Natal Day Weekend 2018 in Dartmouth
Saturday, August 4th
Mother Goose Festival: "Little Bo Peep and her real sheep will be waiting for you, along with all your favorite nursery rhythm animals and friends. Sing along with Mother Goose at the Princess Plum Play, dance to the rhythm, dig for treasure, or bounce in your favorite castle. To Market to Market,.. then Home again, Home again, Jiggety- Jig."
Natal Day Youth & Family Concert: "Join us on the Dartmouth waterfront for a FREE concert presented by ESSO Imperial Oil starting at 7:30 pm. Bring a chair or blanket and stay for the fireworks at 10 pm. Great way to end a fantastic Natal Day! Featuring rising Canadian talent RALPH with 2017 ESSO Youth Fan Favorite Jody Upshaw"
Natal Day Fireworks: "Catch the Natal Day fireworks launched from a barge in the Harbour during the concert at Alderney Landing (Ferry Terminal Park Area). This is our suggestion for the best view and experience of the "Fireworks Spectacle". A fan favourite, and a perfect way to finish an adrenaline filled day of events."
Yoga at Sullivan's Pond Band Shell: "Join Oxygen Yoga & Fitness Dartmouth for a FREE 1 hour all-level Yoga flow class on August 4th, from 12-1 pm at Sullivan's Pond Band Shell! This event is sponsored by Lole Halifax who will be providing you with a yoga mat to borrow for your outdoor flow class (leave yours at home, we have everything you need!), and Davids Tea who will be providing you with yummy refreshments for before and after your practice!"
Jen Miller - Sullivan's Pond: "The geese are honking and the bands are ready…yes the summer concerts are back at Sullivan’s Pond this summer! Pack your lawn chairs, bring the kids, your in-laws, your neighbor, and even their dog for an afternoon of music at Sullivans Pond Park."
The Bridgewalk 2018 at the Macdonald Bridge: "Join the thousands of others who will walk across the road deck of the Macdonald Bridge. The annual Bridge Walk is a fun free family event with lots of entertainment for people of all ages! We cut the ribbon at 2pm and people can start walking. Events and food will be around the toll plaza area in Dartmouth. We are pleased to have the Chebucto Big Band playing on the main stage for Bridgewalk! There will be free cake, hot dogs, jumpy castles, face painting, Discovery Centre with hands-on displays, and so much more!"
Outdoor Movie Night: The Sound Of Music (Sing-A-Long): Free, but food bank donations encouraged.
Monday, August 6th
112th Dartmouth Natal Day Road Races: "Welcome to the 112th Edition of the Dartmouth Natal Day Road Races. Our event is one of the oldest road races in North America. Competitive runners, recreational runners and walkers are all encouraged to participate. We take pride in being a fun and affordable event for the whole family. The course is a two mile loop and runners have the choice of running a two mile or a six mile race."
123rd Pepsi Natal Day Parade:"Same Natal Day Parade route as in 2017 (see below). Everyone loves a parade! This year the parade returns to the Halifax bridge! Enjoy clowns, bands, floats, and majorettes. Fun for the whole family!"
Sullivan's Pond Natal Day Concert & Family Fun Day: "Join us for an afternoon of free live music presented by the Atlantic Federation of Musicians!FEATURING The Doris Mason Band and Joe Murphy & The Water Street Blues Band."
The Mayor & Council Sullivan's Pond Garden Party: "Join Mayor Mike Savage, Members of Regional Council, members of the Natal Day Committee and members of the Dartmouth Kiwanis Club. Celebrate with live entertainment and fun for the entire family. Free refreshments, cookies and birthday cake served at approximately 1:30 PM (while quantities last)."
More INFO: natalday.org