Fun Things to Do in Halifax This April


April showers bring May flowers? More like April date ideas bring excitement and life to your month! After a long winter, we’re so excited that there’s fun things to do in Halifax all season long, and we’re here to keep you in the loop.

Whether you need to get a start on spring cleaning, spring shopping, or just socializing again there’s so much to explore in your city!

Check out these events and date ideas happening this month in Halifax! 

NSCAD University Film Festival

Switch up your Netflix and chill routine by surprising your date with tickets to the NSCAD University Film Festival! Watch award-winning alumni films on the big-screen at Cineplex Park Lane or purchase streaming tickets to watch the program from the comfort of your own home through FIN Stream. 

When: April 4 to 5 with screenings beginning at 7 pm AST

Where: Cineplex Park Lane at 5657 Spring Garden Rd, Halifax

The Just for Laughs Comedy Tour is back! Canadian comedy legend, Rick Mercer, returns to lead a stellar line-up of Canada’s most hilarious and diverse comedians. Featured performers include the co-star of STARZ’s Ramy, Dave Merheje, along with Just for Laughs Festival favourite Eman El-Husseini and 2018 Juno award winner, Ivan Decker

Just for Laughs will also be partnering once again with Movember to bring continued awareness to men’s health, including mental health and suicide prevention, prostate cancer and testicular cancer. $1 per ticket sold (less taxes) will be donated to Movember.

When: April 22

Where: Rebecca Cohn Auditorium at 6101 University Ave, Halifax

The Supernova Market, presented by Sparkles n’ Sawdust Studio is a spectacular annual craft show event in Downtown Halifax that celebrates the BEST Maritime Makers! The event features artists, crafters, and food/beverage vendors from across the Maritimes in a beautiful, covered outdoor space. Discover new local product favourites and stroll around the market for fun spring date idea! 

When: April 30 from 1-6 pm

Where: Rogers Square at 1626 Grafton St, Halifax

Bar Sofia opened its doors in Downtown Halifax earlier this year and it has quickly become the hottest new date spot. If you enjoy the vibrant essence of Latin cooking and cocktails, picture-perfect interiors, and vacay-vibes, you’ll want to plan your next date night here ASAP. 


  • Lunch is served Wed-Sun 11-3
  • Dinner is served Wed & Sun 5-10 + Thurs-Sat from 5-11
  • Bar is open from Wed-Sun 11:30 am-midnight 


Where: Queen’s Marque district at 104-1709 Lower Water St, Halifax

Hatfield Farm wants everyone to come out of hibernation and enjoy a farm-fresh spring with this cute, family-friendly Easter Egg Hunt! 

The event includes wagon rides, a petting pen, AYCE hot dogs, unlimited juice, coffeee/tea, hot cocoa + pop, a rubber rodeo with inflatable games, a children’s zip line and an Easter egg hunt of course! Be sure to book your tickets online or call the farm to secure your spot.

When: April 16-17

Where: 1840 Hammonds Plains Rd

We have more local, national, and travel date ideas waiting for you, plus free shipping for your datenight game when you use DATENIGHT at checkout!

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