 28
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An event every week that begins at 12:00 AM on Friday and Saturday, repeating until August 28, 2022

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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7:00 PM

Shakespeare by the Sea Summer Season (2022)

August 20 @ 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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10:00 AM

East Coast Kite Festival

August 20 @ 10:00 AM - August 21 @ 7:00 PM
Garrison Grounds, Garrison Grounds
Halifax, Nova Scotia B3J 3Y3 Canada
Free

Come and Enjoy 6th Annual Kite Festival at Citadel Hill on August 20th & 21st. This is a non-alcoholic, family friendly event, with FREE ENTRY!

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KIWANIS MOTHER GOOSE FESTIVAL

August 20 @ 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Dartmouth Ferry Terminal Park, 94 Alderney Drive
Dartmouth, Nova Scotia B2Y 3Z3 Canada

This free event is fun for the whole family. Meet Nursery Rhyme Friends, Dig for Treasure, See a Play, Meet Farm Animals, Play on the Bouncy Castles, And More!

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4:00 PM

DJ OKAY TK on Foundation Wharf

August 20 @ 4:00 PM - 8:00 PM
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One event on July 9, 2022 at 4:00 PM

One event on August 6, 2022 at 4:00 PM

One event on August 13, 2022 at 4:00 PM

One event on August 20, 2022 at 4:00 PM

Foundation Wharf, Lower Water St
Halifax, NS B3H 4P8 Canada
Free

Come listen to some Music on the Waterfront! DJ OKAY TK takes a unique approach to music. His performances are all about engaging and connecting with the listeners. He does this through his diverse song selection, on stage personality, and technical ability.

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8:00 PM

Live Jazz versions of classics and current pop hits at Pacifico

August 20 @ 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
$5.00

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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3:00 PM

Kizomba Sabedoria Weekender

August 20 @ 3:00 PM - 11:00 PM
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An event every day that begins at 3:00 PM, repeating until August 21, 2022

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

This event promotes the dance of Kizomba and creates and amazing event for people to join together as a community and dance together. Bringing in people from all over Canada and the States as well as locals, this event also promotes Halifax as an amazing tourist destination while also giving locals new ways to enjoy […]

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6:00 PM

Argentinean Tango dancing by Tangonova

August 20 @ 6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
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An event every week that begins at 6:00 PM on Saturday, repeating until September 17, 2022

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

The Milonga del Puerto is a social dance party, providing a venue for anyone who dances tango or is studying it, in the Argentinean style. It also serves as cultural treat for tourists and locals who may be passing by and enjoy watching. Once or twice over the summer, a class may be offered to […]

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2:30 PM

Halifax Wanderers Football Match

August 20 @ 2:30 PM - 5:30 PM
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One event on May 15, 2022 at 2:30 PM

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

One event on June 4, 2022 at 2:30 PM

One event on June 19, 2022 at 2:30 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 2:30 PM

One event on August 13, 2022 at 2:30 PM

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

One event on September 5, 2022 at 2:30 PM

One event on September 10, 2022 at 2:30 PM

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

One event on October 1, 2022 at 2:30 PM

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

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