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Things to do in Halifax

Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.
Park
“Great place to walk around and sight-see. Walk the water's edge or follow the trails to the forested interior and view some of the remaining artillery batteries on the property. This is a large park, approximately 75 hectares, and a good amount of parking. In the summer, Shakespeare by the Sea is held in the park, which is a live outdoor theater production.”
  • 127 locals recommend
Historic Site
“This historic fortress is located in the middle of the city overlooking the Halifax harbour! Tons of restaurants and shops within walking distance!”
  • 121 locals recommend
Garden
“Victorian era public gardens located on Spring garden road, formally established in 1867. The public gardens are located right beside a popular shopping district and one of Halifax's most historic hotels. ”
  • 87 locals recommend
Farmers Market
“Over 250 local artisans and food vendors right on the Halifax Waterfront. A great way to spend a few hours, tasting local foods and viewing art and local treasures.”
  • 95 locals recommend
New American Restaurant
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“Another restaurant that's only a two minute walk away! This is the place you want to go for brunch. Fantastic eggs benedict and mimosas. ”
  • 93 locals recommend
Museum
“A great place to immerse yourself in Nova Scotia's heritage. This museum features small craft boat building to world war artifacts.”
  • 62 locals recommend
Shopping Mall
“Exclusive shopping located in one central location. Recently named one of the best malls in the country. Over 170 stores and services. Approximately 15 minute drive into the city.”
  • 33 locals recommend
Italian Restaurant
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“A beautiful, award winning restaurant located on the waterfront of Halifax harbor; right in Bishops landing. The Bicycle thief has held one highest standards in hospitality for years. ”
  • 63 locals recommend
Art Gallery
“The art gallery of Nova Scotia is a provincial art museum located on Hollis street. ”
  • 45 locals recommend
Playground
“The playground of Halifax! There's so much to do and see on Halifax's waterfront. Exploring the Halifax waterfront is an experience in itself in the summertime. ”
  • 58 locals recommend
Pizza Place
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“Featured on the Food Network's "You Gotta Eat Here". Nestled in the district known as the Hydrostone, with a few little shops and other restaurants.”
  • 54 locals recommend
Museum
“Countless Journeys. One Canada. The Canadian Museum of Immigration at Pier 21 is located in the national historic site at the Halifax seaport where nearly one million immigrants landed in Canada from 1928 to 1971. Today, as Canada’s sixth national museum, we share the ongoing story of immigration to Canada—past to present, and coast to coast. Our exhibits immerse visitors in the immigration experience and allow for a deeper understanding of how newcomers shape our country. Our staff and collections provide opportunities for visitors to discover the countless journeys to Canada and find their own family’s connection to the story.”
  • 41 locals recommend
Restaurant
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“The Brasserie is synonymous with the North End of Halifax, the region’s most vibrant food destination, serving local products in an iconic neighborhood. French inspired food in a stylish atmosphere with sustainable seafood & ambitious sophisticated cooking”
  • 51 locals recommend
Coffee Shop
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“Upon opening in 2009, TIBS quickly became known for its baked goods -colossal croissants and super-sized scones are just the tip of the homespun iceberg. Neighbours and master roasters, Anchored Coffee, provide the epic brew. There is no shortage of love at TIBS.”
  • 61 locals recommend
History Museum
“This museum is located in downtown Halifax, includes collections and exhibits for natural sciences, artifacts with cultural significance and now just recently includes mummy's. ”
  • 33 locals recommend
Cafe
“Lion is the booze bar, bright is the barista bar, and breakfast to late night it’s all a loft-like space where the hip and non-hip sip coffee, wine or craft beer, and devour everything from French toast to haddock tacos.”
  • 48 locals recommend

Top restaurants

New American Restaurant
“Another restaurant that's only a two minute walk away! This is the place you want to go for brunch. Fantastic eggs benedict and mimosas. ”
  • 93 locals recommend
Italian Restaurant
“A beautiful, award winning restaurant located on the waterfront of Halifax harbor; right in Bishops landing. The Bicycle thief has held one highest standards in hospitality for years. ”
  • 63 locals recommend
Pizza Place
“Featured on the Food Network's "You Gotta Eat Here". Nestled in the district known as the Hydrostone, with a few little shops and other restaurants.”
  • 54 locals recommend
Restaurant
“The Brasserie is synonymous with the North End of Halifax, the region’s most vibrant food destination, serving local products in an iconic neighborhood. French inspired food in a stylish atmosphere with sustainable seafood & ambitious sophisticated cooking”
  • 51 locals recommend
Brewery
“"A brewery run by three BFFs, Good Robot's home base is an incubator for good times. Both a cold beer store and slick-as-hell tap room, the north end hangout serves Robot brews, fellow locals and delish snacks both indoors and out—check out its sweet Gastroturf beer garden."”
  • 41 locals recommend
Cafe
“Lion is the booze bar, bright is the barista bar, and breakfast to late night it’s all a loft-like space where the hip and non-hip sip coffee, wine or craft beer, and devour everything from French toast to haddock tacos.”
  • 48 locals recommend
Coffee Shop
“Halifax's oldest coffee roaster. This family-owned Halifax icon may look a little rough around the edges, but they have consistently supplied the city with some of the best roasted and brewed coffee. An excellent spot to chill (if you can get a seat) or just grab a pound of beans, or a cup of your favourite coffee choice.”
  • 49 locals recommend
Restaurant
“top notch cocktails and food . Serves brunch on sunday . Do you like green eggs and ham ? I do ! try it here its fantastic ”
  • 37 locals recommend

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