April Showers are (hopefully) gone and it's finally time for May flowers! May in Halifax is marked by blooming cherry trees, restaurants opening their patios and the excitement of summer being right around the corner! There's lots of fun things to do and exciting events coming up this month all over Halifax Regional Municipality, so keep reading so you don't miss a thing!

Halifax Commons Spring Flowers

East Coast Music Awards

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The East Coast Music Awards are coming back to Halifax during the first week of May. This year marks the 35th anniversary of this exciting festival showcasing East Coast artists in both FREE and ticketed shows all around Halifax. There'll also be tons of free, family friendly activities going on throughout the week to…

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Cherry blossom season in Halifax is mid to late May, and I personally cannot be more excited! The pink blooms are absolutely gorgeous, and serve as a welcome reminder that warmer, sunnier days are ahead. Keep reading to find the best places in HRM to take in the beauty of the cherry trees for yourself!

Cherry Blossoms in Halifax Public Gardens


Park Avenue, Downtown Dartmouth

Park Avenue by the Dartmouth Commons is arguably the best place to see cherry blossoms. Over 30 cherry trees line the street, making it an absolutely magical place to visit during peak blooming season.

Dartmouth Commons Skatepark

Find more gorgeous trees blooming at the Dartmouth Commons Skatepark on Windmill Road. The contrast between the spring blooms and the skatepark make it quite a stunning…

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