Snow Days button being held up
February 17–20, 2023

Sackville Snow Days

The Sackville Snow Days is our annual winter festival that runs during the February long weekend. Led by the Sackville Business Association, countless community groups, organizations, businesses and volunteers come together to create a weekend filled with winter fun for the whole family.

Subject to change. Please note some events are weather dependent.

 SCHEDULE OF EVENTS 2023

Snow Days mug holding crayons, a Cineplex gift card and a colouring sheet
Colouring Contest
Tuesday, January 24–Thursday, February 16

Show off your artistic ability and be entered to win a $25 Cineplex gift card! Two gift cards will be awarded for each age group: age 5 and under, 5-10, and 10+. Colouring sheets can be printed online or picked up at the Sackville Public Library (636 Sackville Drive). Completed sheets must be submitted no later than 4 p.m. on Thursday, February 16 to be eligible for entry. Drop off locations: AA Munro Insurance, 209 Cobequid Road or Sackville Public Library, 636 Sackville Drive. Click HERE to view contest rules and regulations.

Brought to you by AA Munro Insurance.

PRINT COLOURING SHEET

Little girl hugging a snow person
Snow Sculpture Contest
Friday, January 20–Wednesday, February 15

Gather your friends & family and create a snow person or snow sculpture! Click the button below to submit your entry for our Sackville Snow Days 2023 Snow Sculpture Contest! You could win one of three awesome prizes. Click HERE to view the contest rules and regulations.

1st prize Family Pizza Dinner from Randy's Pizza
2nd prize Subway Platter
3rd prize Movie Passes and popcorn for 2 from Cineplex Theatres

Submissions close: Wednesday, February 15, 11:45 pm. 

Brought to you by Sackville Business Association with thanks to Randy's Pizza, Subway Lower Sackville and Cineplex Lower Sackville

SUBMIT AN ENTRY

Young man looking at scavenger hunt clues
Scavenger Hunt
Friday, February 17-Sunday, February 19

Enter the Sackville Snow Days Scavenger Hunt! You could win a $100 VIP Pizza Party from Freeman's Little New York Lower Sackville. Clues will be available on Friday, February 17 at 10 a.m. Scavenger Hunt Clues pdf HERE (coming February 17), Digital Form HERE (coming February 17) or pick up the clues at the Sackville Public Library. Completed clues must be submitted no later than 5 p.m. on Sunday, February 19. Contact: (902) 252-3099.

Brought to you by Sackville Business Association with thanks to Freeman’s Little New York Lower Sackville

Friday, February 17–Sunday, February 19
Book Giveaway
Sackville Public Library, 636 Sackville Drive

Compliments of Rotary Club of Sackville & Area, approximately 450 new children's books will be part of a giveaway at Sackville Public Library. Giveaway starts Friday, February 17 and goes until Sunday, February 19, or until supply is exhausted. It takes place during regular library hours: Friday 9 a.m.–5 p.m., Saturday 10 a.m.–5 p.m. and Sunday 12–5 p.m. If you have any questions, contact the Rotary Club of Sackville & Area HERE.

FREE

Brought to you by Rotary Club of Sackville & Area

Friday, February 17
6–10 PM
Teen Snow "Ball"
Sackville Public Library, 636 Sackville Drive | (902) 865-8653

Join library staff for what will be a fun filled evening. The library will be transformed into a winter wonderland complete with music and dancing, refreshments, a photo booth, and so much more! Prizes will be up for grabs and dressing for the occasion is strongly encouraged! For grades 7-12.

Register online and pick up your official invitation anytime after February 1, at the Sackville Public Library.

REGISTER ONLINE

FREE

Brought to you by Sackville Public Library with thanks to Peppery Pizza & Poutine

Friday, February 17
6:30 PM–7:30 PM
The Ultimate Party & Rental Store Presents: Snow Days Kids Costume Party
SACKVILLE LEGION, 45 SACKVILLE CROSS ROAD | (902) 252-3099

Wear your favourite costume and help us kick off the start of Snow Days! There will be fun for the whole family with dancing, treats and children’s activities. There will be a bean bag toss and photo opportunity provided by Sackville Rivers Association.

Friday, February 17
6:30 PM, 8 PM
Discover Floorball with Premier Sports
LESLEY THOMAS JR. HIGH, 100 METROPOLITAN AVENUE | (902) 840-2316 OR EMAIL [email protected]

Looking to learn and play the new and exciting sport of floorball? Look no further! This is an opportunity for the youth of our community in Grades 5–8 to learn and play floorball. This sport is easy to learn and play—it is fast and fun!

