Remembrance Day Ceremonies in Halifax

Lest We Forget

Remembrance Day is of particular significance to Halifax, which not only served an important role in both the great wars, but presently stands as Canada’s largest Canadian Forces Base. Whether you have a loved one in service or not, attending a Remembrance Day ceremony can be a powerful and moving event.

Here are a few places where you can stop to honour those who have served to protect our freedom on November 11, 2016:

Remembrance Day Parade and Ceremony, Parade Square
When: November 11, 2016, 10:40am
Where: Grand Parade Cenotaph, 1841 Argyle St., Halifax
Parade departs Barrington Street for Grand Parade. 10:58 a.m. Ceremony begins.

21 Gun Salute at the Halifax Citadel National Historic Site
When: November 11, 2016 - 11:00am
Where: Halifax Citadel National Historic Site, Halifax
Starting at 11 am, the 1st Field Artillery Regiment will fire a 21-gun salute followed by the noon gun. The Army Museum will be open to visitors from 10 am until 2 pm, admission is free

Remembrance Day Parade at Sulllivan’s Pond
When: November 11, 2016 - 10:30am
Where: Sullivan’s Pond Cenotaph, Prince Albert Road, Dartmouth
Parade will depart Royal Canadian Legion (Somme Branch) followed by the Remembrance Day Ceremony and Wreath Laying. Reception to follow at RCL Somme Branch 54 King Street.

Remembrance Day Ceremony at Point Pleasant Park
When: November 11, 2016 - 11:00am
Where: Sailor’s Memorial, Point Pleasant Park, Point Pleasant Drive, Halifax

Remembrance Day Ceremony & Parade - Waverley
When: November 11, 2016 - 10:45am
Where: Royal Canadian Legion, 2284 Rocky Lake Dr., Waverley

No Stone Left Alone Memorial Foundation (NSLA) Remembrance Event
When: November 10, 2016 - 11:00am
Where: Fort Massey Cemetery, 1246 Queen Sreet, Halifax
Annual Remembrance event where junior high school students, soldiers and the community at large unite in a remembrance experience by remembering Canada's fallen military in a ceremony that involves students placing poppies on soldier's headstones in the Fields of Honour. 

Vimy Walk of Remembrance 100
November 11, 2016 - 8:30am
Where: Dartmouth High School, 95 Victoria Road, Dartmouth
Students of Dartmouth High School will participate in a walkathon carrying food bank donations in their backpacks to gain an impression of what it was like for the troops carrying weight on their backs at Vimy. The walkathon will depart Dartmouth High School and proceed to Sullivan's Pond where the students will participate in the Remembrance Ceremony organized by the Somme Branch of the Royal Canadian Legion.

Do you know of a Remembrance Day ceremony taking place in the Halifax region that is not listed here? Let us know.