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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.

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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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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Tattoo Festival

Halifax June 27 – July 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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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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The Great Race

Halifax July 1, 2018

Beginning in Buffalo, New York, The Great Race is a time, speed and endurance rally for vintage cars. Starting in…

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TD Halifax Jazz Festival

Halifax July 10 – July 15, 2018

It’s the 32nd year of the TD Halifax Jazz Festival; the oldest jazz festival and largest summer festival in Atlantic Canada. Designated…

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Proposed Cultural Hub-Open House

Halifax July 12, 2018

Nova Scotians are invited to help shape the vision and facility planning for a proposed new cultural hub on the…

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AFRIFEST

Halifax July 20 – July 22, 2018

The Africa Festival of Arts and Culture is an annual festival that showcases the unique cultural heritage and artistic works…

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