Things to Do this February in Halifax


Credit: Dine Around

February is the month for love, so it is a good time to cozy up with your special someone while the snow is falling. The cold doesn’t bother Halifax anyways. So, check out the activities listed below and have a good time in and around Halifaxthis February.


Downtown Dartmouth Ice Festival

It’s back and it’s bigger than ever, so head outside and celebrate winter at the Downtown Dartmouth Ice Festival. The weekend is packed with fun events including live ice carving, wagon rides, bouncy castles, bonfires and so much more, all for free.

February 7 to 9, 2020

Downtown Dartmouth

Sackville Snow Days Festival

Over the long weekend in February, the Sackville Snow Day Festival will get you out in the snow. Go skating, build a snowman and watch the Big parade. There is lots of fun to had in the snow and even more when you are warming up inside.

February 14 to 17, 2020


Food & Drink Events this February

Dine Around

Dine Around is back again this February. Enjoy special meals that are only available at some of Halifax’s best restaurants. Sample what the city has been cooking up without breaking the bank.



$10 to $50

Imbibe: A Cocktail Event

Nova Scotia’s best mixologists come together for one night at the Lord Nelson Hotel. Sample over 30 cocktails as over 25 restaurants and bars shake them up. There will also be snacks to enjoy along with the cocktails.

February 6, 2020 from 7 pm to 9:30 pm

1515 South Park Street, Halifax

$65 +HST and Fees

Craft Beer Cottage Party

Head back to the long summer days on the lake at the Craft Beer Cottage Party. Gather your family and friends and spend a fun evening sampling craft beers and playing washer toss, or just chill and listen to the live band. The ticket price includes unlimited beer samples and there will also be delicious beer-friendly food available for purchase.

February 8, 2020 at 7 pm

Halifax Seaport Market, 1209 Marginal Road, Halifax


Cocktail Workshop: The Old Fashioned

The Old Fashioned is one of North America’s most known and The essential cocktail. The Clever Barkeep team at The Port by the NSLC will show you how to make the perfect Old Fashioned, plus three new variations of this classic cocktail..

February 13, 2020 at 6:30 pm

5485 Clyde Street, Halifax


Cooking Class: Hands on | Date Night in Paris

Get your hands a little dirty this Valentine’s Day and cook a meal with your date. The menu includes Moules et Frites, Haddock en Papillote, and Croissant Bread Pudding.

February 14, 2020 at 6 pm

Higney Ave, Dartmouth


Taster Night: Valentine’s Day

Make Valentine’s Day dinner special with a five-course tasting meal at Souper duper Soup. The meal includes Shrimp Cocktail, Beet and Apple Salad, Cheese Tortellini Soup, Chicken Mushroom Wellington with mashed potatoes and steamed broccoli, and Chocolate covered strawberries. Reservations are required.

February 14, 2020 from 6 pm to 8 pm

156 Ochterloney Street, Dartmouth


Valentine’s Dinner and Dance

If you are looking for an adventure this Valentine Day’s, look no farther than Hatfield Farms. Enjoy a delicious dinner, before heading to the dance, go on a wagon ride, zip on the zip lines, or just spend some time relaxing by the outdoor campfires.

February 14, 2020 from 6 pm to 11 pm

1840 Hammonds Plains Road, Hammonds Plains


Wine Yoga With Vero!

Bring your yoga mat and join Veronique Tradel for an hour of yoga at Obladee Wine Bar. The yoga session will be followed by an even more relaxing hour of socializing and sipping wine.

February 16, 2020 from 12 pm to 2 pm

1600 Barrington Street, Halifax


Savour Food & Wine Show

The Savour Food & Wine Show is ‘the food and wine event’ of the year in Halifax. Over 70 of Nova Scotia’s finest restaurants, wines and beverages are featured at this prestigious event. Sample great food, legendary cocktails and fine wine.

February 20, 2020 from 7 pm to 9 pm

Halifax Convention Centre, 1650 Argyle Street, Halifax


NSLC Festival of Whisky

Discover the wonderful world of whisky at the 9th annual NSLC Festival of Whisky. There are new events this year, like the cocktail social. It is three evenings of great whiskey and other events.

February 26 to 29, 2020


Rare & Fine Wine Tasting

Sample some of the world’s best wines while relaxing and listening to live jazz. Rare & Fine Wine Tasting brings over 40 wines together under one roof. The wine will be accompanied by decadent hors d’oeuvres.

February 28, 2020 at 7pm

2830 Agricola Street, Halifax

$119 to $169

Live Shows, Exhibitions and Other Events

Halifax Franchise Expo
08 Feb

Halifax Convention Centre, 1650 Argyle St, Halifax

February 8, 2020 To February 9, 2020


Get your FREE admission to the Halifax Franchise Expo courtesy of The Business Exchange. The Halifax Franchise Expo gets you face-to-face with the hottest Franchises and Businesses ...  »

The Imperilled Ocean: Book Launch
19 Feb

Halifax Central Library, 5440 Spring Garden Road, Halifax

February 19, 2020



Join Laura Trethewey at the Halifax Central Library for the launch of her debut non-fiction title, The Imperilled Ocean, a deeply reported work of narrative journalism that ...  »

Mini Pop Kids Live Concert
29 Feb

Rebecca Cohn Auditorium, 6101 University Ave, Halifax

February 29, 2020

(204) 889-5430 ext223

$28.35 - $64.35

The Mini Pop Kids are back and shining bright with their brand new ‘Bright Lights Concert Tour,’ featuring the year’s biggest hits! Performing songs by Ariana ...  »

Pop Goes The World 2019: A Drag Review

Pop Goes the World has returned for another year and to kick off a new decade. The Queens of the Glamazon will be reviewing 2019’s top stories in a hilarious way.

