2017 Halifax Free Events

Everyone in our community is on some budget. Here's a list of free things to do in HRM this summer. Thank you to Andy Fillmore, Member of Parliament for Halifax, for the research.

  • Art Gallery of Nova Scotia - free on Thursday nights, 5-9pm.
  • Maritime Museum of the Atlantic - Free Admission Tuesdays 5pm-8pm 
  • Museum of Natural History - Free Admission Wednesdays 5pm-close
  • Art Gallery of Nova Scotia - Admission by Donation Thursdays 5pm-8pm
  • St Mary's Boat Club - free canoeing on the arm, 11am-7pm Saturdays and Sundays.
  • Sir Sandford Fleming Park, or the Dingle, has a brand new playground.
  • Emera Oval - roller skating weekdays at 11am, no fee to rent roller-skates.
  • Halifax Public Gardens - story time 10:30am Tuesdays and Thursdays (thanks to Woozles!)
  • Shambala Buddhist Meditation - Free Class Wednesdays 7pm
  • North End Shambala Meditation - Free Class Mondays 7:30pm
  • Halifax Seaport Farmers Market, Historic Farmers' Market, Halifax Forum Farmers' Market all summer long. 
  • Citadel Hill - free entry all summer long.
  • Halifax Central Library - ton of fun, free, family programming.
  • Halifax Pride - July 20th - 30th
  • Jazz Festival July 12 - 18; all daytime concerts are free and if you do like the evening ticked shows grab a seat along the boardwalk where you hear it for free and skip the crowds !
  • Halifax/Dartmouth RDV 2017 Tall Ships Regatta - July 29th - August 1st
  • Halifax Busker Festival - August 2nd - 7th
  • Sambro Sou' Wester Days 2017 - Save the Date! - Aug 11th - 13th
  • Northern Lights Lantern Festival - August 12th
  • Halifax Oyster Festival - Sept 29th-30th
  • When Neptune Theatre starts its 2017 / 2018 season this autumn, the first staging of each show on the Tuesday is Pay What You Can!
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