2024 INFORMATION ON NATAL DAY NOW AVAILABLE

 For more information call either 902-479-4092 or please leave a message at 902-943-1044

HALIFAX-DARTMOUTH NATAL DAY 2024

Aug 2, 2024 12:00 AM
Mark your Calanders!
TAKING PLACE ON MONDAY, AUGUST 5, 2024






Halifax & Dartmouth
Please Contact: MacKenzie LeBlanc
Phone: 902-943-1044
mackenzie.leblanc@halifax.ca

Buskerfest

Aug 2, 2024 12:00 PM  - Aug 2, 2024 6:00 PM
Day 3

Nova Scotia’s favourite festival is excited to announce its return to the Halifax and Dartmouth waterfronts from July 31 to August 5, 2024.

With stages at the Halifax Seaport, Maritime Museum of the Atlantic, Sackville Landing, Foundation Wharf, and Dartmouth’s Alderney Landing, the 38th edition of Buskers will provide locals and visitors alike with exciting and unique entertainment.

Electrifying acts will provide six days of incredible performances, including: 2023’s People’s Choice winner and Halifax’s own Mighty Mike (CAN), Steve Goodtime (CAN), USA Breakdancers (USA), Mat Ricardo (UK), Gracie B (AUS/UK), Fraser Hooper (UK), Ruby Rubberlegs (AUS), Spring Action (CAN), Seb und Fritzzz (GER), Chris Blaze - The Fire Ninja (AUS), Les Vitamines (CAN), Pancho Libre (MEX), Clown Ida - Bubble Factory (ITA) and Silver Elvis (CAN)!

Beyond these incredible performers, Buskers will also feature the ever-popular East Coast Amusements midway at Alderney Landing, the Glow Party Family Fun Zone at Sands at Salter, plus a variety of vendors, food trucks, and fun!

For updates and information on the festival, visit www.buskers.ca
Halifax & Dartmouth Waterfront
Please Contact: Michelle McCann
info@pegentertainment.ca
https://www.buskers.ca/

BuskerFest

Aug 3, 2024 12:00 PM  - Aug 3, 2024 10:00 PM
DAY 4

Nova Scotia’s favourite festival is excited to announce its return to the Halifax and Dartmouth waterfronts from July 31 to August 5, 2024.

With stages at the Halifax Seaport, Maritime Museum of the Atlantic, Sackville Landing, Foundation Wharf, and Dartmouth’s Alderney Landing, the 38th edition of Buskers will provide locals and visitors alike with exciting and unique entertainment.

Electrifying acts will provide six days of incredible performances, including: 2023’s People’s Choice winner and Halifax’s own Mighty Mike (CAN), Steve Goodtime (CAN), USA Breakdancers (USA), Mat Ricardo (UK), Gracie B (AUS/UK), Fraser Hooper (UK), Ruby Rubberlegs (AUS), Spring Action (CAN), Seb und Fritzzz (GER), Chris Blaze - The Fire Ninja (AUS), Les Vitamines (CAN), Pancho Libre (MEX), Clown Ida - Bubble Factory (ITA) and Silver Elvis (CAN)!

Beyond these incredible performers, Buskers will also feature the ever-popular East Coast Amusements midway at Alderney Landing, the Glow Party Family Fun Zone at Sands at Salter, plus a variety of vendors, food trucks, and fun!

For updates and information on the festival, visit www.buskers.ca


Halifax & Dartmouth Waterfront
Please Contact: Michelle McCann
info@pegentertainment.ca
https://www.buskers.ca/

Crescendo Festival Concert

Aug 3, 2024 3:00 PM  - Aug 3, 2024 11:00 PM
Crescendo Fest: a hub that will create space for other Black Music artists to engage from across Atlantic Canada.

More details to come closer to August!

Dartmouth Ferry Terminal Park
https://www.crescendofest.com/

Halifax-Dartmouth Natal Day Harbour Fireworks

Aug 3, 2024 10:00 PM  - Aug 3, 2024 10:30 PM
The Halifax-Dartmouth Natal Day Harbour Fireworks will take place on Saturday, August 3, 2024, at 10:00 pm. Join us for the annual Natal Day Harbour Fireworks on Sunday evening.

RAIN DATE: Sunday, August 4, 2024, at 10:00 pm Halifax & Dartmouth Waterfronts
Please Contact: MacKenzie LeBlanc
Phone: 902-943-1044
mackenzie.leblanc@halifax.ca

Halifax Harbour Bridges MACPASS Miles

Aug 4, 2024 9:00 AM  - Aug 4, 2024 10:00 AM
Run the Bridge!

