There's so many fun things to do this September in Halifax! From exciting new events like Halifax's first International Fleet Week to long awaited traditions like the Halifax Urban Folk Festival, there's tons of events happening this month that you won't want to miss.
International Halifax Fleet Week
September 7th-10th | Halifax
Ready Aye Ready, Halifax is hosting its first International Fleet Week this month! Join the Royal Canadian Navy and more than 1,200 sailors from the U.S, U.K., France and Germany in this exciting celebration of service at sea. There’s lots of exciting events happening, including public ship tours, live musical performances from the Stadacona Band, CAF booths, a rugby match and a Fleet Week Ceilidh. Topping it all off will be a Parade of Ships on Halifax Harbour. Please note that valid government ID is required to tour the ships and bags may be subject to search. View the schedule of events at HFXFleetWeek.ca.
Halifax Lebanese Festival
September 8th-10th | Olympic Community Centre
The Halifax Lebanese Festival is finally back for the first first full in-person festival since 2019! This year's menu includes a tasty selection of hummus, tabouli, shawarma, falafel and more. There's more information to come, keep up-to-date with this year's festival program at LebaneseFestival.ca.
Gottingen Street Festival
September 9th, 1-6pm | gottingen street
Celebrate Gottingen Street’s 250th Anniversary during the annual Gottingen Street Festival. The street will be packed with live musical performances, delicious food and drink and local vendors and artisans. The kids will also have a blast with giant games, face painting, a fortune teller and more at the Kids Zone at the Halifax North Public Library.
Agricola Open Street Sunday
September 17th, 12-4pm | Agricola street
Streets for the people! Agricola Street will be closed to vehicular traffic and open for all to explore by foot, bike, rollerblade or skateboard during Open Street Sunday. There'll be a market of local vendors, live music in numerous spots along the street and tons of fun activities for the all ages to enjoy.
September 21st-24th | Halifax
Atlantic Canada's biggest hip hop festival is back with another exciting lineup of both free and ticketed performances. This year's lineup includes Earthgang, Alchemist, Sydanie and more! View the full lineup and purchase tickets here.
Halifax Urban Folk Festival
September 24th-October 1st
See both International and Canadian songwriters perform live at the 14th edition of the Halifax Urban Folk Festival (HUFF). HUFF is an annual celebration of songwriters and their stories and an event anticipated by music lovers every year. View the festival schedule and purchase tickets online at HalifaxUrbanFolkFestival.com.
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