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Halifax Event Calendar

March 2015 Halifax Events

  • Monday, March 16 - Friday, March 20
    Spring Break in Halifax
    While the shimmering port of Halifax is more than enough to draw crowds to the small city throughout the year, there is much more to keep you busy than mere staring off into the ocean.


May 2015 Halifax Events

  • Monday, May 25
    Memorial Day in Halifax, NS
    Want to do something fun and different this Memorial Day, if you said yes to that question, then you need to take a trip to Halifax, NS.


  • Friday, May 1 - Sunday, May 31
    Harbour Hopper Tour
    On this exciting tour that combines land and sea, you will see the very best of Halifax and it's harbour, from Citadel Hill and the Public Gardens to the islands and historical forts that inhabit the waters of the Halifax Harbour.


  • Saturday, May 30 - Sunday, May 31
    Nature & Whale Watching Cruise
    Take in the extensive beauty of Halifax Harbour and the Atlantic Ocean with this 2.5 hour excursion dedicated to seeing the native wildlife around the harbor and surrounding ocean and learning about each species as you encounter them!


  • Saturday, May 30 - Sunday, May 31
    Mar Sailing Adventures
    Take a step back in time aboard The Mar, a 75 foot wooden ketch built in 1959, and enjoy the beauty and scenery of Halifax Harbour while learning about what it takes to sail a tall ship.


July 2015 Halifax Events

  • Saturday, July 4
    4th of July in Halifax, NS
    The 4th of July might not be a nationally recognized holiday in Halifax, NS, however, there are a slew of different ways to enjoy yourself on this day in this city, which makes it a fantastic place to vist.


  • Sunday, July 5 - Sunday, July 26
    Sunday Champagne Brunch Cruise
    Enjoy a relaxing brunch cruise aboard the Harbour Queen I and take in the vast scenery of Halifax Harbour and into one of the harbour's drowned river valleys, the Northwest Arm.


  • Wednesday, July 1 - Friday, July 31
    Deluxe Heart of Halifax City Tour Past and Present
    On this historic 2.5 hour tour, you will see numerous historic buildings and hear tragic tales of Halifax, as well as visit important sites that have contributed to the history of the city.


  • Thursday, July 2 - Thursday, July 30
    Lunenburgh & Mahone Bay Tour
    Enjoy the quaint nature of the small fishing villages that line the Nova Scotia coastline and explore the colorful maritime charm of Lunenburg and Mahone Bay to get a great feel of the surrounding landscapes and homes of the area.


  • Wednesday, July 1 - Friday, July 31
    Halifax & Peggy's Cove Tour
    Discover the history and culture of Peggy's Cove and take in breathtaking views of the Nova Scotia coastline on this fantastic and informative village tour!


  • Tuesday, July 7 - Tuesday, July 28
    Authentic Nova Scotia Dinner Cruise
    Board the beautiful Harbour Queen I for a scenic dining experience that the entire family will enjoy, and take in the breathtaking vistas and shorelines of the islands and inlets of the Halifax Harbour.


  • Wednesday, July 1 - Friday, July 31
    Harbour Hopper Tour
    On this exciting tour that combines land and sea, you will see the very best of Halifax and it's harbour, from Citadel Hill and the Public Gardens to the islands and historical forts that inhabit the waters of the Halifax Harbour.


  • Wednesday, July 1 - Friday, July 31
    Tall Ship Silva Sailing Cruise
    Climb aboard a 130' schooner and take in spectacular views of the harbourside on the decks of Tall Ship Silva, listening to light commentary on some of the landmarks you will see from your experienced Captain and crew!


  • Wednesday, July 1 - Friday, July 31
    Deep Sea Fishing in Halifax Harbour
    Enjoy the thrill of deep sea fishing in Halifax Harbour and the North Atlantic, whether you're a first-time fisher or an experienced angler on this 4-hour Deep Sea Fishing adventure cruise!


  • Wednesday, July 1 - Friday, July 31
    Nature & Whale Watching Cruise
    Take in the extensive beauty of Halifax Harbour and the Atlantic Ocean with this 2.5 hour excursion dedicated to seeing the native wildlife around the harbor and surrounding ocean and learning about each species as you encounter them!


  • Wednesday, July 1 - Friday, July 31
    Mar Sailing Adventures
    Take a step back in time aboard The Mar, a 75 foot wooden ketch built in 1959, and enjoy the beauty and scenery of Halifax Harbour while learning about what it takes to sail a tall ship.


September 2015 Halifax Events

  • Saturday, September 5
    Labour Day Weekend in Halifax, NS
    Make the most of your time off and spend Labour Day in Halifax, Nova Scotia, a place where you'll find many attractions to visit and activities to enjoy.


  • Tuesday, September 1 - Wednesday, September 30
    Deluxe Heart of Halifax City Tour Past and Present
    On this historic 2.5 hour tour, you will see numerous historic buildings and hear tragic tales of Halifax, as well as visit important sites that have contributed to the history of the city.


  • Tuesday, September 1 - Tuesday, September 29
    Lunenburgh & Mahone Bay Tour
    Enjoy the quaint nature of the small fishing villages that line the Nova Scotia coastline and explore the colorful maritime charm of Lunenburg and Mahone Bay to get a great feel of the surrounding landscapes and homes of the area.


  • Wednesday, September 2 - Wednesday, September 30
    Halifax & Peggy's Cove Tour
    Discover the history and culture of Peggy's Cove and take in breathtaking views of the Nova Scotia coastline on this fantastic and informative village tour!


  • Tuesday, September 1 - Wednesday, September 30
    Harbour Hopper Tour
    On this exciting tour that combines land and sea, you will see the very best of Halifax and it's harbour, from Citadel Hill and the Public Gardens to the islands and historical forts that inhabit the waters of the Halifax Harbour.


  • Tuesday, September 1 - Saturday, September 12
    Deep Sea Fishing in Halifax Harbour
    Enjoy the thrill of deep sea fishing in Halifax Harbour and the North Atlantic, whether you're a first-time fisher or an experienced angler on this 4-hour Deep Sea Fishing adventure cruise!


November 2015 Halifax Events

  • Wednesday, November 11
    Veteran's Day in Halifax, NS
    Spend the Veterans Day holiday in a charming place by planning a trip to Halifax, NS.


  • Thursday, November 26
    Thanksgiving in Halifax, NS
    Thanksgiving is one of those holidays that comes down to just having a good time with family and friends, well, for a perfect way to do just that, head to Halifax, NS.


December 2015 Halifax Events

  • Friday, December 25
    Christmas in Halifax, NS
    Step outside the box this year and instead of simply hanging around home for the Christmas Holiday, make your way to Halifax, NS to make it a memorable one.


  • Thursday, December 31
    New Year's Eve in Halifax, NS
    Many New Year's Events are featured in Halifax, Nova Scotia, allowing you to start the new year off right with as much fun as excitement as you wish to have while you're in Halifax.


January 2016 Halifax Events

  • Friday, January 1
    New Year's Day in Halifax, NS
    Feel like going outside the norm a bit this year to do something different for the New Year's Day holiday, if you answered yes to that question, then you need to plan a trip to visit Halifax, NS to enjoy this wonderful holiday.


February 2016 Halifax Events

  • Sunday, February 14
    Valentine's Day Weekend in Halifax, NS
    No matter how you decide to spend your Valentine's Day Weekend in Halifax, Nova Scotia this Valentine's Day, you're likely to have a memorable vacation with your special someone or whoever you choose to spend the holiday with while you're in Halifax.


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