Sackville Snow Days pin
February 14th-17th, 2020

Sackville 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 for the whole family.

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

Schedule of Events 2020

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Colouring Contest
January 15 – February 13

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 15th. Completed sheets must be submitted no later than 4pm on February 13th to be eligible for entry. Drop off locations: AA Munro Insurance, 209 Cobequid Road or Sackville Public Library, 636 Sackville Drive.

Brought to you by AA Munro Insurance.

Snowman contest
Snowman Contest

Gather your friends & family and create a snowman (woman, dog, shark etc.) Click HERE to submit your entry for our Sackville Snow Days 2020 Snowman Contest! You could win one of three awesome prizes! 

1st $150 gift certificate to Boston Pizza
2nd $100 gift certificate to St. Louis Bar & Grill
3rd Movie and popcorn for two to Cineplex

Submissions Close: February 12th, 11:45 pm

Brought to you by the Sackville Business Association with thanks to Boston PizzaSt. Louis Bar & Grill and Cineplex.

scavenger hunt
Scavenger Hunt
February 14-16

You could win a $100 VIP Pizza Party at Freeman's Little New York. Clues will be available on Friday, February 14th at 10 am. Scavenger Hunt Clues pdf HERE or pick up the clues at the Sackville Public Library. Completed clues must be submitted no later than 5 pm on Sunday, February 16th. Contact: 902-252-3099

Brought to you by the Sackville Business Association with thanks to Freeman's Little New York.

Friday, February 14
6:15pm - 8:45pm
After-Hours Teen Night: P-jays & Pizza
Sackville Public Library, 636 Sackville Drive | 902-865-8653

Who needs Valentine’s Day when you can hang out in your p-jays with your friends and create your own delicious heart-shaped pizza? 

Ages 13-18. Space is limited. Advanced registration required. To register, call 902-865-8653.

FREE

Brought to you by Sackville Public Library 

Friday, February 14
6:30pm-7:30pm
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, children’s activities provided by Via Vita Academy, a Giant Kerplunk provided by the Rotary Club and a race track presented by Galaxy Bounce Party Rentals. 

Friday, February 14
7pm-9:30pm
StarKnox Coffee House
Knox United Church Hall, 567 Sackville Drive | 902-865-9216

Music provided in part by INNAPINCH.
Refreshments (non-alcoholic) available for a small fee.

FREE

Brought to you by Knox United Church

Saturday, February 15

9am-11am
Snowshoeing
Kinsmen Community Centre, 71 First Lake Drive
[email protected]

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).

Saturday, February 15

10am-12pm
Are you smarter than a senior?
Silver & Gold Club, 45 Connolly Road, Middle Sackville

Kids vs. Seniors in a family fun memory challenge. Great prizes to be won. Free hot dogs/ soft drinks. 

FREE

Brought to you by Sackville Seniors Advisory Council​​​.​​​​

Saturday, February 15
11am
Family Movie
Cineplex Lower Sackville, 760 Sackville Drive | 902-869-2022

Tickets: Playing With Fire | Rated G

$2.99

Brought to you by Cineplex Lower Sackville.

Saturday, February 15
12pm-2pm
Soup & Biscuit Lunch, Museum Tour
Fultz House Museum, 33 Sackville Drive | 902-865-9633

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 served.

FREE

Brought to you by Fultz House Restoration Society.

Saturday, February 15
1pm
Sackville Greenway Walk
Starting Location: Atlantic Superstore, 745 Sackville Drive (Parking Lot) | 902-220-8203

3 km round trip (shorter options available). Guided walk along the Sackville Greenway Trail - David Waugh, Sackville Rivers Association trails coordinator. We will view restoration of fish habitat, talk about trail development and education opportunities. Draw prizes! Parking available at the south end of the Superstore parking lot, near the gas bar.

FREE

Brought to you by the Sackville Rivers Association

Saturday, February 15

1pm-3pm
Payzant's kids workshop
Payzant Home Hardware Building Centre, 250 Sackville Drive | 902-864-0000

Children will paint their own birdhouse to take home with them.  Space is limited. Pre-registration required

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

canned food emoji Non-perishable donations will be collected for Beacon House Food Bank.

FREE

Brought to you by Payzant Home Hardware Building Centre.

Saturday, February 15
1pm-3pm
Winter Play Day
Acadia Park, 650 Sackville Drive | 902-869-4200

Winter Play Day! Get out and get active! Join Halifax Parks and Recreation for a variety of outdoor activities. Make a bird feeder!  Try your hand at snowshoeing! Roast a Marshmallow…And don’t forget the free hot chocolate! An afternoon of fun for the entire family!

Snow Days Toque Emoji Snow Days Toques For Sale | $15

Saturday, February 15
1pm-3pm
Crafts & Face Painting
Sackville Library, 636 Sackville Drive | 902-865-8353

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.

FREE

Brought to you by the Sackville Public Library and Via Vita Academy.

Saturday, February 15
2:30pm-4pm
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 15
3pm - 4pm
Winter Wonderland Skate
Sackville Sports Stadium, 409 Glendale Drive | 902-869-4141
FREE

Brought to you by Halifax Parks & Recreation.

