Free Family Events this Weekend!

December 09/16
Free Family Events this Weekend!

The second annual Halifax Lights Holiday Market at Historic Properties, 1869 Upper Water Street, is a multi-weekend holiday market featuring: artisans, festive food and drink, holiday lights and décor, live performers, carollers, hands-on crafts, musicians, and much more. Each weekend includes free family events.

This weekend’s schedule of free family events, include:

Dec. 9, 7:00-8:00 pm – Outdoor Concert: featuring Mo Kenney
Dec. 10, 1:30-3:30 pm – Balloon Artist
Dec. 10, 2:00-4:00 pm – Face-Painting
Dec. 10, 2:00-4:00 pm – A Visit from the Christmas Bear
Dec. 10, 7:00-8:30 pm – Outdoor Concert: featuring Ian Sherwood
Dec. 11, 1:00-3:00 pm – Pictures with Santa and Cookie Decorating with Mrs. Claus
Dec. 11, 1:00-3:00 pm – Magic Show

The Market at Historic Properties is open four weekends from November 25 to December 18: Fridays – 4:00-9:00 pm, Saturdays – 12:00 noon to 9:00 pm, Sundays – 12:00 noon to 4:00 pm. For a full schedule of Market events and list of vendors, visit

Free Downtown Holiday Parking:

Market vendors will be offering free parking passes with purchase to the Scotia Square, while supplies last. Waterfront Development will also be offering free parking on Saturdays from November 25 until December 31 at the Lower Water Street lots to support Saturday Holiday Market days.