Magic At The Cinema & It's Smokin Funny

  • June 29, 2024 9:00 p.m.
  • Garrison Grounds Halifax

    5536 Sackville Street
    Halifax, Nova Scotia B3J 1L1
Ticket Price (CAD) $80.00-$180.00 Buy Tickets

Magic At The Cinema and It's Smokin' Funny (19+ only)

Four shows - One Event

Featuring Magicians, Illusionists, Comedy Giant Sean Collins' "Smokin' Funny," and Midnight Movies.



A Night of Enchantment, Laughter & Cinematic Delight

The biggest outdoor Saturday night party on the East Coast

Canada Day Weekend


Celebrate Canada Day weekend with us at an unforgettable event! Join us for "Magic At The Cinema and It's Smokin' Funny!"  This thrilling 19+ multi-event takes place at the Garrison Grounds at the historic Citadel Hill in Halifax, NS. Saturday, June 29th, from 9:00 PM to 4:30 AM

Enjoy an awe-inspiring evening of comedy with a magical blend of close-up magic, stage illusions, hearty laughter and engaging films. Don’t miss this chance to support a great cause while having an incredible time! A unique fundraiser for the "I’m In Here" Foundation for Autism.


Beer Garden & Food (19 + Only)

  • Attendees can enjoy a wide selection of local and craft beers, including lagers, ales and seasonal brews.
  • For those preferring alternative beverages, the beer garden will also offer a selection of wines and spirits.
  • An array of snacks and foods such as nachos, popcorn & pizza - all great beer foods!


1. Roaming Magic & Miracles with Bill Peterson:  Starting @ 8:00 PM (Live from the VIP) 

As the crowd files in Bill Peterson, an expert in close-up magic will be roving through the crowd, bringing his Magic & Miracles right to your fingertips. Prepare to be astonished as he performs his spellbinding tricks directly in front of your eyes. Have your phones ready to capture these unforgettable moments! This portion will be live streamed for people to enjoy as they get settled in for the main show starting at 9:00 pm.


2. Illusionist Remi Boudreau

As the twilight deepens, the mian stage will be graced by this sensational Illusionist! Remi will showcase one hour of spectacular illusions and captivating magical feats. His performance is designed to challenge your perceptions and leave you enthralled by the art of illusion.


3. Comedy Giant Sean Collins & It's Smokin Funny

Following the stunning magical displays, prepare for a comedy show extravaganza featuring the brilliant Sean Collins. Sean's show Smokin' Funny starts with a great warm up act and finishes off this great evening with a bang. His sharp wit and engaging stories will keep you laughing. Sean’s unique brand of humor is guaranteed to lift your spirits and fill the air with laughter.

4. Big Screen Movie Marathon: 12:30 AM - 4:30 AM

 Cozy up with friends for a captivating movie marathon starting at 12:30 AM. Unwind under the stars with a selection of films that will entertain you until the early morning hours. It’s the perfect way to relax after an exhilarating evening.


Meet the Legendary Sean Collins: A Comedy Maestro

Prepare to be blown away by the comedic genius of Sean Collins, a name synonymous with gut-busting laughter and razor-sharp wit. Hailing from the vibrant comedy scene of Canada, Sean has carved out a legendary status with his unique blend of humor that transcends borders and cultures. With a career spanning over two decades, this comedy maestro has graced stages across the globe, leaving audiences in stitches with his impeccable timing, relatable anecdotes and magnetic stage presence.

Comedy Style and Influence

What sets Sean apart is his ability to find humor in the everyday. His observational comedy, peppered with personal stories and keen insights into human nature, resonates deeply with audiences. 

His influence extends beyond the stage, as he has been a frequent guest on television shows and radio programs, further cementing his status as a comedic powerhouse. 

Acclaimed Performances and Accolades

Sean's performances are nothing short of spectacular. He has headlined at some of the most prestigious comedy festivals, including the Just for Laughs Festival in Montreal, the Edinburgh Fringe Festival and the Melbourne International Comedy Festival. 

Special Guest Appearance: BJ McKelvie 

Join us for an unforgettable experience with BJ McKelvie, the writer of the biggest autism song in history, "I'm In Here - The Anthem for Autism," and known as the face of autism. BJ will perform his iconic song, "I'm In Here," and debut his latest single, "Water In This Wine Glass."

Hear BJ's incredible journey with autism, a story that spans the globe and reaches millions. As a single father raising his autistic son, BJ shares the real and gripping story of living with autism and overcoming unimaginable challenges, including a harrowing tale of attempted murder.

Don't miss this inspiring and authentic perspective on autism that will resonate with everyone. 

Founder of the I'm In Here - Foundation for Autism



Date & Time

Sat., Jun. 29, 2024 9:00 p.m.

Venue Details

Garrison Grounds Halifax

5536 Sackville Street
Halifax, Nova Scotia B3J 1L1 Garrison Grounds Halifax
Ocean Ridge Group Ltd.

Ocean Ridge Motion Pictures boasts a storied history of over 70 years in the film industry, coupled with 45 years of groundbreaking work in marketing and advertising. Our scope of operations encompasses Film Brokerage, Distribution, Exhibition, and the enchanting world of drive-in movie theaters in Atlantic Canada, including Atlantic Canada’s largest mobile drive-in cinema.