Meet a living icon

Built in 1891, this famous art nouveau building became home to the Nickel Theatre, the first permanent movie house in Halifax, in 1907. For over 80 years, this historic landmark was synonymous with the Canadian film industry—and you can still feel the buzz when you walk into the building. Today, it continues to welcome people far and wide to experience the unique vibes of Halifax.

This is where the city comes alive

Grab a bite at one of the amazing local restaurants. Browse through unique art exhibits and nearby galleries. Take a long walk on the epic 4km waterfront boardwalk. Shop at funky local boutiques and unique waterfront shops. Hit the town and check out the bustling bars and beer gardens in the area. There’s no end to the things you can do in downtown Halifax.