BUSKERFEST

Wednesday, July 27 - Monday, August 1

Find 3 BuskerFest stages at Alderney Landing, plus midway rides from East Coast Amusements.

PERFOMANCE HOURS:

DAY 1   5PM - 11PM

DAY 2   NOON - 11PM

DAY 3   NOON - 11PM

DAY 4   NOON - 11PM

DAY 5   NOON - 10PM

DAY 6   NOON - 6PM

MIDWAY HOURS:

DAY 1   5PM - 11PM

DAY 2   3PM - 11PM

DAY 3   3PM - 11PM

DAY 4   NOON - 11PM

DAY 5   NOON - 10PM

DAY 6   NOON - 9PM

BOB THE BUILDER

Saturday, July 30    1:30 - 2:30PM

Bring your kids to Ferry Terminal Park for a special show from Bob the Builder!


Remember to bring your sunscreen, water and lawn chair. Have some fun on the waterfront with Bob the Builder and his Friends! 

HARBOUR FIREWORKS

Saturday, July 30 at 10PM

After a two-year hiatus, the Annual Natal Day Harbour Fireworks are back! Join us on either waterfront for this favourite Natal Day tradition.


RAIN DATE: Sunday, July 31 at 10PM

ANSMA FREEDOM FESTIVAL CONCERT

Sunday, July 31    1:30 - 9:30PM

Also following a two-year hiatus, the ANSMA "Freedom Festival" Concert is returning for the 16th show!

GOSPEL

RS Smooth.....................................1:30

B&D Productions.........................1:45

Kadel Brown.................................2:30

Marcell Symonds.........................3:15

Floyd Colley..................................4:00


R&B

RS Smooth....................................6:00

Suzy Hansen................................6:15

Jah'mila........................................7:00

Mark Riley....................................7:45

Owen "O'Sound" Lee..................8:45

The concert, part of our Summer Sunshine Concert Series and organized by the African Nova Scotian Music Association, will close with a special pyrotechnic display you don't want to miss.


from HALIFAX HARBOUR BRIDGES

MACPASS MILES

Sunday, July 31 at 9AM

There will be four one-mile races, beginning on the Halifax side of Macdonald Bridge and ending just short of the Dartmouth toll booths.

Women: 9:00am | Men: 9:30am

Girls: 10:00am | Boys: 10:30am

BRIDGEWALK

Sunday, July 31 at 2PM

A free, unstructured walk across the Macdonald Bridge that takes place after MACPASS Miles. Baby strollers and wheelchairs are welcome. Cyclists will need to remain in the bikeway.


Halifax musician John Alphonse and a Dixie-style band will be roaming the bridge and a community band will keep things hopping on a stage near the Dartmouth end of the bridge.



NATAL DAY ROAD RACE

Monday, August 1 at 8AM

Beginning in 1907, this Natal Day tradition will once again take over the streets of Dartmouth on Monday morning.


Register here!

PEPSI NATAL DAY PARADE

Monday, August 1 at 10AM

The 125th Natal Day Parade will start in Halifax, cross the Macdonald Bridge, and end at Sullivan's Pond in downtown Dartmouth.

GLOBAL CENTRIC BRASS BAND

Monday, August 1    2 - 4PM

This seven-piece band is putting an East Coast spin on the New Orleans Mardi Gras sound. Their eclectic mix of traditional, contemporary, and some original material makes for an exciting show! See them for FREE at Sullivan's Pond.