New Exhibit Unveiled at Fort Anne!

from June 01, 2017 @ 12:00 AM

Canada’s 150th anniversary of Confederation is the perfect opportunity to reconnect with the stories and events of national significance that helped Fort Anne become Canada’s oldest administered national historic site. Join us as we unveil an...

First Friday Community Celebrations in Annapolis Royal

from June 02, 2017 @ 12:00 AM

As part of Annapolis Royal’s ‘First Fridays’, make your way to historic Fort Anne and enjoy musical entertainment on the grounds from 5:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m. Be sure to drop into the Officers’ Quarters museum (opens June 1st) to experience...

Doors Open Halifax

June 03, 2017 @ 12:00 AM until June 04, 2017 @ 12:00 AM

Doors Open Halifax, Halifax Citadel National Historic Site. Parks Canada is pleased the historic Old Town Clock will be once again be open for Halifax’s Annual Doors Open weekend in 2017! It is one of the most recognizable landmarks in the...

Honey Blossom Festival

June 03, 2017 @ 10:00 AM until June 03, 2017 @ 5:00 PM

A brand new event at the Corn Hill Nursery! Join us for a sweet walk through our apple and pear orchard, which will be in full bloom. There will be talks on raising bees, our most important pollinators, and vendors who will be offering their...


June 10, 2017 @ 10:00 AM until June 10, 2017 @ 12:00 PM

Creating colour coordinated gardens is a goal of many gardeners. We will show you which plants will be blooming at the same time and offer advice on how to place and grow them. Free admission!

National Aboriginal Day, Maitland Bridge, NS

from June 21, 2017 @ 12:00 AM

Celebrate Mi'kmaw culture at Kejimkujik with Parks Canada interpreters and special guests. Enjoy special tours, culinary and cultural demonstrations. Stay tuned for more information on our website.

Official Opening of Fort Anne’s New Exhibit

from June 22, 2017 @ 12:00 AM

Join Parks Canada at the official opening of the new interpretive exhibit in the Officers’ Quarters museum at 11:00 a.m. and help celebrate Fort Anne’s 100th Anniversary! Immersive and interactive, the new exhibits provide the perfect...

Canada Day Celebrations

from July 01, 2017 @ 12:00 AM

Celebrate Canada’s 150th Birthday at the official Halifax celebration inside the walls of the historic Halifax Citadel – a Confederation-era site! It all starts with the firing of the iconic noon gun followed by the traditional 21-gun salute....

Halifax Citadel Ghost Tours

July 06, 2017 @ 12:00 AM until October 28, 2017 @ 12:00 AM

Halifax Citadel Ghost Tours Thursday, Friday and Saturday nights. Join a spirited tour of Halifax’s historic fort after dark and discover the haunted secrets and fascinating history of the Halifax Citadel National Historic Site. Tours are 90...

Mi’kmaw Culture Day

from July 09, 2017 @ 12:00 AM

Come and experience the history and traditions of the Mi’kmaq, a culture that has been here for thousands of years. Sing a Mi’kmaw song, accompany the song with a drum, participate in the ancient game of “waltes” and interact with...

Parks Canada BioBlitz

July 15, 2017 @ 12:00 AM until July 16, 2017 @ 12:00 AM

Celebrate Canada's 150th birthday by teaming up with scientists and experts to find as much wildlife as possible in a short period of time and record your observations. Drop-in activities will be offered, however advance registration by July 14th...

Parks Day Weekend

July 15, 2017 @ 12:00 AM until July 16, 2017 @ 12:00 AM

In honour of Canada’s 150th Anniversary of Confederation and Parks Day, enjoy special programming all weekend long! Join a guided tour of the Vauban fortifications, $4.90 per person (English 10:00 a.m./French 2:00 p.m. daily) or a ‘White...

Rendez-vous 2017 Tall Ships Regatta Halifax

July 29, 2017 @ 12:00 AM until August 01, 2017 @ 12:00 AM

A Canada 150 Signature event! Parks Canada is thrilled once again to help welcome over 40 Tall Ships to Halifax and over 29 Nova Scotia ports of call in 2017! A strategic rallying point in the Rendez-Vous 2017 transatlantic race, the Halifax...