Festival of Crafts, Antiques, Art & Foods

  • The longest running Christmas craft show in Atlantic Canada.

  • The best attended show, approximately 25,000 customers every year.

  • A family tradition in Halifax.

Christmas At The Forum has developed a well-earned reputation for presenting the largest, most diverse selection of quality crafts and art in the region, for creating a joyous, festive atmosphere conducive to selling, and for continuing to bring ever-larger crowds of enthusiastic buyers to the show each year.

Christmas At The Forum has been attracting tens of thousands of new and loyal visitors to the show for over 43 years, making it the most popular and longest running Christmas craft show in Eastern Canada. We invite you to see and be seen. Be a part of Christmas At The Forum, a Grand Halifax Tradition!

We will be following government Covid Guidelines so we will require everyone, exhibitors and visitors, to wear face masks and provide proof of vaccinations.


Located at The Halifax Forum, 2901 Windsor St., Halifax, our traditional Christmas At The Forum will be held November 5th, 6th, and 7th.
Then over the next four weekends, we will have a smaller version in the Multipurpose Center.

For the Big Show, entrances will be at the Forum and Multipurpose buildings.
For the Boutique Shows, the entrance will be at the Multipurpose building entrance only.

Show Times – All 5 Weekends

Friday 12:00 pm – 8:00 pm ~ Saturday 10:00 pm – 6:00 pm ~ Sunday 10:00 am – 5:00 pm


The Big show will be $10.00 + hst.
Boutique show’s will be $5.00 + hst.

VIP Pass will be $20.00 + hst.
Attend all 5 shows.

Your Ticket allows for unlimited re-entry for the weekend the ticket is valid for.

Please click on the Ticket page to purchase your tickets to the shows.


Anyone purchasing a ticket before October 30th will be eligible for 2 draws of $500.00 each to spend at the show.

Thank you once again for supporting your local exhibitors.


We are proud of our partners, who work with us to deliver the best show experience for all who new attendants and those who return year after year.

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