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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 2022

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Pawn Wise: The Atlantic All-Ages Chess Festival

Michelangelo’s Sistine Chapel: The Exhibition

31st Annual Downtown Horse Show

Blues/Fusion Dancing

SUNDAY CONCERTS IN THE BANDSTAND

Natal Day X Grand Oasis

Jason Mraz & Raining Jane

Halifax Busker Festival

Shakespeare by the Sea Summer Season (2022)

1

Pawn Wise: The Atlantic All-Ages Chess Festival

West Coast Swing Dancing on the Waterfront

Youth/Senior Rugby Program

Natal Day X Grand Oasis

Halifax Wanderers Football Match

Halifax Busker Festival

2

Halifax Salsa & Bachata Festival

Pawn Wise: The Atlantic All-Ages Chess Festival

Storytime Hosted by Woozles Children’s Bookstore

Hoppin’ at the Harbour Swing Dancing

Shakespeare by the Sea Summer Season (2022)

3

Dancing Queen – A Tribute to ABBA

Canary and The LoveCats Wednesday evenings at Pacifico

CHILDREN’S NATURE PROGRAM

LEARN TO CAMP with PARKS CANADA

Kizomba Dance Classes

Shakespeare by the Sea Summer Season (2022)

4

Haliente Salsa Dancing

Discovery Centre – Why Immunize?

Thursday Nite Market

THE QUEEN’S PLATINUM JUBILEE CONCERT SERIES

STORYTIME Hosted by The Friends of the Public Gardens

Halifax Seaport Cider & Beerfest

Shakespeare by the Sea Summer Season (2022)

5

West Coast Swing Dancing on the Waterfront

Youth/Senior Rugby Program

Halifax Seaport Cider & Beerfest

East Coast Classics X Grand Oasis

Shakespeare by the Sea Summer Season (2022)

6

Live Music on the Waterfront

Halifax Seaport Cider & Beerfest

Argentinean Tango dancing by Tangonova

East Coast Classics X Grand Oasis

Shakespeare by the Sea Summer Season (2022)

7

Live Music from the Pocket Silver Brass Band

Blues/Fusion Dancing

SPINCO charity community ride

Parks Canada Table at the Halifax Public Gardens

SUNDAY CONCERTS IN THE BANDSTAND

Pocket Silver Brass Band at the Halifax Waterfront

Pocket Silver Brass Band at the Halifax Waterfront

Shakespeare by the Sea Summer Season (2022)

8

Youth/Senior Rugby Program

9

Shakespeare by the Sea Summer Season (2022)

Storytime Hosted by Woozles Children’s Bookstore

Hoppin’ at the Harbour Swing Dancing

Shakespeare by the Sea Summer Season (2022)

R STUDIOS: WATERFRONT SWEATS

Canary and The LoveCats Wednesday evenings at Pacifico

Symphony NS Percussion Trio Outdoor Concert

Kizomba Dance Classes

Shakespeare by the Sea Summer Season (2022)

Haliente Salsa Dancing

Symphony Nova Scotia Horn Quartet Outdoor Concert

Thursday Nite Market

Discovery Centre – Why Immunize?

THE QUEEN’S PLATINUM JUBILEE CONCERT SERIES

STORYTIME Hosted by The Friends of the Public Gardens

Shakespeare by the Sea Summer Season (2022)

West Coast Swing Dancing on the Waterfront

Youth/Senior Rugby Program

Outdoor Runway Weekend X Grand Oasis

Live Music on the Waterfront

Craft Nova Scotia Pop-Up Market

Argentinean Tango dancing by Tangonova

Outdoor Runway Weekend X Grand Oasis

Halifax Wanderers Football Match

Shakespeare by the Sea Summer Season (2022)

Blues/Fusion Dancing

Craft Nova Scotia Pop-Up Market

SUNDAY CONCERTS IN THE BANDSTAND

Shakespeare by the Sea Summer Season (2022)

Art of Disability Festival

Youth/Senior Rugby Program

Storytime Hosted by Woozles Children’s Bookstore

Hoppin’ at the Harbour Swing Dancing

Shakespeare by the Sea Summer Season (2022)

