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    Halifax Ribfest

    June 28-30, 11 a.m.-11 p.m. and Mon., July 1, 11 a.m.-7 p.m.
    Halifax waterfront Halifax waterfront, Halifax Downtown

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    Carnivores, get ready! The celebration of ribs returns to the waterfront this summer for your feasting pleasure, with barbecue legends from across the continent dishing up their best.

    Halifax Jazz Festival

    July 9-14
    Halifax waterfront Halifax waterfront, Halifax Downtown

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    These days a jazz festival is less about brass horn solos and more about music that captures the freewheeling spirit jazz embodies. Once again, Halifax Jazz Fest hits this specific nail on the head, bringing legendary golden-age Chicago MC Common, lauded drummer Shelia E. and the pop-culture percolated rhymes of Toronto rapper Shad to the waterfront.

    Halifax Busker Festival

    July 31-Aug. 5
    Halifax waterfront Halifax waterfront, Halifax Downtown

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    Strong women, fire eaters, Elvis impersonators and more wild, wonderful delights light up the waterfront with five stages' worth of wacky offerings.
    As the entertainers bring their A-game, bring change and small bills to throw in their hats while wandering through the massive, tourist-dense crowds—and check the whole schedule at

    Mosaic Festival

    Aug. 30-Sept. 1
    Halifax waterfront Halifax waterfront, Halifax Downtown

    The festival celebrating the beauty of cultural diversity has grown by leaps and bounds for year two, branching out into a three-day affair that opens with a film fest, continues with a parade on day two and wraps with an all-day concert on Sept 1. Peep the film screenings—which are all made Atlantic Canadian filmmakers—at the Canadian Museum of Immigration at Pier 21, while the rest of the fun can be caught at the waterfront.

    The Mac + Cheese Festival

    Sept. 13-15
    Halifax waterfront Halifax waterfront, Halifax Downtown

    A feast of a festival descends on the waterfront, with noodle slingers and cheese-sauce makers dishing up al dente offerings for you and your buds to chow down on.

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