Bedford Days

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Saturday, June 22

  • ** Coastal Makers Market | DeWolf Park | 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
    • Explore over 30 local vendors from across Nova Scotia and enjoy new features like a fresh flower bouquet bar, coffee to sip while you browse, and possibly live music. Check out their Instagram for full list of vendors/updates. Rain Date: Sunday, June 23
  • Rouge & Blanc - A Taste of Bedford (19+ food and wine event) | Sunnyside Mall | 7:30 to 9:30 p.m.
    Evening includes free hors d’oeuvres from local restaurants, wine tasting and live music. Special thanks to all the participating restaurants and Harvest Beer Wine Spirits.
    • Atithi Indian Restaurant
    • Cobs Bread
    • East Coast Conch
    • Il Mercato Trattoria
    • India Paradise
    • Leo’s Pizza Bedford
    • Makhani Indian Food
    • Martha’s II
    • On the Wedge
    • Resto Urban Dining
    • Sushi Moto
    • The Lemon Tree
    • Dhaba 2 Bedford

Entrance with tickets only. Tickets available online beginning on Friday, June 7 via Eventbrite, while quantities last. You can find more information on the Sunnyside Mall website or at the Eventbrite event page. If you don’t have access to a computer and can’t get your ticket online, please contact: Councillor Tim Outhit at 902.229.6385 or

If you chose to consume alcohol, we encourage you to follow Canada's Guideline to Alcohol and Health.  Administrative Order 53 - the Municipal Alcohol Policy strongly promotes the use of safe transportation options for attendees who consume alcohol (i.e., designated drivers, public transportation, taxis, etc.) and encourages attendees to avoid the over-consumption of alcohol. 

Monday, June 24

  • ! ! Ice Cream Party CANCELLED DUE TO RAIN FORECAST ! !

  • West Bedford Days Ice Cream Party | Tyler Sampson Park (303 Gary Martin Dr, Bedford) | 6 to 8 p.m.

    • DJ, free ice cream (while quantities last), field games, juggler.  Ice cream provided by Chicken Little.

**Bedford Restaurant Week | Participating Restaurants | June 24 - 28 
NEW FOR 2024! Visit participating Bedford food and drink partners for a delightful array of fun and unique specials in celebration of Bedford Days. Look for official Taste of Bedford displays at your favourite spots.

  • Atithi Indian Restaurant
  • Cobs Bread
  • East Coast Conch
  • Il Mercato Trattoria
  • India Paradise
  • Leo’s Pizza Bedford
  • Makhani Indian Food
  • Manuela’s Cakery
  • Martha’s II
  • On the Wedge
  • Resto Urban Dining
  • Sushi Moto
  • The Lemon Tree
  • Dhaba 2 Bedford
  • Devilla Wok
  • El Centro Pizza & Wings

** Yoga with Angus | Lions Den | 7 to 9 p.m.

Please bring a yoga mat, water, and wear comfortable clothes. We kindly ask for a donation of $5 or more, along with a non-perishable food item. All proceeds will benefit the Lions Community Pantry.

Wednesday, June 26

  • Kids Extravaganza| Basinview Community School (273 Basinview Drive) | 7 to 9 p.m.
    • Bring the kids and have some fun with the mermaids, dance party, local dance performances, magic show. Presented by TD.

Thursday, June 27

**Seniors Dinner | Bedford Lions Club | 5:30 p.m.

Bedford Seniors are invited to attend the Bedford Days’ Senior Dinner hosted by the Bedford Lions Club, doors open at 5:30 p.m. Dinner is served at 6 p.m. and in lieu of admission, all participants are asked to bring a non-perishable food item donation for the Lions Community Food Pantry. To register, please leave a detailed voicemail at 902.835.0862.


Friday June 28

**Healthy Lifestyle Day | LeBrun Rec Centre | Various times

  • Free Wall Pilates class with Lisa Johnson from 10 to 11 a.m.
  • Free Yogalates class with Alyona Kucher from 11:15 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
    • No registration required for either class


**Pups n' Pints | Propeller Brewery | 3 to 6 p.m.

Bring your four-legged friend and join us for Pups n’ Pints at our Bedford location! All ages are welcome. Drink Responsibly.

