Special Events

Paint The Gardens 2018

paint_gardensFollowing a successful 150th anniversary celebration in the Halifax Public Gardens last summer, there have been requests for similar events in 2018. One of those is Paint the Gardens!

Feedback from artists suggest they enjoyed the opportunity to paint, and from Gardens’ personnel and the general public we learned that people loved seeing artists in the Gardens. The Friends of the Public Gardens are delighted to welcome artists back to the Gardens this summer.

Dates: Wednesdays and Saturdays
June 16 – September 15, 2018

Click here to download Paint the Gardens information Sheet.

We look forward to welcoming you (back) to the Gardens this summer!!




 Victoria Day Tea Party May 21


Few places in Halifax are more redolent of the city’s British past than the Lord Nelson Hotel and the Halifax Public Gardens.  The Friends of the Public Gardens are hosting another great Victorian tradition, Afternoon Tea, in the hotel’s magnificent ballrooms.

Should you wish to add piquancy to the occasion, feel free to dress in Victorian style. and remember to bring a parasol for your before or after, self-guided, tour of the Gardens’ glorious springtime luster. Queen Victoria will hold court and judge the most fascinating hat.

Date May 21, 2018

Time  2-4 pm 

Cost $25.00

at the Lord Nelson Hotel and Suites 

Tickets can be purchased at the Lord Nelson Hotel.

You can also purchase our tickets using the PayPal button below. Please bring your receipt in lieu of tickets.

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