Thanksgiving is often seen as the start of Fall season and also the perfect time to reconnect with family. Gather up your friends and family and get out of the house this Thanksgiving weekend to celebrate the harvest season. Have a great time checking out what is going on this Thanksgiving Weekend around Halifax.
Try Portland Street Creperie’s Thanksgiving Crepe
A crepe topped with all the Thanksgiving fixing, the Thanksgiving Crepe is a popular fall favourite. Portland Street Creperie launched the festive crepe early this year.
55 Portland Street, Dartmouth
Rock for Mental Health
Rock for Mental Health is back with 4 great bands that will be raising awareness for Mental Health and money for the Schizophrenia Society. Join My Living Will, North of Nowhere, Ramped and No Mad Sky for a rocking night of music in a COVID-friendly environment.
October 9, 2020 from 7:30 pm to 11:30 pm
Montes Showbar Grill, 245 Waverley Road, Dartmouth
Artisans Alley Pop-Up
Eight artisans will be showing and selling their work at Crafty Fox MakerSpace.
October 10, 2020 from 11 am to 6 pm
55 Supreme Court, Halifax
Fall Colours Sail on Tall Ship Silva
This two-hour sail begins in the Halifax harbour, passes alongside Point Pleasant Park and into the Northwest Arm where the fall foliage will be particularly impressive during this time of year.
October 10 & 11, 2020 from 2 pm to 4 pm
1751 Lower Water Street, Halifax
Live Saturday with Laura Connor
The talented and popular Laura Connor is back at Finbar’s Portland Hills. She is fresh off her unbelievable show with Paul Lamb, to keep the place rockin’ Saturday afternoon. Don’t miss out!
October 10, 2020 from 2 pm to 5 pm
635 Portland Hills Drive, Dartmouth
Lennie Gallant Live at The Derby Show Bar
Lennie Gallant’s songs are an essential part of the cultural fabric of the Maritimes, and he is a widely respected songwriter across the country and beyond.
October 10, 2020 from 6 pm to 10 pm
Derby Show Bar, 2037 Gottingen Street, Halifax
Jamie McCallum “2020”
Canadian artist Jamie McCallum helps us wind down the year that is “2020” with introspection, beauty, and of course, humour. Jamie’s highly popular oil paintings will be on display online and in the gallery from October 10th to the 31st.
October 10th to 31st
14 Bells Fine Art Gallery, 5523 Young Street, Halifax
Join East Coast Scuba & Watersports for a Thanksgiving Dive before the turkey coma soaks in!
October 11, 2020 from 11 am to 2 pm
East Coast Scuba & Watersports, 1440 Bedford Highway, Bedford
Family Round Up Adventure
Round up the family for some farm fun. Take the horse drawn wagon ride to Fort Clayton. Meet animals at the petting farm, and enjoy All-You-Can-Eat All Beef Jumbo Hot Dogs (Veggie Hot Dogs and Gluten Free Buns available upon request), Unlimited Juice, Pop, Coffee & Tea.
Hatfield Farm, 1840 Hammonds Plains Road, Hammonds Plains
Try to Make Your Way Through RiverBreeze Cornmaze
Take a drive up to Truro this Thanksgiving Weekend to challenge your maze solving skills at their annual corn maze. After exploring the corn maze, spend the day on the farm. Pet some farm animals and even meet kangaroos.
660 Onslow Road, Truro
Halifax Seaport Farmers’ Market
The Seaport Farmers’ Market is iconic, and fall is one of the best times to visit. You can easily find everything you need to make Thanksgiving dinner under one roof from the world-class vendors.
1209 Marginal Road, Halifax
Find the Perfect Pumpkin at Howard Dill’s Pumpkin Farm
Have you ever wondered where those giant pumpkins in some grocery stores come from? Many of them come from Howard Dill’s Pumpkin Farm. The farm is under an hour drive from Halifax, and you can pick out a pumpkin and see the giant vegetables they grow.
400 Collage Road, Windsor
Cole Harbour Heritage Farm Museum
Explore heritage building and meet some farm animals at Cole Harbour Heritage Farm Museum. This farm is a rural oasis in HRM. During the fall, there is always something to do around the farm.
471 Poplar Drive, Cole Harbour
Build Your Own Pumpkin Person
Kentville is an hour away from Halifax and is the home of the pumpkin people during October. If you don’t feel up of the drive, you can easily bring pumpkin people to you. You can make your own pumpkin person by following instructions here.