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. See below for information on HRM organized events, requirements for organizing your own event and grants available for events.
Looking for a list of free events that are happening in HRM.
For information on the events (Canada Day, Natal Day, etc.) delivered by the Halifax Civic Events team.
SETF APPLICATION - All events that occur in HRM must be reviewed by Halifax’s Special Event Task Force (SETF).
Check out the Special Event Planning Guide [PDF] and then submit an application to the Special Event Task Force [PDF].
HRM offers three funding streams for events: community, cultural, and Tourism. Read up on the event grant programs to see if you qualify for support.
For a list of events happening in and around Halifax, visit Discover Halifax, the dedicated tourism marketing organization for Halifax.