A family-friendly one mile race across the Macdonald Bridge.

A $10 registration fee for adults is donated to the Africville Museum.

Children run free!

There will be four races beginning at 9 am.

The August 4th races start on the Halifax side of the historic Macdonald bridge and end just short of the Dartmouth toll booths.

Women: 9:00am | Men: 9:30am | Girls: 10:00am| Boys: 10:30am


Sunday, August 4, 2024 (MACPASS Miles and Bridgewalk 2024)
Macdonald Bridge closes: 7:30 am
Macdonald Bridge reopens at 5 pm
Macdonald Bridge
Please Contact: Steven Proctor, Halifax Harbour Bridges
Phone: 902-463-2481
sproctor@hdbc.ns.ca
hdbc.ca/macpass-miles

Buskerfest

Aug 4, 2024 12:00 PM  - Aug 4, 2024 10:00 PM
Day 5

Nova Scotia’s favourite festival is excited to announce its return to the Halifax and Dartmouth waterfronts from July 31 to August 5, 2024.

With stages at the Halifax Seaport, Maritime Museum of the Atlantic, Sackville Landing, Foundation Wharf, and Dartmouth’s Alderney Landing, the 38th edition of Buskers will provide locals and visitors alike with exciting and unique entertainment.

Electrifying acts will provide six days of incredible performances, including: 2023’s People’s Choice winner and Halifax’s own Mighty Mike (CAN), Steve Goodtime (CAN), USA Breakdancers (USA), Mat Ricardo (UK), Gracie B (AUS/UK), Fraser Hooper (UK), Ruby Rubberlegs (AUS), Spring Action (CAN), Seb und Fritzzz (GER), Chris Blaze - The Fire Ninja (AUS), Les Vitamines (CAN), Pancho Libre (MEX), Clown Ida - Bubble Factory (ITA) and Silver Elvis (CAN)!

Beyond these incredible performers, Buskers will also feature the ever-popular East Coast Amusements midway at Alderney Landing, the Glow Party Family Fun Zone at Sands at Salter, plus a variety of vendors, food trucks, and fun!

For updates and information on the festival, visit www.buskers.ca
Halifax & Dartmouth Waterfront
Please Contact: Michelle McCann
info@pegentertainment.ca
https://www.buskers.ca/

Annual ANSMA Freedom Festival

Aug 4, 2024 2:00 PM  - Aug 4, 2024 10:00 PM
The African Nova Scotia Music Association will once again in partnership with the Halifax-Dartmouth Natal Day program will host the ANSMA "Freedom Festival" Concert on the Dartmouth Waterfront for another year!

The 18th Annual ANSMA "Freedom Festival" Concert will take place on Sunday, August 4, 2024, at 2:00pm.

Join us at the Dartmouth Ferry Terminal Park on the Dartmouth Waterfront Stage!

ALL DETAILS TO COME AFTER JUNE 21ST. Dartmouth Ferry Terminal Park Stage
Please Contact: MacKenzie LeBlanc
Phone: 902-943-1044
mackenzie.leblanc@halifax.ca

Halifax Public Gardens Sunday Concert

Aug 4, 2024 2:00 PM  - Aug 4, 2024 4:00 PM
Come kick up your heels to the sound of the great tunes in the Gardens!

Artist (TBD) Performing on Sunday, August 4, 2024, from 2:00-4:00pm!

You do not want to miss it! Halifax Public Gardens Bandshell
Please Contact: MacKenzie LeBlanc
Phone: 902-943-1044
mackenzie.leblanc@halifax.ca

The Halifax Harbour Bridges Annual Macdonald Bridge Walk

Aug 4, 2024 2:00 PM  - Aug 4, 2024 4:00 PM
Come explore the Macdonald Bridge!

Enjoy an unforgettable showcase of community spirit, educational wonders and a celebration of local talent.

Grab the family and take in Bridgewalk 2024.

This year's edition will feature:
- A passport scavenger hunt for children.
- Bands and entertainment.
- Community booths.
- Coins of the world display.

A free unstructured walk across the Macdonald Bridge that takes place from 2:00 to 4:00 pm after the MACPASS Miles.

Come for the views, stay for the fun!



Macdonald Bridge
Please Contact: Steven Proctor, Halifax Harbour Bridges
Phone: 902-463-2481
sproctor@hdbc.ns.ca
www.hdbc.ca

ANSMA Freedon Festival Low Level Fireworks

Aug 4, 2024 9:30 PM  - Aug 4, 2024 9:35 PM
Join us down on the Dartmouth Waterfront for a Low-Level Firework & Pyro Show Spectacular, fired off the Dartmouth Wharf!

