The dynamic city of Halifax awakens to welcome the coming of fall as the crisp coolness permeates the air and the leaves start their captivating metamorphosis into beautiful hues of crimson, orange, and gold. Halifax, located in Nova Scotia’s breathtaking scenery, transforms into a refuge for fall fans, where exciting events knit together localities in a festive tapestry of seasonal delights.
The Fall Festivals in Halifax provide an exquisite platform to appreciate the beauty of the season and immerse oneself in a diverse tapestry of cultural experiences, from quaint rural settlements to busy downtown streets. These yearly events, which are steeped in history and imbued with a modern flair, highlight the plentiful harvests, local artists, and gracious hospitality of the area.
Halifax Urban Folk Festival (HUFF)
Get ready for an unforgettable celebration of soul-stirring melodies, toe-tapping rhythms, and heartwarming lyrics as celebrate songwriters and the songs they create through the Halifax Urban Folk Festival (HUFF). Come sing with us from September 24-October 1 at The Carleton and The Sanctuary Arts Centre.
Prismatic Arts Festival
The Prismatic Arts Festival is a yearly, multidisciplinary art event that exhibits and honors creative work by Canadian artists of color and Indigenous artists. Since 2008, Kjipuktuk-based Prismatic has been presenting audiences with dynamic, cutting-edge new works in theatre, dance, music, video, visual arts, media arts, and spoken word. Enjoy with your family from September 29-October 8, 2023!
Nova Scotia Forest Festival
On Saturday, September 30, the Nova Scotia Forest Festival will be back at Memory Lane Heritage Village. The celebration, which will take place from 11 AM to 4 PM, will highlight the numerous ways Nova Scotians depend on their forests for food, shelter, pleasure, and cultural heritage. The Golden Axe-throwing Tournament, where local businesses compete against one another to see who has the skills, serves as the event’s grand finale.
The Nocturne: Art at Night Society, established in 2008, hosts the independent, free, contemporary art event Nocturne in Kjipuktuk/Halifax. The event showcases and celebrates the visual arts scene in Mi’kma’ki/Nova Scotia while bringing art and vitality to the streets of our city. The group also manages a variety of arts programming that shares the belief that art can be found wherever. Join the festivities at Downtown, Halifax from October 12-15, 2023!
For more festivals this Fall Season, visit https://discoverhalifaxns.com/events/fall-festivals-in-halifax/
Photo credits to: https://visitmemorylane.ca/