**Propeller Cornhole Tournament | Propeller Brewery | 2 p.m.

Pay what you can donation to local charity for entry (chosen by host, Phil King). All skill levels welcome. Two people per team! Great prizes to be won from Propeller! Register here.


**Bedford Brass Quintet presents: Home Cookin': Celebrating Maritime Music & Local Composers | St. Ignatius Church | 7:30 p.m.

Just in time for Bedford Days, this concert features down-home folk tunes from around the Maritimes, plus a collection of brass music by local composers. Admission is $20 at the door or $15 in advance online.



Saturday June 29

**Zumba in the Park | DeWolf Park | 10 a.m.

Join Wanda and fellow local Zumba Instructors for 60 minutes of Latin inspired dance fitness in the park! Bring your water bottle, hat and appropriate footwear and move to fun tunes from all around the world!


**Yoga in the Park | DeWolf Park | 11:15 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

Join Alyona Kucher as she hosts a FREE yoga class in DeWolf Park, bring a yoga mat and water!


**Scott Manor House - Georgian Social | Scott Manor House | 2 to 4 p.m.

The Scott Manor House is pleased to invite the public to our annual Georgian Social. Enjoy performances of the pipes and drums of the Clan Farquharson while we will be serving lemonade and our famous home-baked oatcake cookies. Bring a lawn chair and enjoy the afternoon with us!


Sunday, June 30

**Yoga in the Park | DeWolf Park | 10 a.m. to 11:15 a.m.

Join Alyona Kucher as she hosts a FREE yoga class in DeWolf Park, bring a yoga mat and water!



**ARABIC NIGHT | !!! New Location >  Mill Cove Brew Pub Stage 1 - 961 Bedford Highway  | 6 to 9:00 p.m.

Have lots of fun dancing to the sounds of DJ Miloc!  

**Outdoor Movie | !!! New Date > Sat, July 13th  !!!   |  The Chickenburger, 1531 Bedford Highway | 9 p.m.

Enjoy the movie BARBIE on The Chickenburger's big screen. Provided by The Chickenburger.


Monday, July 1 - Canada Day

  • Canada Day Pancake Breakfast* | DeWolf Park | 9 to 11 a.m.
    • Enjoy delicious pancakes served by True North Diner Restaurant staff while quantities last.
    • Weatherproof, we serve pancakes in all kinds of weather :o) 


  • Glow’s Fun Land | DeWolf Park | 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
    • Bouncy castles - fun park for kids. Arrive early to beat the lineups! Tickets and bracelets are sold on site and not transferable to evening event.


  • Kids’ Canada Day Party* | DeWolf Park | 1 to 3 p.m.
    • Mermaids, a cirque show, the Julia Tynes Kids dance show


  • Glow’s Fun Land | DeWolf Park | 6 to 9:45 p.m.
    • Arrive early to beat the lineups. Bouncy castles will be set up. Tickets and bracelets for the rides are sold on site. Note: Bracelets purchased during the day are not valid during the evening event. New bracelets must be purchased for the evening activities.


  • Canada Day Celebrations* | DeWolf Park | 8 to 10 p.m.
    • Live music from Donair Supply.  


  • Canada Day Fireworks*| DeWolf Park | 10 p.m.
    • The municipality is attentive to safety concerns related to fireworks and remains in consultation with Halifax Regional Fire & Emergency on this issue. The municipality would also like to reassure residents that there are measures in place to ensure the fireworks used at municipal events are used in a safe manner and in accordance with any relevant fire regulations.

      As always, the status of fireworks for events is subject to change. Notification of changes will be shared via the municipality’s Events’ Facebook page.

*July 1 (Canada Day) events are funded in part by the Government of Canada.

** Community Group Events:
These are organized by local individuals and organizations to encourage recreation, sport and community celebration. Participants in any of these events are on a voluntary basis and the Halifax Regional Municipality (HRM) is not liable or responsible for any injury, loss or damages.

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