Two major events in celebration of the Halifax area’s 225th anniversary will be held in mid-September. Both the
Grand Parade and the Music and Wine Festival had been postponed from mid-July on account of extreme heat.
The parade and other activities planned for July 20 are now Saturday, Sept. 14.
The festival originally planned for July 19 is now Sunday afternoon, Sept. 15.
Attendees are encouraged to dress in Colonial time period attire.
Here is the revised schedule: Music and Wine Festival
The festival will be held Sept. 15 from noon to 6 p.m. in Veterans’ Park. It is free of charge. Local entertainment is scheduled to perform.
Several food trucks will be available, as will be Armstrong Valley and other wineries.
Wine glasses will be given out to the first 225 attendees. Attendees are encouraged to bring meat and cheese trays.
The parade will step off at noon Saturday, Sept. 14 and will run approximately 60 minutes. The parade begins at noon at the corner of Rise and School streets. The route is as follows: Rise to Third Street; across the intersection of Market and Third; north on Third; left onto Armstrong; left onto Second; south on Second
SEE HALIFAX • PAGE A10
PARADE Map of 225th year parade route shown. Page A10