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Remembrance Day ceremonies at Grand Parade in Halifax.

List of Halifax area Remembrance Day ceremonies, rolling street closures

By Steve MacArthur Nov 10, 2023 | 12:16 PM

Remembrance Day ceremonies will be held throughout the Halifax region as residents prepare to honour the bravery and sacrifices of those who served.

A larger than usual ceremony is expected in Dartmouth as the traditional Grand Parade ceremonies in Halifax are being moved due to several tents in the downtown park.

  • At Point Pleasant Park, a ceremony is scheduled to start at 10:45 am by the Halifax Memorial
  • Sullivan’s Pond in Dartmouth will host a special combined ceremony beginning at 10:30 am. The event merges the traditional Grand Parade and Sullivan’s Pond ceremonies
  • The Halifax Citadel is set to mark the day with a 21-gun salute at 11 am. The Citadel also opens its doors for free tours between 10 am and 2 pm
  • In Hammonds Plains, community members will gather at the Hammonds Plains Cenotaph at 10:30 am
  • The Bedford ceremony, will be held at Fish Hatchery Park starting at 10:45 am
  • The Sackville ceremony, beginning at 10:45 am at the Sackville Cenotaph

Meantime, the Halifax Regional Municipality is advising residents of a number of rolling street closures and traffic delays that will be in place across the region on Saturday, November 11 to facilitate Remembrance Day parades.

Traffic delays will be in place at the following locations between 10:30 a.m. and noon:

·   Veteran’s War Memorial at Sullivan’s Pond, Dartmouth – The parade will impact King Street, Ochterloney Street and Crichton Avenue.

·   Province House, Halifax – The parade will impact Lower Water, Duke Hollis, Sackville and Prince streets.

·   Cenotaph at Sackville Heritage Park, Sackville – The parade will impact Memory Lane.

·   Cenotaph at Earl Francis Spryfield Memorial Royal Canadian Legion, Spryfield – The parade will impact Herring Cove Road and Sussex Street