Celebrate the Holidays in Downtown Halifax

Celebrate the Holidays in Downtown Halifax

CELEBRATE THE HOLIDAYS IN DOWNTOWN HALIFAX

Downtown Halifax’s atmosphere is like no other in Nova Scotia during the holidays. Complete with tasty eats, unique gifts, lively entertainment, as well as festive decorations and lighting, it’s a merry metropolitan destination offering much to see, do, and experience. Read more here.

Wondering what is happening in Downtown Halifax this holiday season? Check out our list below of some festive experiences that you don't want to miss out on! 

 

 

2021 DOWNTOWN HALIFAX HOLIDAY GIFT GUIDE 

Downtown Halifax is where you'll find an amazing selection of gifts for anyone on your holiday shopping list. Visit the online Downtown Halifax Holiday Gift Guide filled with local holiday shopping ideas from almost 70 businesses in Downtown Halifax and Spring Garden area

 

DELIGHTFUL DOWNTOWN

DELIGHTFUL DOWNTOWN is a new series of light shows and installations happening around Downtown Halifax until the end of March 2022.

Halifax Memorial Library at Grafton Park

Enjoy a winter-themed light projection on the former Halifax Memorial Library at Grafton Park. The winter-themed projection will begin December 4 and run into January 2022. A holiday-themed show will run with the winter show also starting on December 4. Visit downtownhalifax.ca/delightful for more information. 

Peace and Friendship Park:

Wander through Peace and Friendship Park on Hollis and South Street to enjoy the winter-themed lighting, complete with LED lit tree-wraps and snowflakes decorations. The tree-wraps include 9,000 high-efficiency bulbs, consuming less than two amps. The LED holiday tree is back but it’s bigger and more beautiful than ever. Standing at 26 feet tall, it’s a must-see this year. The lights in Peace and Friendship Park will be up until the end of March 2022. 

More information on DELIGHTFUL DOWNTOWN here

 

EVERGREEN FESTIVAL

Evergreen Festival is a 4-week-long outdoor winter showcase of Nova Scotian culture, food, spirits, craft, art, and memorable experiences to celebrate and embrace the essence of the season taking place from November 26 - December 19, 2021. Retailers, restaurants, hotels, attractions, public spaces throughout the Halifax region will bring to life illuminations, programming, and animations that create a festive feeling of celebration!

Evergreen Festival includes a variety of experiences:

Learn more about the Evergreen Festival here.

 

DOWNTOWN HALIFAX ONLINE EVENTS CALENDAR

Find a listing of other holiday events and promotions happening in Downtown Halifax at downtownhalifax.ca/events.

Some exciting upcoming festive events include:

See all the events here

 

FESTIVE LIGHT SHOWS IN DOWNTOWN HALIFAX

In addition to DELIGHTFUL DOWNTOWN, there are festive light displays happening all around the Downtown Halifax area this holiday season. Here are a few that you don't want to miss: 

These shows and more are all taking place as part of Evergreen Bright. See all the light shows and installations here

 

PARKSMART FOR THE HOLIDAYS

Coming Downtown during the holidays? Make your parking plan before you head out! Visit ParkSmart in Downtown Halifax to see all the parking lots and garages in the Downtown area. 

 

 

Enjoy a flashback from The Halifax Lights Festival 2018 - The Big Sing on Argyle Street:

See The Big Sing on Argyle in 2019 here

 

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