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Halifax Christmas Market & Light Festival 2023-2024

The best family-friendly entertainment in Halifax region

Glow Gardens is an annual holiday attraction, which opens its gates every November at Halifax Exhibition Centre in Halifax, Nova Scotia. Get dazzled by over a million lights, while you're strolling past towering exhibits and glowing playgrounds! The little ones can enjoy an array of fun activities while adults sit in a bar, listening to festive music and Christmas carols. One of the highlights of the event is a vibrant Christmas Market with local artisans and boutiques.

Stroll through the lanes with over 100 stalls, offering various arts and crafts: jewelry, decor, and apparel. In addition, vendors offer a large variety of local produce and festive foods. Live music performances keep the public entertained. Santa will be available for children to meet at the market through December 23. Glow Gardens attractions also include interactive hanging lights, hanging picture frames, and LED swings.

In addition, the market boasts an interactive kids' Fun Zone with plenty of things to do. In Glowville, kids can enjoy a beautifully decorated room with inflatables, games, arcades, and much more!

The Glow Gardens Winter Market is known for its close ties with community businesses and artisans. The event is also partnering with non-profits to help Halifax families in need. At the market, food vendors, microbreweries, and wineries can engage customers and enhance their sales.

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