This we be the conclusion of the ANSMA "Freedom Festival" Concert.

Low-level Firework & Pyro Show fired by Fireworks F/X.

Fireworks Cancellation Policy located on Homepage, under Natal Day Updates.

Dartmouth Waterfront
Please Contact: MacKenzie LeBlanc
Phone: 902-943-1044
mackenzie.leblanc@halifax.ca

118th Dartmouth Natal Day Road Race

Aug 5, 2024 8:00 AM  - Aug 5, 2024 9:30 AM
THE 118th ANNUAL DARTMOUTH NATAL DAY ROAD RACE WILL BE BACK IN 2024!

THE ROAD RACE REGISTRATION WILL OPEN AFTER MAY 3RD.

VISIT PAGE ON THE WEBSITE IN ORDER TO REGISTER.

ONLY 1000 RUNNERS!

REGISTER EARLY!!

Downtown Dartmouth
Please Contact: Dave Nevitt, Race Director
marathonstorun@msn.com
https://raceroster.com/events/2024/85394/dartmouth-natal-day-road-races-2024

127th Pepsi Natal Day Parade

Aug 5, 2024 10:00 AM  - Aug 5, 2024 12:00 PM
The 127th Pepsi Natal Day Parade will be held on Monday, August 5, 2024.

This year's Pepsi Natal Day Parade will start in Halifax at the Hydrostone, cross the Macdonald bridge and end in Dartmouth at Sullivan's Pond.

If you're interested in participating, contact the Pepsi Natal Day Parade Registrar Office at (902) 943-1044 and leave a detailed message.

Parade Registration is now open!

Please register soon, maximum 55 entries!
Halifax to Dartmouth
Please Contact: MacKenzie LeBlanc
Phone: 902-943-1044
mackenzie.leblanc@halifax.ca

BuskerFest

Aug 5, 2024 12:00 PM  - Aug 5, 2024 10:00 PM
Day 6

Nova Scotia’s favourite festival is excited to announce its return to the Halifax and Dartmouth waterfronts from July 31 to August 5, 2024.

With stages at the Halifax Seaport, Maritime Museum of the Atlantic, Sackville Landing, Foundation Wharf, and Dartmouth’s Alderney Landing, the 38th edition of Buskers will provide locals and visitors alike with exciting and unique entertainment.

Electrifying acts will provide six days of incredible performances, including: 2023’s People’s Choice winner and Halifax’s own Mighty Mike (CAN), Steve Goodtime (CAN), USA Breakdancers (USA), Mat Ricardo (UK), Gracie B (AUS/UK), Fraser Hooper (UK), Ruby Rubberlegs (AUS), Spring Action (CAN), Seb und Fritzzz (GER), Chris Blaze - The Fire Ninja (AUS), Les Vitamines (CAN), Pancho Libre (MEX), Clown Ida - Bubble Factory (ITA) and Silver Elvis (CAN)!

Beyond these incredible performers, Buskers will also feature the ever-popular East Coast Amusements midway at Alderney Landing, the Glow Party Family Fun Zone at Sands at Salter, plus a variety of vendors, food trucks, and fun!

For updates and information on the festival, visit www.buskers.ca
Halifax & Dartmouth Watefront
Please Contact: Michelle McCann
info@pegentertainment.ca
buskers.ca

Natal Day Halifax Public Gardens Free Concert

Aug 5, 2024 2:00 PM  - Aug 5, 2024 4:00 PM
Natal Day Concert at the Halifax Public Gardens Bandshell.

Come kick up your heels to the sound of the great tunes in the Gardens.

ARTISTS TBD



Halifax Public Gardens
Please Contact: MacKenzie LeBlanc
Phone: 902-943-1044
mackenzie.leblanc@halifax.ca

The Natal Day Lake Banook Fireworks

Aug 5, 2024 9:30 PM  - Aug 5, 2024 10:00 PM
The Halifax Regional Municipality and the organizers of the Halifax-Dartmouth Natal Day program will be hosting the 127th Lake Banook Fireworks Show on Monday, August 5th at 9:30 pm.

Prince Albert Road Closure from 8 pm until 10 pm.

Don't miss the traditional Natal Day Family Finale!


Lake Banook on Prince Albert Road
Please Contact: MacKenzie LeBlanc
Phone: 902-943-1044
mackenzie.leblanc@halifax.ca

HALIFAX-DARTMOUTH NATAL DAY 2025

Aug 6, 2024 12:00 AM
The 2025 Natal Day Holiday will be held on Monday, August 4, 2025
Please Contact: MacKenzie LeBlanc
Phone: 902-943-1044
mackenzie.leblanc@halifax.ca