Canary and The LoveCats Wednesday evenings at Pacifico

Symphony Nova Scotia String Quartet Outdoor Concert

CHILDREN’S NATURE PROGRAM

Kizomba Dance Classes

Shakespeare by the Sea Summer Season (2022)

Live Kitchen Party at the Light House Arts Centre

R STUDIOS: WATERFRONT SWEATS

Haliente Salsa Dancing

Thursday Nite Market

LEARN TO CAMP with PARKS CANADA

THE QUEEN’S PLATINUM JUBILEE CONCERT SERIES

STORYTIME Hosted by The Friends of the Public Gardens

Shakespeare by the Sea Summer Season (2022)

Youth/Senior Rugby Program

Kizomba Sabedoria Weekender

West Coast Swing Dancing on Tall Ships Quay

Vibrancy Festival X Grand Oasis

Shakespeare by the Sea Summer Season (2022)

East Coast Kite Festival

Kizomba Sabedoria Weekender

Argentinean Tango dancing by Tangonova

Vibrancy Festival X Grand Oasis

Halifax Wanderers Football Match

Shakespeare by the Sea Summer Season (2022)

East Coast Kite Festival

Blues/Fusion Dancing

SUNDAY CONCERTS IN THE BANDSTAND

Kizomba Sabedoria Weekender

Vibrancy Festival X Grand Oasis

Martha Wainwright

Shakespeare by the Sea Summer Season (2022)

Youth/Senior Rugby Program

Vibrancy Festival X Grand Oasis

R STUDIOS: WATERFRONT SWEATS

Storytime Hosted by Woozles Children’s Bookstore

Hoppin’ at the Harbour Swing Dancing

Vibrancy Festival X Grand Oasis

Shakespeare by the Sea Summer Season (2022)

Canary and The LoveCats Wednesday evenings at Pacifico

Kizomba Dance Classes

Vibrancy Festival X Grand Oasis

Shakespeare by the Sea Summer Season (2022)

Haliente Salsa Dancing

Thursday Nite Market

THE QUEEN’S PLATINUM JUBILEE CONCERT SERIES

STORYTIME Hosted by The Friends of the Public Gardens

Hood Habits – The Musical

Vibrancy Festival X Grand Oasis

Shakespeare by the Sea Summer Season (2022)

West Coast Swing Dancing on the Waterfront

Youth/Senior Rugby Program

Hood Habits – The Musical

Vibrancy Festival X Grand Oasis

Shakespeare by the Sea Summer Season (2022)

Black Business Initiative Pop-Up Market

Argentinean Tango dancing by Tangonova

Hood Habits – The Musical

Hood Habits – The Musical

Vibrancy Festival X Grand Oasis

Bicycle Film Festival Halifax

Shakespeare by the Sea Summer Season (2022)

Shakespeare by the Sea Summer Season (2022)

Blues/Fusion Dancing

Halifax Localfest

Black Business Initiative Pop-Up Market

SUNDAY CONCERTS IN THE BANDSTAND

Hood Habits – The Musical

Vibrancy Festival X Grand Oasis

Halifax Urban Folk Festival

Youth/Senior Rugby Program

Halifax Urban Folk Festival

Shakespeare by the Sea Summer Season (2022)

Storytime Hosted by Woozles Children’s Bookstore

Hoppin’ at the Harbour Swing Dancing

Halifax Urban Folk Festival

Shakespeare by the Sea Summer Season (2022)

Canary and The LoveCats Wednesday evenings at Pacifico

Kizomba Dance Classes

Halifax Urban Folk Festival

1

Shakespeare by the Sea Summer Season (2022)

Haliente Salsa Dancing

Thursday Nite Market

Halifax Urban Folk Festival

2

Shakespeare by the Sea Summer Season (2022)

West Coast Swing Dancing

Frosh Returns + Halifax Urban Folk Fest Main Event X Grand Oasis

Halifax Urban Folk Festival

3

2022 Mosaic Music Festival of Arts and Culture

An Evening with Bryan Adams

Argentinean Tango dancing by Tangonova

Frosh Returns + Halifax Urban Folk Fest Main Event X Grand Oasis

Halifax Urban Folk Festival

Shakespeare by the Sea Summer Season (2022)

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