Hopscotch Festival 2023

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Hopscotch Festival 2023

September 21, 2023 @ 8:00 pm - September 24, 2023 @ 7:00 pm

HOPSCOTCH 2023 – Atlantic Canada’s longest standing Hip Hop Festival is back!

HOPSCOTCH 2023 presents:




Enter an unforgettable weekend of Hip Hop that strives to celebrate the best of the best, both locally and internationally in celebration of 50 years.

Hopscotch Festival, Atlantic Canada’s annual gathering now in its 14th year, is built for the heads that love and uplift the genre. Expect to hear all eras represented and respected over 4 days and nights.

All ages FREE events taking place at Breaking Circus and Maxwell’s Plum!

Dance Battles, Next Best Showcase and even a Producer’s Battle will take place for FREE on Saturday. The finale, our 50 years of Hip Hop Tribute featuring Okay TK, RS Smooth, DJ IV and many special guests from our local scene playing their favourites from the music that has shifted so many lives.


PAID Events:

Thursday, September 21st – Lighthouse Art Centre – 8pm 19+

EARTHGANG + Sydanie + Aniiita + Kayo

Friday, September 22nd – The Marquee Ballroom 9pm 19+

MY HIGHSCHOOL MIXTAPE w/ Jah’Mila + O’Sound + Kxng Wooz + Atay & Jax + Lindsay Misiner + Alfie + Tachichi and so many more! Performers take over the stage with their favourite 90s & 2000s covers.

Saturday, September 23rd – The Marquee Ballroom – 9pm 19+

AN EVENING WITH THE ALCHEMIST w/ Matty Galaxy + Grimrock

FREE Events: 

Saturday, September 23rd

All Styles + BBoy Battles – Presented by LiveArt Dance and Prismatic

Some of the country’s best dancers will join our local scene to share the floor for an all-ages FREE event. Location – Breaking Circus – 4pm

Friday, September 22nd & Saturday, September 23rd – The Green Room (2037 Gottingen Street, Back Patio) – Free Events with special guests on the 1s and 2s Friday and Saturday – FREE + All Ages – 7pm

Sunday, September 24th – Maxwells Plum Outdoor Patio – FREE + All Ages – 2pm

The 50th Anniversary Tribute to Hip Hop + The Final Booth Sessions w/ DJ IV, RS Smooth, OKAY TK and so many more!


September 21, 2023 @ 8:00 pm
September 24, 2023 @ 7:00 pm


Hopscotch Halifax

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