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Winterful Waterfront Weekend

Halifax February 2 – February 3, 2019

Come enjoy some outdoor winter fun for the whole family on the Halifax Waterfront!

There will be lots of activities for children and adults alike. Fire, food, hot drinks, music, mascots, games, winter yoga, and more.
*Takes place on the Halifax Waterfront around Sands at Salter, and Foundations Place; located at 1549 Lower Water Street; end of Salter Street and the boardwalk area around the wave.*

Activities run from 10:00am to 4:00pm on Saturday, February 2 and 12:00pm to 4:00pm on Sunday, February 3.

Dress warmly and come down to the water’s edge to play!  Come and celebrate winter with our many partners – Halifax Cycling Coalition, Taste of Nova Scotia, Amos Pewter, Waterfront Warehouse and Mountain Equipment Co-op.


  • Wood fire pits with seating
  • Games: Giant Connect 4, Giant Jenga + Hockey Shoot
  • Fake snowball battle and precision throwing
  • Obstacle race
  • Snowshoeing demo from MEC  (Sunday 12:00pm – 4:00pm, snow-permitting)
  • “Snowga” (winter yoga) class, held by Rio Yoga & Pilates Studio (Sunday 12pm – 1:00pm) – Bring your own mat
  • Face painting with KC’s Face Painting (Saturday 10:00am-2:00pm & Sunday 12:00pm – 2:00pm)
  • Campfire demo with Big Cove YMCA Camp (Sunday 1:00pm – 2:00pm)
  • Virgin Radio Street Team on site with Plinko! and giveaways (Sunday 12pm-4pm)
  • Special Superbowl-Sunday football activities from the SMU Huskies, with training equipment, players, football toss and more!
  • Amos Pewter Demos, Special offers, Snowball Cookies, Finish your own Sand Dollar for $5
  • Kick off of Winter Bike Week with Halifax Cycling Coalition hosting a bike maintenance tent, along with tips on getting outdoors on your bike throughout the winter
  • Local handmade watercolour pet portraits, needle felting and other watercolour art from Soft & Spiky ($)
  • Behind the Wave, Under the Blue Flag, join Re-imagining Atlantic Harbours (RAH2050) & Kind Krafts at our shoreline with a craft table!
  • Free Hot chocolate and a chance to win a free year-long CarShare Atlantic membership, with CarShare Atlantic (Saturday 10:00am – 4:00pm)
  • Free parking in our Lower Water Street lots on Saturday and Sunday, along with free parking at the Seaport on Sunday
  • Lunar New Year Celebration, hosted by Canadian Museum of Immigration at Pier 21 (Saturday 10:00am – 3:00pm)

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