f you're looking for somewhere to commemorate Remembrance Day (which, for the record, is Friday, Nov 11), you're not short on options. Here's the deets on where to attend a service near you:
Remembrance Day Service at Grand Parade
After a pandemic pause, the (arguably) biggest memorial of November 11 has returned to Grand Parade (located at 1770 Barrington Street). It begins at 10:30am at the park's war memorial.
Remembrance Day Ceremony at Point Pleasant Park
This ceremony is held at the park's 12-metre tall granite Halifax Memorial
(which is a bit further along Sailors Memorial Way, the path that snakes the waterfront of the park, from the Sailors' Memorial
anchor). It begins at 10:50am.
Remembrance Day at Halifax Citadel National Historic Site
Free admission to the Citadel between 10am and 2pm lines up with the 11am memorial held at the fortified structure at the heart of downtown Halifax.
Remembrance Day Ceremony at Sullivan's Pond
Dartmouth's Sullivan's Pond is host to a 10:30am ceremony.
Hammonds Plains Remembrance Day Ceremony
Held at the Hammonds Plains Cenotaph (located at the corner of Hammonds Plains Road and Crestfield Drive), this ceremony begins at 10:45am.
Bedford Remembrance Day Ceremony
Located at the Fish Hatchery Park on the Bedford Highway (near where the Highway meets Union Street), this service begins at 10:45am.
Sackville Remembrance Day Ceremony
Lower Sackville's service for November 11 is held at 10:30am. The location? The Sackville Cenotaph, located on Memory Lane.