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october 13, 2018
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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 our 2019 Events List.
Please note that there are no official Tall Ships Nova Scotia event in 2019. We 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.
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OCEARCH Visit to Nova Scotia

Halifax September 17 – October 13, 2018

OCEARCH is embarking on its first expedition to the coast of Nova Scotia after following the multi-year migratory tracks laid…


Bluenose Ghosts Festival

Dartmouth October 4 – October 30, 2018

Dates this year are October 4-6, 11-14, 18-21, 25-28 & 30, 2018. This annual spooktacular event hosted by Alderney Landing on the…


Spirited Away in Lunenburg – Nova Scotia Craft Spirits Festival

Lunenburg October 12 – October 14, 2018

It’s the fourth year for Spirited Away in Lunenburg! Mixologists, Craft Distilleries, Workshops, and more.


Harvest Moon Festival

Halifax October 13 – October 27, 2018

The Historic Properties Courtyard will be completely transformed into a country farm in the fall this October! The Historic Properties Courtyard…


Noturne Art at Night

Halifax October 13, 2018

Nocturne: Art at Night is a fall festival that brings art and energy to the streets of Halifax between 6…