Halifax Performance and Entertainment Venues

FoundLocally provides or links to listings of Halifax entertainment events. These are the main venues for Halifax performances and entertainment (Halifax-Dartmouth Cultural Venues & Theatres maps by area):

Maritime Fall Fair Exhibition Park
200 Prospect Rd, Halifax, NS B3T 1P2
902 876-8222
902 876 8551
The Arena seats 3800, and has a 26 ft ceiling over a 17000 sq ft floor area with a concrete floor and a 50' x 30' portable stage. The Grandstand seats a further 3,500.

Grafton Street Dinner Theatre
1741 Grafton Street, Halifax, NS B3J2C6
(902) 425-1961
(902) 423-6087 (fax)
Live theatre filled with music, comedy and fine cuisine.

Halifax Feast Dinner Theatre
1505 Barrington Street, Maritime Centre, Halifax, NS B3J3K5
(902) 420-1840
(902) 429-8487 (fax)
Fun-filled evenings, lively tunes.

Halifax Forum Complex - Civic Centre
2901 Windsor St, Halifax NS B3K 5E5
902 490-4500
fax: 902 490-1618
This city-owned facility has up to 2,650 seats, 860 permanent and 1990 portable. Seating configuration differs with type of event: concerts 2,650, ice events 860, basketball 1,360, and boxing 2,650. The facility, when used for exhibits and trade shows has 15,500 sq feet concrete floor (191' x 80' ice rink) and provides a 48' x 32' portable stage. 600V electrical, 14' x' 12' freight doors.

Halifax Forum Complex - Forum
2901 Windsor St, Halifax NS B3K 5E5
902 490-4500
fax: 902 490-1618
This city-owned facility has up to 7,000 seats, 5,000 permanent and 2,000 portable. Seating configuration differs with type of event: concerts 7,000, ice events 5,000, basketball 5,500, and boxing 7,000. The facility, when used for exhibits and trade shows has 21,785 sq feet concrete floor (191' x 80' ice rink), a 48' ceiling, and provides a 48' x 32' portable stage. 600V electrical, 16' x' 12' freight doors.

Halifax Metro Centre-Arena
5284 Duke St
PO Box 955, Halifax NS B3J 2V9
902 421-8000 902 422-2922 (fax) This city-owned facility it is the home for athletics, St Mary's Hockey Huskies, Basketball, and professional teams and leagues including the QMJHL Halifax Mooseheads. The arena has seating for 10,000 with 9,515 permanent. Most events seat 10,000, though a concert seats 4,000. The facility has a 53' ceiling, terrazzo floor (with a 200 lb/sq ft load limit), a 48' by 60' portable stage, a 200' by 85' ice surface. Exhibit area totals 40,000 square ft. It has 1800 amps electrical, and 24' x 13'6" freight doors. Irondale Ensemble Project
5985 Inglis Street, Halifax, NS B3H1K7
(902) 429-1370
(902) 429-1383 (fax)


Jest In Time Theatre
1585 Barrington Street 208, Halifax, NS B3J1Z8
(902) 423-4647


Neptune Theatre
1593 Argyle Street, Halifax, NS B3J2B2
(902) 429-3750
(902) 429-7300 (business office) (800) 565-7395 (toll-free)
Opened in 1915 as the Strand Theatre and designed by Nova Scotia's first professionally-trained architect, Andrew Cobb. After a serious fire in 1926, the theatre reopened as a cinema, and in 1962 the Neptune Theatre Foundation with the help of Colonel Sydney Oland purchased the building, and re-opened it as the Neptune Theatre. In 1997, the New Neptune Facility re-opened and now houses a 479 seat Mainstage Theatre, also known as Fountain Hall (for David and Margaret Fountain), the new 200 seat Studio Theatre, and the Ford Centre where the Theatre School studios and office are located.

Oxford Theatre
6408 Quinpool Road, Halifax, NS B3L1A8
(902) 423-7488
(902) 423-1148 (fax)


Shakespeare By The Sea
5799 Charles Street, Halifax, NS B3K1K7
(902) 422-0295


St Mary's University
Halifax, NS B3H 3C3
902 420-5570
902 420-5844 (fax)
The university has three faciliteis that are used for various events: <
  • The Alumni Arena, seats 1,200 at an ice arena with a 185' x 85' rink.
  • The Tower Gymnasium provides seating for 1,500 people
  • The Huskies Stadium, used by the ANAA, and CIAU St Mary;s University Huskies, provides seating for 5,500 permanent, 4,500 portable, and 2,000 standing room. It has artifical turf and night lighting. There is on-site parking for 850 vehicles.

    Theatre Arts Guild
    6 Parkhill Road, Halifax, NS B3P1R3
    (902) 477-2663

    World Trade & Convention Centre (Halifax Metro Centre)
    1800 Argyle St
    PO Box 955, Halifax NS B3J 2V9
    902 421-8686 902 422-2922 (fax) This facility is owned by the Province of Nova Scotia, and provides 46,440 sq feet of exhibit space, has 2 meetin rooms with 12-60 capacity, and can handle banquests up to 1,000 people. There is adjacent street parking, and a parking garage across the street.
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