PROS would like to take this opportunity to recognize Halifax is located on Mi’kmaw territory, the ancestral and unceded territory of the Mi’kmaq people. The people of the Mi’kmaw Nation have lived on this territory for millennia, and we acknowledge them as the past, present and future caretakers of this land.
Halifax is the capital and the largest municipality in the Canadian province of Nova Scotia, and the largest municipality in Atlantic Canada. As of the 2021, the municipal population was 439,819, with 348,634 people in its urban area. Halifax is a major economic centre in Atlantic Canada, with a large concentration of government services and private sector companies. Agriculture, fishing, mining, forestry, and natural gas extraction are major resource industries found in the rural areas of the municipality.
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Sex workers and escorts in Halifax Nova Scotia are a valued and important demographic to local businesses and the community.
Halifax Rents Point Pleasant Park From the British Government for 10 cents a Year
The Halifax Transit Ferry is the Oldest Salt-Water Passenger Ferry Service in North America
Halifax is Home to One of the World’s Longest Downtown Boardwalks
A Cannon Goes Off at Noon Every Single Day
One of the World’s Most Photographed Lighthouses is in Peggy’s Cove
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FIN Atlantic International Film Festival is an eight-day celebration of film, media and music from around the world. It’s a festival that turns Halifax – a charming and historic coastal city – into an international mecca for the arts, abuzz with filmmakers, industry types and film lovers.
Since 1987, HJF has organized a diverse range of musical and educational activities, including the 33rd annual TD Halifax Jazz Festival, July 9-14, 2019. The TD Halifax Jazz Festival, formerly known as the Atlantic Jazz Festival, is the oldest jazz festival and largest summer festival in Atlantic Canada. Designated a Hallmark Event by the Halifax Regional Municipality, the festival attracts up to 65,000 visitors, involves 400 volunteers and employs over 350 local musicians.
An authentic Irish pub on Halifax’s bustling Argyle Street, Durty Nelly’s is an eventful pub with a schedule packed with live music – they host performances nearly every night! Enjoy live music Wednesday through Saturday nights, including regular traditional Kitchen Ceilidhs!
Delightfully weird and wonderful, The Seahorse and The Marquee are true North End Halifax legends, hosting some of the best live music in the city! Hosting everything from live bands to DJ nights and plenty more entertainment that appeals to both mainstream music-lovers and niche enthusiasts alike.
For a fun low-key night, stop by Bearly’s for some Kansas City-Style BBQ and stick around for live music and dancing. There is a slightly older crowd at Bearly’s than many of the downtown dance spots, so it’s a popular option for the 30+ crowd.
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A cruise aboard The Tall Ship Silva is the perfect way to fully appreciate a beautiful day on the Halifax Harbour. Your journey beings on the Halifax waterfront as you set off to view some of Halifax’s most notable landmarks, including Georges Island, the Halifax Waterfront, Historic Properties, and more. Our guides will share stories of the city’s rich history including accounts of Halifax Explosion, lesser-known stories of Halifax shipwrecks, and historical facts about the Silva. Help the crew hoist the Silva’s sails, enjoy a beverage or two from the onboard Murphy’s Pub, and sit back, relax and enjoy a beautiful day out on the water.
The Dome has 6 fully stocked bars serving until 3:30am. It’s big enough so you can let loose but still intimate enough that you’ll never feel lost. World class & resident DJ’s spin from the Red Bull DJ booth located in the sky to keep the huge dance floor pumping…dance boxes and dance poles always help too! 8000 people per week can’t be wrong… Halifax’s Premier Night Club.