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The waterfronts are host to more than 40 events annually including some of the region's top signature festivals. Explore our calendar for events and activities. Click here for a mix of highlights from our 2018 event list.
Please note that there are no official Tall Ships Nova Scotia event in 2018. For sailing/boating related regattas and events,  please check our calendar.  We also welcome visiting vessels, which can range from tall ships to research vessels, periodically through the year as part of our Visiting Ship Program. These visits, and any free public access times, are posted on our social media sites. Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.
Interested in hosting your event or community walk/run on the waterfront? Please complete our event request form.
You can view our waterfront maps here.

Oceans Week

Halifax June 1 – June 10, 2018

Celebrate Oceans Week HFX from June 1-10, 2018 through collaboratively planned and executed events throughout Halifax (+ beyond) by offering several…

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McNabs Island Beach Clean Up

Halifax June 3, 2018

Celebrate Environment Week and Oceans Day by helping us clean up McNabs Island Provincial Park! Over the past 28 years,…

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Tuesday Night Tunes

Halifax June 5 – August 28, 2018

Tuesday Night Tunes is back for another season! This free summer music series is presented by Maritime Museum of the…

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Sail Nova Scotia Harbour Race

Halifax June 9, 2018

The annual Sail Nova Scotia Harbour Race (Boxing Rock Cup) is a highlight of the sailing season in Halifax Harbour.  

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Community Dancing

Halifax June 12 – September 25, 2018

This summer there will be dancing on the Halifax waterfront once again. Dancing happens at Tall Ships Quay, behind the Emera building…

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Free Waterfront Yoga & Circuit/Hit Classes

Halifax June 13 – September 12, 2018

Join Rio + Rogue every Wednesday (weather permitting) at noon for a free community Yoga/Pilates class and every Friday for…

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Route Halifax Saint-Pierre Ocean Race

Halifax June 22 – June 26, 2018

The 350-mile Ocean Race between Canada and France is now in its 9th edition. For the first time it will be hosted…

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Draft Lunenburg Working Waterfront Plan

Lunenburg June 23, 2018

Thank you to everyone who attended the June 23 event — part of the Lunenburg Waterfront Association Annual Symposium, as well…

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Tattoo Festival

Halifax June 27 – June 30, 2018

Enjoy free entertainment by some of the Royal Nova Scotia International Tattoo performers! Check out the dates, times and locations…

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Bedford Days

Bedford June 28 – July 2, 2018

Bedford Days draws over 20,000 people annually to the various activities in the program. One of the most anticipated summer…

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Halifax Ribfest

Halifax June 29 – July 2, 2018

Halifax Ribfest is back on the Halifax waterfront this summer! A four day fundraising event in support of the Rotary…

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