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New Year's Eve 2014!

Happy New Year Halifax!

When: Wednesday, Dec. 31 beginning at 10:30 pm to 12 am*
Where: Grand Parade, outside Halifax City Hall, 1841 Argyle Street, Halifax
*please note this is a live event and will not be televised this year.

FREE live entertainment extravaganza planned for the New Year’s Eve show in Grand Parade. Halifax is celebrating New Year's Eve 2014 with extra sparkle this year! Make this event part of your night. Come experience the Atlantic region's largest New Year's Eve gathering at this free, family event in Halifax's Grand Parade. A night of surprises awaits featuring high-energy entertainers from around the Maritimes and beyond. Everyone is welcome to join us for a special, fast paced evening featuring 25 artists, all designed to excite, captivate and surprise.

Miri Ben Ari playing violin

The live show will feature a special performance by Grammy Award winner Miri Ben-Ari, an internationally acclaimed contemporary violinist. In addition to playing at the White House for the President and Michelle Obama, this incredibly talented musician has worked with some of the biggest stars in music; Jay-Z, Kanye, Wyclef, Armin Van Buuren, Alicia Keys!! Ben-Ari won her Grammy Award in 2005 as one of the co-writers of Kanye West’s Jesus Walks.


Party Boots band

The evening will kick off with a DJ set by Neon Dreams, and then local favorite Party Boots will host an extravaganza of amazing entertainment including Carson Downey and Atlantic Cirque. Huge video screens and visual effects on stage will enhance the live show and delight the audience.

Ring in the New Year with Mayor Mike Savage and witness the most exciting fireworks show in Nova Scotia.

Atlantic Cirque performer





Carson Downey



We'll be Ready!


Sometimes, it takes a bit longer...

Your chance to be part of the show! Plan to bike the Cabot Trail in 2015? Or just want to lose a few lbs in the new year? Share your New Year’s Resolution with us and we might put it up on the big screen in Grand Parade on NYE during the show. Have a great picture of a totally awesome location you enjoyed in the region during 2014? You can share that too. We would love to post it up on the video screens. Please make sure there are no people in your photos – privacy is paramount! Places not faces. Share your photos and resolutions!