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Civic Events

Civic Events delivers or assists in the delivery of special events within the municipality. Halifax supports events that build community, foster good community relations, develop local economy and tourism industry, and enrich the quality of life of all residents and visitors.

Halifax Events

For a list of events happening in and around Halifax, visit Destination Halifax, the dedicated tourism marketing organization for Halifax.

Civic Events

For information on the events delivered by the Halifax Civic Events team.

Community Events

For information on events supported by the Halifax Civic Events team: Dingle Natal Day Beach Party, Sackville Patriot Days, Seaside Harvest Festival and the Cole Harbour Harvest Festival

Organizing an Event?

New Special Events Administrative Order impacts event planning in the region. Check out the Event Planning Guide. Submit an application to the Special Event Task Force which reviews potential special events and act as an advisory body. Submit information about your Halifax event for inclusion in the Destination Halifax events list.

Expressions of Interest

The municipal Civic Events team is now accepting applications from vendors and entertainers for the 2016 event season. Application for Vending Expressions of Interest for 2016 Civic Events. Application for Entertainment Expressions of Interest for 2016 Civic Events.


The Municipality offers three funding streams for events; Community, Cultural and Tourism.

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