The Halifax Oval will be open
to the general public 7 days a week.
Regardless of your skating ability, there will be something for everyone
both on and off the ice, from daily skating activities to winter festival
There will be a full complement of free public recreation programs
Skating for Schools, Learn to Skate programs and speed skating clinics.
Special events at the Halifax Oval will include: holiday skating events, a
winter skating festival, a weekly theme event, and major special events.
In the spirit of celebrating HRM’s unique arts and culture, the Halifax
Oval will be a destination for special events and cultural activities on
weekends and throughout the holiday season. Events this season may
• A Family New Year’s Eve
• DJ Events
• Live Musical Performances
• Special Guests
• On Ice Activities
• Visual Displays
• Movie Nights
• And more...
Temporary public art, artist-inspired warming huts, interpretive heritage
displays, ice sculptures, art activities, and food and refreshments will
add to the overall experience.
Halifax Oval Skating Schedule
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