Halifax Tourist Attractions, Museums, and Parks information



Whether it's a visit to a park, an art gallery or the area's history, Halifax offers its visitors and residents lots to do every day of the week. Not just the "typical" tourist attractions!

Halifax Attractions Directory

Historical Sites

Here are some featured local historial sites, museums & attractions:

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Here some featured local listings, but are SO FAR from the full list. See feature stories, linked at the top of the page or use the Search form at right.

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view listing for Ghost Walk of Historic HalifaxMuseums/HistoryGhost Walk of Historic Halifax

Entertaining and informative ghost walks through Halifax's historic downtown area. Wednesday, Friday and Sunday evenings, (weather permitting) starting at 7:30 p.m.

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view listing for Nova Scotia Sport Hall of FameMuseums/HistoryNova Scotia Sport Hall of Fame

The Nova Scotia Sport Hall of Fame is a not-for-profit organization. Our mission is to honour, promote and preserve the sport history of Nova Scotia. We are located in the Halifax Metro Centre. Admission is FREE.

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view listing for Alderney LandingMuseums/HistoryAlderney Landing

"Alderney Landing promotes community and cultural programming and is recognized as a unique destination and venue for business, arts and entertainment in Nova Scotia."

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view listing for Chedabucto Bay Brewing CompanyMuseums/HistoryChedabucto Bay Brewing Company

The Chedabucto Bay Brewing Co. continues the centuries old craft brewing tradition begun in Guysborough in 1659 by Nicholas Denys, the first commercial brewery in Atlantic Canada. Chedabucto Bay brews premium ales using deep artesian well.

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view listing for Macdonald MuseumMuseums/HistoryMacdonald Museum

features a collection of antique clocks and pocket watches, a circa 1940 classroom, a depression era general store, a community art display, art gallery, natural history exhibit, and more

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Halifax Festivals

Here are some featured local festivals, inlcuding family, music, cultural, and historial ones:

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view listing for Halifax Summer Opera FestivalFestivalHalifax Summer Opera Festival

A four-week long workshop and Festival on Canada's East Coast where participants study opera in the context of rehearsing and performing an entire role in an opera.

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view listing for Shakespeare by the SeaFestivalShakespeare by the Sea

A theatre company serving Halifax since 1994, presenting family entertainment and the works of William Shakespeare in Point Pleasant Park. We have opened Park Place Theatre in the lower parking lot to extend the season beyond July through Sept.

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view listing for Boxwood FestivalsFestivalBoxwood Festivals

Boxwood will inspire your creative spirit with concerts, dances, sessions, classes & lectures. Bringing together traditional musicians from all over the world & creating lasting friendships, Boxwood is a unique, non-competitive festival and workshop.

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view listing for True North Event ProductionFestivalTrue North Event Production

Halifax's wedding & corporate entertainment headquarters. DJ's, musicians, bands, solo artists, live entertainment, comics, MC's, event production, sound & lights, staging and all entertainment production related to your event.

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view listing for Alderney LandingFestivalAlderney Landing

"Alderney Landing promotes community and cultural programming and is recognized as a unique destination and venue for business, arts and entertainment in Nova Scotia."

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Sports Attractions

Here are some featured local sports venues, activities and attractions:

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view listing for Ambush Gardens PaintballSports AttractionAmbush Gardens Paintball

Ambsuh Gardens rents out PCS (pursuit combat systems) for use on two different courses. The first is a woodsball course, with natural obstacles, like fallen treesas barricades.The second field has racecar tires and pallets as barricades

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view listing for Pin-hi Golf CourseSports AttractionPin-hi Golf Course

This short nine hole course is open and level, ideal for new and senior golfers and for veterans to practice their short hole skills.

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view listing for Prospect Short Game GolfSports AttractionProspect Short Game Golf

Prospect Short Game Golf is a 9-Hole Pitch &Putt, with each hole being 40-80 yards. Greens are constructed with high quality synthetic turf. 18 Hole Mini Golf played on Pro Turf.

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view listing for Pines ResortSports AttractionPines Resort

First class 3.5 star hotel, -6 meeting rooms with 25-355 capacity, business ctr, bar, cabaret/nightclub, beach, swimming pool, outdoor pool, fitness centre, golf course., handicap fac, health club, PC hookup in-room, pets accepted,.

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view listing for Sackville Golf CourseSports AttractionSackville Golf Course

A public course with nine well-groomed fairways nestled in a natural setting. Constantly expanding and improving the course makes it different each year, and puts the fun back into golf. Located just minutes from anywhere in Metro Halifax.

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Beverage Attraction

Here are some featured local brew pubs, craft breweries, craft distilleries, wineries or vineyard. They use the freshest, local (even organic, in some cases) ingredients for an appreciable local flavour.

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Here some featured local listings, but are SO FAR from the full list. See feature stories, linked at the top of the page or use the Search form at right.

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view listing for Paddy's Brewpub Beverage TourismPaddy's Brewpub

Paddy's always has something special to offer. Seasonal ales from Blueberry ale to Hefeweizen to Honey Ale. Ask about our latest brew.

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view listing for Downeast Beer FactoryBeverage TourismDowneast Beer Factory

While assembling our brewery, we searched high and low for high quality, and highly efficient, equipment to maximize flavour and efficiency.

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view listing for Williamsdale Winery Beverage TourismWilliamsdale Winery

Growing only blueberries, this 18-year-old winery preses the berries, ferments the juices into seven different kinds of blueberry wine, including a sparkling wild blueberry.

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view listing for Ste. Famille Wines LtdBeverage TourismSte. Famille Wines Ltd

Sainte-Famille Wines Ltd. is an award winning winery that is 25 years old. Our vineyard is situated on a gently sloping hill overlooking the Avon River Valley. It is one of the warmest vineyard sites in Nova Scotia.

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view listing for Tideview CideryBeverage TourismTideview Cidery

We grow amazing apples in the Annapolis Valley of Nova Scotia. Many are rare, heirloom varieties from Nova Scotia's old-time cider traditions. Tideview ciders are handcrafted in small batches fermented slowly, blended with care.

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