As the winter season embraces Halifax, the waterfront continues to welcome locals and visitors to enjoy seasonal events and activities. From the festive Evergreen Festival to the vibrant Halifax Holiday Market, there’s no shortage of things to do and see. Here's a guide to enjoying the Halifax Waterfront during the last month of 2023.
Evergreen Festival - November 24 to December 17
Immerse yourself in the Evergreen Festival, a celebration of Nova Scotian culture, food, and art. The festival features an outdoor concert series, The Evergreen Market, and more. Learn More
Shopping at the Halifax Seaport Farmers Market
Explore the oldest continuously operating farmers’ market in NorthAmerica at the Halifax Seaport Farmers Market and discover local crafts, food, beverages, and more. Learn More
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Shopping at the Halifax Brewery Market
The Halifax Brewery Market Cooperative is a not-for-profit, member-run cooperative that runs a weekly Saturday market onLower Water Street in Halifax. Check them out for small-scale, local food producers, artisans, and more! Learn More
Make Holiday Small Crafts at the Maritime Museum of the Atlantic – various days in December
Get creative with holiday crafts at the Maritime Museum of theAtlantic, a perfect activity for families and craft enthusiasts.
Dining on the Waterfront
Savour the diverse culinary offerings along the waterfront. From fresh seafood to international cuisine, there’s something to satisfy every taste.
Stroll the Picturesque Halifax Waterfront
Enjoy a leisurely walk along one of the world’s longest urban board walks, spanning 4 kilometers along the scenic waterfront. Learn More
Winter Carnival - December 15
Discovery Centre presents “Winter Carnival”, an evening that blends the magic of a winter carnival with a dash of scientific wonder, perfect for families to enjoy. Learn More
Home for the Holidays Party – December 30
Ring in the New Year at the Home for the Holidays Party, a night of music and celebration at the Halifax Marriott Harbourfront. Learn More
Halifax Holiday Market – December 8 & 9
Discover the perfect holiday gifts and treats at the HalifaxHoliday Market, a festive shopping experience along the waterfront. Learn More
Embrace the festive spirit and create unforgettable memories on the Halifax Waterfront this winter season!