Supporting Halifax Hospice

The Carleton is proud to be a supporter of Halifax Hospice.  We are taking the liberty of bringing their 50/50 draw to your attention, also known as The Grand Split.  Help raise $30,000 for this important cause and their ongoing mission to provide the very best end-of-life care to their patients and families.

SALES CLOSED! Thanks to all who contributed. Check out the daily winners HERE starting August 1st.

CONTEST ALERT! The Jubilee East Coast Music Festival July 31

The Carleton is GIVING AWAY 2 pairs of VIP passes (for ages 19+) to see Tom Cochrane with Red Rider plus Sloan, T. Thomason and Jud Gunning LIVE AT THE JUBILEE in #NewGlasgow #Nova Scotia on Sunday, July 31. Long weekend, amazing music, a chance for free VIP admission — what more could you want?

Theses passes can be yours if you enter our ‘Happy Hour’ contest!

  • Join us for Happy Hour at The Carleton 4 – 6 pm until Wednesday July 27. Share a photo on your Instagram story of you and your friends enjoying one of our fab drink specials. Tag us @carletonhalifax and hashtag #happyhouratthecarleton on your story so we can see it.
  • OR share our giveaway Instagram posts with friends and fam.
  • The giveaway ends on July 27 at 11:59 pm AT and the winners will be contacted via direct message by July 28.

These VIP tickets are not redeemable for cash. This giveaway is not sponsored, endorsed, or administered by, or associated with Instagram.

Mama’s Kitchen LIVESTREAM 7 pm Monday June 6

The musical Dunn family is celebrating the release of Mama’s Kitchen, a collection of songs by a remarkable songwriter, the late Paul Dunn. Two shows at The Carleton have been sold out for months so this is your opportunity to share in a truly magical evening of songs and stories. Livestream access via The Carleton’s Facebook page HERE.

The Carleton is up for a 2022 Canadian Live Music Industry Award!

We are thrilled to announce our nomination for the Overcoming Adversity Award – Small Venue/Festival. The Carleton is one of 15 venues under 300 capacity across Canada being recognized by industry peers for outstanding perseverance and adaptability supporting live music through two years of covid disruption.

Our sincere thanks to local supporters and artists who made survival possible!

The Carleton @ Imbibe 2022

Enjoy a true cocktail event! The Carleton is excited to be part of Imbibe 2022 as Nova Scotia’s best mixologists create an evening filled with over 30 delicious sample size cocktails made by the very best just for you. Over 25 restaurant and bars and the NSLC will be shaking up their best cocktails. Snacks and DJ included! This event gets underway at 7:00 pm Wednesday May 25, 2022, at the Schooner Room, Casino Nova Scotia, 1983 Upper Water Street, Halifax.  For tickets, visit:

The Carleton @ Savour 2022

Enjoy the food and wine event of the year!  The Carleton is delighted to be part of the Savour Food & Wine Festival 2022, Atlantic Canada’s premier food and wine event! In its 17th year, the event showcases over 70 of Nova Scotia’s finest restaurants, wines and beverages. Take in the evening and let your taste buds run wild as you explore samples of delectable foods, legendary cocktails and fine wine presented by Nova Scotia’s finest. This event gets underway at 7:00 pm Thursday May 19, 2022, at the Halifax Convention Centre, 1950 Argyle Street, Halifax.  For tickets, visit: