*** Get ready for your favourite free summer concert on July 1, 2019, featuring international headliner, A-Trak.***
Join us throughout Canada Day to celebrate our nation’s history, diversity, and future. With a variety of free, interactive events that span across Halifax and Dartmouth, we offer something for everyone. Wear your red and white to celebrate Canada’s 152nd birthday with a full day of activities including the largest free concert and firework display of the year.
This year’s July 1st programming offers new and continuing traditions such as the Pancake Breakfast, Flag Raising Ceremony, Family Fun Fest at the Commons, FUSE 2019, live music at Sullivan’s Pond and the Halifax Public Gardens, and the Main Event, concert with fireworks at Alderney Landing.
This year’s headliner is A-Trak! Many other talented Canadian artists will also perform, including The Sorority, Ellevator, KALLITECHNIS and Cape Breton’s own, Carmen Townsend.
Family Fun Fest @ Emera Oval, Halifax Common – The largest Family driven Canada Day Celebration throughout Atlantic Canada, the annual Family Fun Fest features a variety of interactive activities focused on kids.
This year’s festival features FUSE 2019 a shared cultural dance experience across many genres! We also have the returning the Atlantic Kite Festival who will bring their beautiful kites to fly in the air and the K9 Hi-Flyers dog agility team returning with two shows and a meet-and-greet! Free entertainment, interactive activities, science experiments, food trucks, face painting, and inflatable attractions.
WHEN & WHERE
Date & Time:
Monday, July 1, 2019
Breakfast | 8:00 AM – 10:00 AM @ Alderney Landing
Tattoo Parade | 10:00 AM – 11:30 AM
Official Opening Ceremony | 11:30 AM – 1:30 PM @ Citadel
Family Fun Fest + FUSE 2019 | 12:00 PM – 5:00 PM
Main Event Concert + Fireworks | 5:00 PM – 11:30 PM @ Alderney Landing, Dartmouth
Fireworks | 10:00 PM
Venue & Address :
Alderney Landing, Dartmouth
Fireworks viewing – The best viewing area is from the concert crowd at Alderney Landing or if you don’t want to be in the concert area, bring your chairs or blankets to the green space along Ferry Terminal Park! On the Halifax side, we recommend the waterfront area near the ferry terminal down to Casino Nova Scotia.