No experience required, equipment is provided, space is limited. It is mandatory that all guests participating be registered. There are two times to choose from on the registration link—6:30 PM or 8:00 PM. 

REGISTER ONLINE

FREE

Brought to you by Premier Sports

Friday, February 17
6:30-9:30 PM
February Frosty Floorball… Fun, Fast & Free!
A.J. SMELTZER SCHOOL, 46 PRINCE STREET | (902) 840-2316 OR EMAIL [email protected]

Floorball 3v3 tournament with Premier Sports. If you are in Grades 9–12 and want to play in a friendly floorball competition, then join us! Game times are from 6:30–9:30 p.m. Once registration is full (or on February 16), all registered players will receive an email with precise game times. 

Register as a team with 5–7 of your friends. If you are registering and you do not have a minimum of 5 players already, then we may add people to your team or place you on a team.  

No experience required, equipment is provided, space is limited. It is mandatory that all guests participating be registered.  

REGISTER ONLINE

FREE

Brought to you by Premier Sports

Saturday, February 18
10 AM
Sackville River Shutterbugs
Starting location: Atlantic Superstore, 745 Sackville Drive (parking lot) | (902) 865-9238

Join members of the Sackville Rivers Association as we walk the Sackville Greenway looking for the perfect photo opportunity. A photographer will help us compose great winter pictures of the river and trail. Bring your DSLR camera or your phone and start snapping! Parking will be available at the south end of the Superstore parking lot, near the gas bar. 

FREE

Brought to you by Sackville Rivers Association

Saturday, February 18
10 AM-4 PM
The Warm-up Drop-in
SACKVILLE LIBRARY, 636 SACKVILLE DRIVE | (902) 865-8653

Library staff will bust out their best toys and games, and you can get crafty with your kids. Swing by to see what other surprises they have in store for you.

FREE

Brought to you by Sackville Public Library

Saturday, February 18
10:30 AM–12 PM
Morning Movie: Abominable
SACKVILLE PUBLIC LIBRARY, 636 SACKVILLE DRIVE | (902) 865-8653

The library will be showing the film Abominable in the morning. Registration is required, please register everyone who will be attending, whether children or adults!

REGISTER ONLINE

FREE

Brought to you by Sackville Public Library

Saturday, February 18
11 AM
Family Movie: Sing 2
CINEPLEX CINEMAS Lower Sackville, 760 Sackville Drive | (902) 869-2022
$2.99

Brought to you by Cineplex Cinemas Lower Sackville

Saturday, February 18
1–3 PM
Payzant's Kids Workshop
PAYZANT HOME HARDWARE BUILDING CENTRE, 250 SACKVILLE DRIVE | (902) 864-0000

Children will build their own planter box to take home with them. The age group for this event is 5-12 years old. Space is limited. Pre-registration required.

Register by calling (902) 864-0000 or in-store (paint counter). 

FREE

Brought to you by Payzant Building Products Ltd.

Saturday, February 18
1:30–3:30 PM
Winter Play Day
Acadia Park, 650 Sackville Drive | (902) 869-4203

Join us as at Acadia Park for an afternoon of family winter fun! Build a snowman, paint the snow, slide down the gazebo hill, take a storybook walk in the park, try out snow shoeing and participate in a loose parts play! (Don’t forget to have a cup of Acadia Recreation Club's famous hot chocolate!)

All activities are family directed. Parents and guardians are responsible for the supervision and behavior guidance of their children.

Snow Days hat emoji Snow Days Toques for sale | $15

Saturday, February 18
2:30-4:30 PM
Try Curling
Lakeshore Curling Club in the Sackville Sports Stadium, 409 Glendale Drive | (902) 869-2875

Open to all ages and families or groups. No curling experience is necessary! This event will cover an introduction to the game of curling. Bring clean indoor shoes and loose, comfortable, warm clothing. All other equipment is provided. Children 13 and under are required to wear helmets (not provided) and all children require the attendance of a parent or guardian.

Registration in advance is required and can be made at [email protected] or by phone at 902-869-2875. Space is limited so please register soon. Spectators are welcome.

FREE

Brought to you by Lakeshore Curling Club

Saturday, February 18
2:30-3:30 PM
Family Swim
SACKVILLE SPORTS STADIUM, 409 GLENDALE DRIVE | 902-869-4141

Limited space. First come, first served. 

FREE

Brought to you by Halifax Parks & Recreation

Saturday, February 18
3–3:50 PM
Public Skate
SACKVILLE SPORTS STADIUM, 409 GLENDALE DRIVE | (902) 869-4141

Please note that helmets are mandatory for children 12 years of age and under.

