February 15-18, 2019
Snow Days Festival
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.
More events coming soon!
Subject to change. Please note some events are weather dependent.
Schedule of Events 2019
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 HERE or picked up at the Sackville Public Library starting January 16th. Completed sheets must be submitted no later than 4pm on February 14th to be eligible for entry. Drop off locations: AA Munro Insurance, 209 Cobequid Road or Sackville Public Library, 636 Sackville Drive.
The Sackville Snow Days Snowman Contest is now open! You could win one of the following three awesome prizes: 1st place $150 Boston Pizza gift certificate, 2nd place $100 St. Louis Gift Certificate, or 3rd place Cineplex gift pack! Submit your entry HERE. Submissions close on January 31st.
Visit HERE to vote beginning February 1st. Voting ends at 5pm on February 16th and Winners will be contacted via email and announced on our Facebook page.
Win a VIP Pizza Party (Value $100). Scavenger Hunt Clues will be available HERE and at the Sackville Public Library on Friday, February 15th at 10 am. Completed clues must be submitted no later than 5 pm on Sunday, February 17th. Or complete the form online HERE.
Brought to you by the Sackville Sports Stadium.
Just like the MasterChef TV show, you’ll have a kitchen full of ingredients but no recipe to work from. Bring your creativity and an appetite for this after-hours celebration for teens only.
Ages 13-18. Space is limited. Advanced registration required. To register, call or drop by the library.
Brought to you by Sackville Public Library
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, children’s activities provided by Via Vita Academy and the Giant Kerplunk provided by the Rotary Club.
Music by the band Innapinch.
Refreshments (non-alcoholic) available for a small fee.
Brought to you by Knox United Church.
What better way to enjoy snow days than snowshoeing on the beautiful trails of First Lake. If you have your own snowshoes, please bring them. If not, there will be some to borrow. *Limited quantity
Stay tuned for the movie title!
Brought to you by Cineplex Lower Sackville.
What better way to celebrate Heritage Day than to learn the history of our community. Join the Fultz House Restoration Society for lunch and a tour of the Fultz House Museum. Limited quantity. First come, first serve.
Brought to you by Fultz House Restoration Society.
Join Halifax Parks & Recreation staff! Make a bird feeder. Conduct an ice experiment! Participate in a Minute to Win it Challenge. Roast a Marsh Mellow. Enjoy a snow cone. Oh and don’t forget the free hot chocolate!
3 km round trip. Guided walk along the new Sackville Greenway Trail. David Waught, Director of the Sackville Rivers Association will talk about restoration of fish habitat, trail development and education opportunities. Parking is available at the south end of the parking lot, near gas bar.
Brought to you by the Sackville Rivers Association.
Join library staff for Snow Days crafts & movies! Face painting provided by Via Vita Academy. Tickets for face painting will be given out at 1pm. *limited quantity
Enjoy some of the East Coast’s best talent. Non-perishable food donations will be collected for Beacon House Food Bank. Limited Seating. First come, first serve. The concert will be broadcast live on 97.5fm.
Brought to you by CIOE.
Dance, Prizes and 50/50 Draw. Limited space. Must be 19 years or older. Non-perishable food donations will be collected for Beacon House Food Bank.
Brought to you by the Kinsmen Club of Sackville.
Breakfast includes pancakes, eggs, sausage or bacon, beans and toast. Coffee/Tea. Each child will receive a free book.
Brought to you by the Sackville Lions.
Brought to you by Acadia Recreation Club. Space is limited.
The walk leaves Kinsmen Community Centre at 7pm. Followed by hot beverages and treats at Kinsmen Community Centre. Please bring flashlights and help us light up Sackville!
Includes 3 pancakes, 2 bacon, coffee/tea/juice.
Bring your own sledding equipment. Helmets are mandatory.
Free hot dogs & hot chocolate. *while supplies last.
Brought to you by the Kinsmen Club of Sackville.
Join M.P. Darrell Samson for a family skate and community gathering! Free chilli, rolls, hot chocolate and treats. Helmets mandatory for adults and children.
Brought to you by M.P. Darrell Samson.
Dress up as your favourite superhero or princess and join us for $4.99 kids meals (12 years old). We’ll have crafts, prizes and more!
Brought to you by Boston Pizza.
Join us for the 5th Annual Snow Days parade! To register a float, Click Here. Sackville Kinsmen will be collecting non-perishable food items for Beacon House Food Bank. Look for the RBC mobile truck parked at Knox Church during the parade handing out free hot chocolate!
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.
Join us immediately following the parade to help celebrate the closing of Snow Days! Lots of treats, prizes and Snow Days awards!
Disclaimer: Participation in any Sackville Snow Days Festival events is at your own risk. Please take care. Neither the Sackville Business Association nor participating buildings, sponsors or event organizers shall be held liable for the death or injury, accident or damage to the person or property (including theft or loss) of any event participant or any guest or any person occurring during or arising from participation in any of the events advertised for the Sackville Snow Days Festival.