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Welcome to Halifax

Whether you’re a longtime local or visiting from further away, let us help you experience all that there is to love about Halifax.

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Halifax's Best Beaches

This selection of local favourites offers some of the best beaches in the Halifax region.

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Halifax: A City for Sports Fans

Cheer on Halifax from the stands of our local sports teams or along the route of an annual race!

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Halifax Jazz Festival

Jul 13-17

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Halifax Busker Festival

Jul 27-Aug 1 | Halifax & Dartmouth Waterfront...

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Halifax Pride Festival

Jul 14-24 | Parade Jul 16

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Canoe '22

Aug 3-7 | Lake Banook, Dartmouth

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Queen’s Marque: Halifax’s New Waterfront Cultural District Inspired by the Place Itself

The Queen's Marque district is inspired by Halifax's storied history and is shaped by the ocean itself.

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The Halifax Defence Complex

Discover five national historic sites that once protected the city of Halifax and its harbour.

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Explore the Peggy's Cove Region

Peggy's Cove Region Map

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Explore the Eastern Shore

Eastern Shore Region Map

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Family-friendly activities

Family-friendly activities, attractions, itineraries, and more!

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Halifax's Official Food: The Donair

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Discover the New Peggy's Cove Viewing Deck

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The Official Halifax Visitor Guide 2022

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Halifax Kids' Guide

The ultimate resource for fun, family-friendly things to do in Halifax.

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Halifax Urban Walking Map

A walkable guide to Downtown Halifax, North End Halifax, and Downtown Dartmouth.

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Upcoming Events
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Signature Events
Jul 12 - 17
Downtown Halifax
Signature Events
Jul 14 - 24
Downtown Halifax
Arts & Culture
Jul 21 - 24
Downtown Halifax

Things to Do

Whether you're looking for new ways to experience Halifax, or planning for future adventures, let us inspire you with all that Halifax has to offer.

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Halifax Visitor Guide

Ideas and inspiration to experience the best of the Halifax Region.

Kids' Guide

The ultimate guide to Halifax for families.

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Halifax hotel packages.