February 1, 2020 at 9:30 pm

2182 Gottingen Street, Halifax


Marianas Trench

Marianas Trench is coming to Halifax for a show at the Cunard Centre. This popular Canadian pop-rock band will be playing hits from their five full-length studio albums.

February 1, 2020 at 8 pm

961 Marginal Road, Halifax

$52 to $57

Whose Live Anyway?

The current cast of ‘Whose Line Is It Anyway?’ is coming to Halifax with their new Improv tour: Whose Live Anyway? It is going to be a non-stop laugh fest throughout the show.

February 8, 2020 at 8 pm

Casino Nova Scotia, 1983 Upper Water Street, Halifax

$69.99 to $79.99

The Trews

Celebrate Valentines Day with your special someone, or by yourself with great music by The Trews.

February 13th to 14th, , 2020 at 8 pm

The Marquee Ballroom, 2037 Gottingen Street


Balkan Love: Dance Party with DJ-Jasko

Dance away Valentines Day night with Balkan Hits at Cafe Marco Polo. Indulge in some Domace Meze and sip some Sokolovka Plumb Brandy while DJ Jasko is playing new and old hits. Beer, spirits and wine will be available for a special price all evening.

February 14, 2020 at 7 pm

Kings Wharf Place, Halifax

$25 to $250

Heart Throb – Valentine’s Dance Party at Sackville Dooly’s

If you are not busy on Valentine’s Day, don’t worry. Lower Sackville Dooly’s has you covered with the Heart Throb Dance Party. Slip on your dancing shoes and boogie the night away with your special someone.

February 15, 2020 from 10 pm to 2 am

Dooly’s Lower Sackville, 776 Sackville Drive, Lower Sackville


We Will Rock You – The Musical on Tour

Follow Galileo and Scaramouche as they go on a quest to save rock n’ roll in a post-apocalyptic world. Since 2002, the show has been seen by over 16 million people in 19 countries. The show is well-loved and a must-see for everyone who loves rock n’ roll.

February 19, 2020 at 7:30 pm

Scotiabank Centre, 1800 Argyle Street, Halifax

$69.50 – $89.50

Theory of A Deadman

Theory of a Deadman is coming to Halifax for one night to play in the Schooner Showroom, after playing a sold-out show there in 2018. Make sure to get your tickets before they sell out again.

February 21, 2020 at 8 pm

Casino Nova Scotia, 1983 Upper Water Street, Halifax


Letterkenny LIVE!

The stars of the award-winning Crave Original Series ‘LetterKenny’ are bringing their 90-minute comedy experience to Halifax. The show features never-before-seen sketches that will have you in stitches.

February 28, 2020 at 6:30 pm, doors open at 5:30 pm

Dal Arts Centre, 6101 University Avenue, Halifax,

From $45

Macrame Fringe Wall Hanging Workshop

Learn how make your own Macrame Fringe Wall Hanging piece with Chelsea from Luna Dragonfly Designs. All supplies included and no experience needed.

February 1, 2020 from 1 pm to 4 pm

Sparkles n’ Sawdust Art Centre, 1574 Argyle Street, Suite 4, Halifax


Trivia Night

Head to Off Track Brewing with some friends or by yourself and test your trivia knowledge at Trivia Night. Enjoy local craft beer and cider and see if you can win some prizes.

February 6 & 20, 2020 from 8 pm to 10 pm

Off Track Brewing Ltd. 275 Rocky Lake Drive, Bedford

Discover Love

Discovery Centre’s Valentine’s adult only event is back. Explore the science of love with expert talks, special guests, and sensual interactive experiments. Fall in love with the newest featured exhibit, Beyond Rubik’s Cube.

February 8, 2020 from 7 pm to 10:30 pm

1215 Lower Water Street, Halifax


Free Family Skate

Spend Heritage Day with the family and get out of the house. Bring your skates and helmet for some skating fun at the Sackville Arena. There will be chili and buns, as well as coffee and tea to warm up with.

February 17, 2020 from 12 pm to 2 pm

91 First Lake Drive, Lower Sackville

Macrame Air Plant Holder Workshop

Air plants are some of the easiest plants to care for and can be added to any space. This class will teach you how to make a mini plant holder that is perfect for an air plant. All supplies are included and all skill levels welcome.

February 23, 2020 at 1pm to 4pm

Sparkles n’ Sawdust Art Centre, 1574 Argyle Street, Suite 4, Halifax


Halifax International Boat Show

Start thinking about water instead of winter at the Halifax International Boat Show. Learn about boats with family-friendly activities and classes, or check out the largest selection and range of boating products in the region.

February 6 to 9, 2020

Halifax Exhibition Centre, 200 Prospect Road, Halifax

$9 to $30

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