FREE

Brought to you by Halifax Parks & Recreation

Saturday, February 18
6 PM
Snow Days East Coast Concert
97.5 COMMUNITY RADIO STATION, 11 GLENDALE AVENUE | (902) 252-7975

Enjoy some of the East Coast's best talent. Limited seating. First come, first served. The concert will be broadcast live on 97.5FM. 

FREE

Brought to you by CIOE 97.5 Community Radio

Sunday, February 19
9 AM–12 PM
Lions Breakfast
LIONS CLUB, 101 OLD BEAVER BANK ROAD | (902) 789-3973

Breakfast includes pancakes, sausage and baked beans. Coffee/tea.

$8 Adults | $5 Kids 12 Years Old & Under

Brought to you by the Sackville Lions

Sunday, February 19
12-2 PM
Fultz Winter Fun Day
Fultz House Museum, 33 SACKVILLE DRIVE | (902) 865-8604

Join Fultz House for some winter fun! In the Blacksmith Shop, there will be a blacksmithing demonstration. In the Cooperage, there will be cookie decorating, hot chocolate and cookies served and butter making and a butter making display. On the upper and lower lawns, there will be snow sculpture-making (weather permitting).

FREE

Brought to you by Fultz House Museum

Sunday, February 19
12:30–1:30 PM, 1:45-2:45 PM, 3-4 PM
Bounce & Play
SACKVILLE HEIGHTS COMMUNITY CENTRE, 45 CONNOLLY ROAD | (902) 864-6751

Families are invited to join us for an hour of indoor play on bounce houses and other games. Space is limited. Pre-registration required.  

Registration will open soon.

FREE

Brought to you by Sackville Heights Community Centre

Sunday, February 19
2-4 PM
Country Jamboree
Acadia Hall, 650 Sackville Drive | (902) 488-8070

Doors open at 1 p.m. $10 tickets at the door.

$10

Brought to you by Acadia Recreation Club

Sunday, February 19
4–4:50 PM
Public Skate
Sackville Sports Stadium, 409 GLENDALE DRIVE | (902) 869-4141

Please note that helmets are mandatory for children 12 years of age and under.

FREE

Brought to you by Halifax Parks & Recreation

Sunday, February 19
6–7 PM
Zumba Class
Sackville Heights Community Centre, 45 CONNOLLY ROAD | (902) 864-6751

Join our Zumba Instructor Laura Irons for this fun free class! Must be 16+ to attend. Please register by calling (902) 864-6751 or email: [email protected] 

FREE

Brought to you by Sackville Heights Community Centre

Sunday, February 19
7 PM
Starlight Walk & Fireworks Display
KINSMEN COMMUNITY CENTRE, 71 FIRST LAKE DRIVE | (902) 252-2990

The walk leaves Kinsmen Community Centre at 7 p.m. Followed by hot beverages and treats at Kinsmen Community Centre. Please bring flashlights and help us light up Sackville!

🎆 There will be a fireworks display immediately following the walk. Thank you to the support of HRM and Councillor Paul Russell, District 15.

FREE

Brought to you by the Kinette Club of Sackville with thanks to Sackville United Baptist Church

Monday, February 20
11 AM–1 PM
Family Day Skate
Sackville Arena, 91 First Lake Drive | (902) 861-2311

Join M.P. Darrell Samson for a family skate and community gathering! Look forward to free chili, buns and refreshments. Helmets are mandatory for adults and children.

FREE

Brought to you by M.P. Darrell Samson

Monday, February 20
11 AM-1 PM
Kinsmen Sledding Party
Kinsmen Community Centre, 71 First Lake Drive | (902) 877-8977

Bring your own sledding equipment. Free hot chocolate and hot dogs. Helmets are mandatory. 

FREE

Brought to you by the Kinsmen Club of Sackville

Monday, February 20
2 PM
Sackville Snow Days Parade
FROM SACKVILLE LEGION, 45 CROSS ROAD TO ROCK CHURCH, 222 SACKVILLE DRIVE | (902) 877-0270

Join us for the 6th Annual Snow Days parade!

Road closure: Please note that Sackville Drive, between Sackville Cross Road and 222 Sackville Drive, will be closed just before 2 PM for approximately one hour. Traffic should expect delays/plan alternate routes. 

REGISTER YOUR FLOAT

Monday, February 20
2:30 PM
Snow Days Closing Party
ROCK CHURCH, 222 Sackville Drive | (902) 252-3099

Join us immediately following the Snow Days Parade to help celebrate the closing of Snow Days! There will be hot chocolate, prizes and Snow Days awards!

FREE

Brought to you by Rock Church