The largest LGBTI Pride festival east of Montreal paints the town pink and every other shade of the rainbow, with its massive grab-bag of fun, inclusive events and performances.
Now in its fourth decade, Halifax's well-loved jazz festival boasts free outdoor jazz concerts and evening performances ranging from world music to classic jazz trios.
The oldest and largest festival of its kind in Canada draws comics, mimes, daredevils and musicians from around the world to the Halifax waterfront.
The world's 'largest annual indoor show' is a military-style event with lots of marching bands.
A week of great flicks from the Atlantic region and around the world.
Around 150 artists from genres as diverse as hip-hop, punk, indie rock and folk perform in 15 venues over a four-day period. Wristbands provide all-you-can-watch access.
The theater comes to town for ten days in September, showcasing offbeat and experimental works by emerging and established artists.