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

may 3rd-7th | halifax

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 celebrate, including the Mi'kmaw Native Friendship Centre's Wije’winen Cultural Circle in Grande Parade, an ECMA street festival on Argyle Street, and charity basketball and hockey games! View the full festival schedule at ECMA.com.

Scotiabank Centre Halifax

Jane's Walk

may 6th & 7th | halifax peninsula & downtown Dartmouth

Take in the scenery of our city and learn more about it during Janes Walk. Janes Walk is an annual, global festival celebrating the neighbourhoods that make up a city. Join guided walks around Halifax and Dartmouth neighbourhoods with community members looking to learn more about our home. There’s a ton of walks to choose from, each led by a passionate local guide. See the city’s art installations, dive into the history of iconic Halifax and Dartmouth locations, learn what’s it’s like navigating our streets as someone who is blind, and much more. See the Janes Walk Festival Schedule on JanesWalkHalifax.com.

Dartmouth Cove Trail

Open City

may 13th | Halifax peninsula & downtown dartmouth

Local business all over Halifax and Downtown Dartmouth will be offering discounts, special promos, live performances and more during Open City on May 13th. Open City is an all day event celebrating the small businesses and entrepreneurs that make up our wonderful city. A list of all of this year's Open City offers and features can be found at OpenCityHFX.com.

Open City sign on Halifax cafe window

Downtown Dartmouth Food Crawl

may 18th | downtown dartmouth

Downtown Dartmouth is chock-full of award-winning restaurants, bars and cafés, so where better than Downtown Dartmouth to have a food crawl!? Participating businesses will be offering specially priced sample sizes of food, drinks and treats! Find all the details on B'y Local Dartmouth's Facebook Page.

Portland Street Downtown Dartmouth

Hope you're able to get out into the community this month and attend some of these great events! Follow us on our Instagram and Facebook accounts for more Halifax Regional Municipality events and things to do!

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