Thousands of people are expected to take in this year’s fireworks for Natal Day. There will be two different displays — the Halifax Harbour Bridges fireworks on Saturday and the fireworks from Lake Banook in Dartmouth on Monday.


Natal Day Kick-Off
The event was postponed to Friday due to rain on Thursday.
Sackville Landing, 12 p.m.

Concert at the Natal Day Festival Tent
Featuring The Stogies, Telfer, Hupman Brothers, Mike Trask & Garrett Mason.
Halifax waterfront, 4 p.m.


CFB Halifax Pancake Breakfast
Held in celebration of Navy 100.
Natal Day Festival Tent, Halifax waterfront, 8 a.m.

Mother Goose Festival
Nursery rhyme fun for kids between the ages of one and 10.
Alderney Landing, 10 a.m.-1 p.m.

HMCS Athabaskan
Visit a Canadian Navy Destroyer ship.
Pier 19, Tall Ships Quay, 11 a.m.-3 p.m.

Amateur Talent Show

Alderney Landing, 1-7 p.m.

Natal Day Concert
Featuring Georges Hebert, Opus One, Mike Cowie Band, Doris Mason Band, Shirley Jackson & the Good Rockin’ Daddies, Rasta Gumbo and The Mellotones.
Queen’s Landing, Halifax waterfront, 4 p.m.-12:30 a.m.

Matt Mays concert
Alderney Landing, 7 p.m.

Halifax Harbour Bridges Barge Fireworks
Dartmouth and Halifax waterfronts, 10 p.m.


Annual Bridge Miles Road Race
MacDonald Bridge, 9 a.m.

Gospel Concert
Queen’s Landing, Halifax waterfront, 1-4 p.m.

Mayor’s Tea Party

Halifax Public Gardens, 2-5 p.m.

Urban ‘Black Vibes II’ Concert
Queen’s Landing, Halifax waterfront, 5 p.m.-12 a.m.


Dartmouth Regatta
Lake Banook, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Concert in Dartmouth
Featuring Shirley Jackson & the Good Rockin’ Daddies, Gordon Tucker, the Swell Guys featuring Donna Scaglione, Frank MacKay Band and Stuart MacLean.
Sullivan’s Pond, Dartmouth, 12:30 to 7 p.m.

Dartmouth Road Races
Registration at 7:30 a.m.
Christ Church, 61 Dundas St., 8 to 9:30 a.m.

Pirates of Sullivan’s Pond Family Fun Day
Sullivan’s Pond, Dartmouth, 12 to 7 p.m.

Natal Day Parade

Beginning on Novalea Drive in Halifax and ending at Sullivan’s Pond in Dartmouth, 10 to 11:30 p.m.

Mayor’s Tea Party
Sullivan’s Pond, Dartmouth, 1 to 3 p.m.

Bridge Walk
MacDonald Bridge, 2 to 4 p.m.

Tribute Night
Festival Tent, Halifax waterfront, 3 p.m.-12:30 a.m.

Sea Cadet Ceremony of the Flags
Sackville Landing, Halifax waterfront, 7 to 8 p.m.

Lake Banook Fireworks
Lake Banook, Dartmouth, 9:45 p.m.