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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.

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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Saturdays on the Lunenburg Waterfront

Lunenburg July 14 – September 1, 2018

Free Saturday entertainment on the Lunenburg waterfront this summer! With a mix of music, entertainment, and movies there will be…

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Noon Time Zumba Dance Party!

Halifax July 19 – September 13, 2018

Free community Zumba Class on Thursdays from 12 pm – 12:50 pm on the Helipad near Bishop’s Landing. More details…

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HUFF Waterfront Stage

Halifax September 1 – September 2, 2018

We’re pleased to partner with the 9th Annual Halifax Urban Folk Festival and host a free “Waterfront Stage” featuring great…

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Convoy Cup Regatta

Dartmouth September 7 – September 9, 2018

The 11th annual Convoy Cup will take place September 7 to 9, 2018. The Convoy Cup recognizes the historical contribution…

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Ovarian Cancer Walk of Hope

Halifax September 9, 2018

The Ovarian Cancer Canada Walk of Hope is the largest and most powerful event of its kind in the country….

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Chinese Festival Halifax

Halifax September 9 – September 22, 2018

The Chinese Festival will present a diverse range of performances and genres with events across the City, kicking off with an…

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The Big Jump!

Halifax September 16, 2018

SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 16th FROM 2PM to 7PM Cool off on the Halifax Waterfront with the BIG JUMP! Join Develop Nova Scotia and…

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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…

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Port Days

Halifax September 19 – September 20, 2018

Port Days 2018 is Atlantic Canada’s largest international B2B platform connecting major global supply chain partners for two days of formal…

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Halifax Nova Scotia International Tuna Tournament

Halifax September 22 – September 26, 2018

This coming September in Halifax, international and local sports fishermen will join private boaters along with local charters to compete in…

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Fire and Water Festival

Dartmouth September 22, 2018

FREE EVENT at Alderney Landing Dartmouth Colour Festival – 12PM to 6PM Fire and Water Festival – 6PM to 10PM…

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Halifax Oyster Festival

Halifax September 28 – September 29, 2018

The Halifax Oyster Festival is a 2-day raw bar event on the Halifax Waterfront. Ticket buyers can go chose between…

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