Saturday, February 15
5pm-8pm
Chili Taste-Off
Sackville Arena, 91 First Lake Drive | 902-407-3400

The teams of the Sackville Minor Hockey Association will be competing for the best chili and you get to be the judge! Taste each team's chili and vote on your favourite.

FREE

Brought to you by Sackville Minor Hockey Association.

Saturday, February 15
6pm-8pm
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. 

canned food emojiNon-perishable food donations will be collected for Beacon House Food Bank

FREE

Brought to you by CIOE.

Saturday, February 15
8pm
Chuck Wagon Races
Sackville Arena, 91 First Lake Drive | 902-407-3400

The Sackville Minor Hockey Association is hosting a classic Sackville Winter Carnival attraction! You can enjoy watching or competing in this years Chuck Wagon Races! Collect your team of seven and start making your costumes! The chuck wagon will be provided. Teams captain Register Here and send team roster to [email protected]

FREE

Brought to you by Sackville Minor Hockey Association.

Sunday, February 16
9am-12pm
Lions Breakfast
Lions Club, 101 Old Beaver Bank Road. | 902-789-3973

Breakfast includes pancakes, eggs, sausage or bacon, beans and toast. Coffee/Tea. Each child will receive a free book.

$8 Adults | $4 Kids 12 years old & under

Brought to you by the Sackville Lions.

Sunday, February 16
1pm-2pm
Free Skate
Sackville Arena, 91 First Lake Drive | 902-865-8898

Free Hot Chocolate will be provided.
Please note that helmets are mandatory for both children and adults.
 

FREE

Brought to you by the Lake District Recreation Association.

Sunday, February 16
2pm-3pm
Magic Show
Sackville Heights Community Centre, 45 Connolly Road.
| 902-864-6751

You'll be amazed, amused, and astounded...with 'The Amazing Mr. J!' You must see this high-energy Live Magic Show, featuring live animals, and more! Doors open at 1:30pm.

FREE

Brought to you by Sackville Heights Community Centre.

Sunday, February 16
4pm
Adult's Fitness Class & Children's Dance Classes
Motion Dance Centre, 567 Sackville Drive

Adult's Fitness Class:
Fun workout at the barre.

Children's Dance Classes: 
aged 3-6: games, improvisation, ballet and jazz steps. Instructor: Miss Sara
aged 7+: hip hop class. Instructor: Miss Ranna

FREE

Brought to you by Motion Dance Centre.

Sunday, February 16
6pm
Yoga Class
Motion Dance Centre, 567 Sackville Drive

Hatha/Yin Fusion yoga class for beginners and advanced practitioners. Focusing on slow movements, safe alignment and proper breathing. Instructor Serena Ryan

FREE

Brought to you by Motion Dance Centre.

Sunday, February 16
7pm
Starlight Walk & Fireworks Display
Kinsmen Community Centre, 71 First Lake Drive | 902-252-2990

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!

fireworks emoji there will be a fireworks display immediately following the walk. Thank you to the support of HRM Councillor Russell, District 15 and Councillor Blackburn, District 14

 Snow Days Toque Emoji Snow Days Toques For Sale | $15

FREE

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

Monday, February 17
9am-11am
Pancake Breakfast
Freeman’s Lower Sackville, 552 Sackville Drive | 902-865-2555

Includes 3 pancakes, 2 bacon, coffee/tea/juice.

$10

Brought to you by Sackville peewee Leafs.

Monday, February 17
11am-1pm
Kinsmen Sledding Party
Kinsmen Community Centre, 71 First Lake Drive | 902-877-8977

Bring your own sledding equipment. Helmets are mandatory.

FREE

Brought to you by the Kinsmen Club of Sackville

Monday, February 17
12pm-2pm
Family Skate
Sackville Arena, 91 First Lake Drive | 902-861-2311 / [email protected]

Join M.P. Darrell Samson for a family skate and community gathering! Free chilli & rolls. Helmets mandatory for adults and children.

FREE

Brought to you by M.P. Darrell Samson.

Monday, February 17
1pm-4pm
Superhero Costume Party
Location: Boston Pizza, 710 Sackville Drive | 902-252-7777

Dress up as your favourite superhero or princess and join us for $4.99 kids meals (12 years old and under). We’ll have crafts, prizes and more!

$4.99 kids meals 12 years old & under

Brought to you by Boston Pizza.

Monday, February 17
2pm
Sackville Snow Days Parade
from the Sackville Legion, 45 Sackville Cross Road to Rock Church, 222 Sackville Drive | 902-877-0270

Join us for the 6th Annual Snow Days parade! Register your float HERE.

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.

FREE

Brought you to by the Sackville Community Development Association with thanks to Rock Church and Sackville Legion.


Monday, February 17
2:30pm-3:30pm
Snow Days Closing Party
Rock Church, 222 Sackville Drive | 902-252-3099

Join us immediately following the Sackville Snow Days Parade to help celebrate the closing of Snow Days! Lots of treats, prizes and Snow Days awards!

 Snow Days Toque Emoji Snow Days Toques For Sale | $15

FREE

Brought to you by the Sackville Business Association and Rock Church.

Disclaimer:
 Participation in any Sackville Snow Days Festival event 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.