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. In fact, we’re pleased to report that Christmas At The Forum continues to be the best attended show if its kind in Eastern Canada.

The Big One, as it is affectionately known, has been attracting tens of thousands of new and loyal visitors to the show for over 42 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!

Held at, The Halifax Forum, 2901 Windsor St., Halifax, Christmas At The Forum will be a little different this year.
Due to new government restrictions from COVID-19, we will be showcasing 100 vendors per weekend for 7 weekends.

The 2020 Shows will be on the following dates:
November 6 – 8, 2020
November 13 – 15, 2020
November 20 – 22, 2020
November 27 – 29, 2020
December 4 – 6, 2020
December 11 – 13, 2020
December 18 – 20, 2020.

During the following times:
Friday 10:00 AM – 9:00 PM
Saturday 10:00 AM – 9:00 PM
Sunday 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM

The entrance fees are good for the whole weekend and are as follows:
$9.00 Adults / $8.00 Seniors (65+)
Under 12 is always free.
Saturday is 2 people for the price of 1 after 5:00 PM.


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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