We’re on the edge of North America, and in the centre of it all.

Experience our famous Maritime hospitality in a thriving, cosmopolitan city. Outdoor adventure, scenic beaches, wineries, golf and much more — all less than an hour away.


Just 100 steps to the ocean

Nova Scotia comes together in Halifax. We’re a small seaside city with a big city feel, and a vibrant province that’s steeped in rich history.

Here, downtown to out-of-town is a remarkably quick journey. You’ll find our award-winning musicians playing free outdoor shows and the five-star restaurant chefs shopping at the local farmer’s market.

It’s easy to find a Nova Scotian adventure in your unplanned moments.

Things to Do

Take time to take in our people, our city, and our province while you’re here.

What to Eat

From gourmet food trucks to incredible fine dining, experience food at its best.

Where to Stay

A great night’s sleep is just steps away from our convention centre.


Effortless connections

It’s easy to get here and start exploring. And when you take off, a part of Nova Scotia goes with you.

By Air

Only 30 minutes from downtown, the award-winning Halifax Stanfield International Airport connects you to the world, simply and directly.

By Rail

VIA Rail Canada can take you to Montreal in just one night, and you’ll travel hundreds of kilometres while you sleep in comfort.

By Boat

Feel like using your sea legs? Ferries land at the Nova Scotia ports of Digby, Caribou, Yarmouth and North Sydney, and you can sail right into the Port of Halifax on one of the many cruises that stop here.


Business is booming in Nova Scotia

Our business, academic and research communities are putting Halifax on the map. Nova Scotia’s vibrant economy continues to thrive thanks to our 23 universities and colleges, and exciting emerging sectors, from ICT to life sciences to ocean tech.