With the highest number of bars per capita in Canada, it’s no surprise that Halifax is known for its nightlife. But with so many amazing atmospheres to choose from deciding where to party can be overwhelming. But have no fear, from old favourites to new places, we’ve compiled a list of the most unique nightlife in the city.
Lower Water Street – Downtown Halifax
There’s no better way to truly let loose in our port city than by taking your party to the open water. And, whether it’s a country cruise with FX 101.9 or Hot Country 103.5, an open deck dance party on the Tall Ship Silva, a live band on the Harbour Queen, or a Moonlit sail, there’s no better way to do so than with Murphy’s Party Cruises—rocking the waters every Thursday, Friday, and Saturday night in the summer!
2712 Agricola Street – North End Halifax
The Timber Lounge isn’t your typical night out! It’s a restaurant, bar, music venue, the city’s premier indoor axe throwing facility, and the perfect place to unleash your inner lumberjack. So, grab your friends, throw on some plaid, and take aim for that bullseye! We promise it’ll be a night to remember.
3. Cosmic Bingo
2901 Windsor Street – North End Halifax
Bingo is no longer your grandmother’s game thanks to Cosmic Bingo at the Halifax Forum. Every Saturday night, the quiet bingo hall transforms into a lively party complete with music, strobe lights, drinks, and late-night snacks, giving a new twist on an old game.
1181 Hollis Street – Downtown Halifax
There’s nothing like a good laugh on a night out and at Yuk Yuks, Canada’s National Stand-Up Comedy Club, you’re guaranteed one. With new comedians hitting the stage every week and a drink in hand, you’ll be cracking up all night long.
2099 Gottingen Street – North End Halifax
Impress your friends by showing off your singing skills in your very own karaoke room! With over 120,000 songs, flowing drinks, and your turn at the mic, you’ll love letting out your inner superstar until the wee hours of the morning.
1563 Barrington Street – Downtown Halifax
You would never know when entering The Middle Spoon that hidden beneath is the speakeasy-style bar, Noble. All you have do is say the secret password! Intrigued? Sign up for the weekly password here, tell it to your bartender or wait staff the next time you’re at The Middle Spoon, and be lead to one of the city’s best-kept secrets.
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