Lebanese Festival

Join us! Sept. 6-8, 2024

Entertainment & Activities

Savour a Taste of Lebanon in the Heart of Halifax​

Experience the Vibrant Spirit of Lebanon

Join us at the Halifax Lebanese Festival for a weekend filled with captivating entertainment that showcases the rich cultural heritage of Lebanon. From traditional dance performances to live music and interactive activities, our festival offers something for everyone to enjoy. Immerse yourself in the vibrant atmosphere and celebrate with us!

Live Music and Performances

Traditional Lebanese Music

Enjoy the soulful sounds of traditional Lebanese instruments and melodies.

Dabke Dances

Watch the energetic and rhythmic folklore Dabke dance performances by local and visiting dancers of all ages.

Live Bands

Enjoy the beats of live bands playing a mix of Lebanese and contemporary music throughout the weekend.

Special Events​

Opening Ceremony

Start your Friday with us as we open our doors at 11 AM and be sure to join us for our official opening of the festival at 6 PM, featuring a special welcome address and live performance.

Cultural Showcase

On Saturday evening, experience a cultural showcase highlighting Lebanese traditions, art, and heritage.

Sunday Funday

Wrap up the festival with a day full of family-friendly activities, music, and a grand finale performance.

Kids Zone

Expanded Kids Zone

Our kids zone has been a total hit and features a massive bouncy castle, fun games, and activities for children of all ages.

Face Painting

Kids can enjoy colorful and creative face painting by our talented artists.

Interactive Games

From carnival games to interactive play areas, there’s plenty to keep the little ones entertained.

Traditional Souk & Cafe

Explore our new market concept – the SOUK (market in Arabic), offering specialty items that capture the essence of Lebanon. Step into the heart of Lebanon’s famed old Souks with our recreated market, offering an immersive cultural experience. Find unique handcrafted treasures, Lebanese souvenirs, and our latest obsession – the Lebfest TOTE. 

Marvel at the breathtaking mural that spans 16 feet tall and 50 feet wide, showcasing Lebanon’s cultural, historical, and geographical diversity.