Aerial view of Harbor & city near Hotel Halifax

Things To Do

Experience the Top Things to Do in Nova Scotia

Hotel Halifax places you near a host of local area attractions, with plenty of things to do. Halifax Waterfront offers fabulous restaurants, shopping and nightlife, while the hotel is just minutes from sporting events and concerts at Scotiabank Centre. Try your luck at Casino Nova Scotia, see a show at the Neptune Theatre or indulge in retail therapy at Halifax Shopping Centre. Treat the whole family to interactive experiences at the Discovery Centre. Explore the city’s storied history at the Halifax Citadel National Historic Site, wander through Historic Properties or peruse the Museum of the Atlantic. It’s all within easy reach of our inviting hotel.

Exterior view of Halifax Casino Nova Scotia near Hotel Halifax

Casino Nova Scotia

Open year-round, Casino Nova Scotia is Atlantic Canada's largest gaming and entertainment destination.

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Aerial view of Halifax Citadel near Hotel Halifax

Halifax Citadel National Historic Site

The Halifax Citadel has long watched over the harbour and the downtown core of the capital city of Halifax. Originally built as a military fortification to protect the Empire from enemies (and the occasional pirate), today the Citadel and its distinctive Clock Tower act as a reminder of Halifax’s rich past.

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A boy holding a simulator, Discovery Center near Hotel Halifax

Discovery Centre

The Discovery Centre is Atlantic Canada’s premier family destination found along the beautiful Halifax Waterfront. Its new, state-of-the-art 40,000-square-foot facility features four floors of interactive learning experiences.

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Streets decorated with lights near Hotel Halifax at night

Historic Properties

Experience Halifax’s heritage firsthand at Historic Properties on Halifax’s waterfront, a designated National Historic Site in the heart of downtown.

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Exhibits in Maritime Museum of the Atlantic near Hotel Halifax

Maritime Museum of the Atlantic

Located in the heart of Halifax’s historic waterfront, there’s no better place to get immersed in Nova Scotia’s rich maritime heritage than the Maritime Museum of the Atlantic, the oldest and largest Maritime Muesum in Canada. 

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Exterior of sign board in Neptune Theatre near Hotel Halifax

Neptune Theatre

Now in its 56th Season, Neptune Theatre has something for everyone! Located at 1593 Argyle Street, Neptune boasts two stages with a variety of productions ranging from local and Canadian-made plays to stories known the world over. 

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People in Halifax Shopping Center near Hotel Halifax

Halifax Shopping Centre

Atlantic Canada’s largest multi-building shopping centre!

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Exterior view of Art Gallery of Nova Scotia near Hotel Halifax

Art Gallery of Nova Scotia

Immerse yourself in art and art experiences at the Art Gallery of Nova Scotia, located at 1723 Hollis Street.

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Exterior view of Halifax Farmers Market near Hotel Halifax

Halifax Seaport Farmers' Market

Local flavours. Local gifts. Local goodness. Local cheer.

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Paintings in Museum of Natural History near Hotel Halifax

Museum of Natural History

Explore the natural, cultural and historical wonders of Nova Scotia at the Museum of Natural History. 

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Landscape of Peggy's cove lighthouse near Hotel Halifax

Peggy's Cove

Nova Scotia is home to over 160 historic lighthouses, but no beacon is as photographed as the one in the vibrant fishing village of Peggy’s Cove.

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