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Things to Do

No matter what you're into, Halifax has something for everyone.

What makes Halifax special is the perfect balance of rural and urban, wrapped by the ocean into one region. This balance creates thousands of unique experiences and things to do that can be tailored to any visitor.

Browse below for things to do in the Halifax Region.

Handpicked Halifax Experiences

Experiences locals love, curated just for you.

With something for foodies, families, festival-goers & more, Handpicked Halifax is like a local showing you around.

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The Official 2020 Halifax Highlights Visitor Guide

The ultimate guide to planning your trip to Halifax.

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Top 10 Reasons to Visit Halifax in 2020

Experience Halifax in 2020.

Halifax is a vibrant, year-round destination with exciting activities happening around every corner.

Discover the top 10 most spectacular reasons to visit this year, and start planning your Halifax vacation!

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TOP 10 in 2020

2020 Signature Events

Planning a trip to Halifax in 2020?

Good news, you’ve picked the perfect year to visit.

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Discover Downtown Dartmouth

From mural-covered streets to locally-sourced eats, experience a community bursting with food culture, an up-and-coming craft beverage scene, funky boutiques, urban art, and so much more.

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Explore the Region

Halifax is Canada's newest stopover destination!

Halifax’s location on Canada’s East Coast provides a great opportunity for travellers to experience Halifax on their way to and from Europe. A stopover in Halifax provides passengers with time to explore the city for any amount of time, from 7 hours to 7 days, at no additional airfare.

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Stopover Halifax

Halifax Craft Beverage Scene

Experience this local trend in the places where locally-crafted beer, ciders and spirits vary from intense IPAs and full-bodied stouts, to ciders made with Nova Scotian apples, and spirits created with local grain and wild plants, crafted right here in Halifax.

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