A number of delicious doughnut spots have been popping up around the Halifax region in recent years, and we absolutely love the trend! From food trucks to pop-up shops to seasonal waterfront vendors, we’ve got you covered in terms of finding the city’s best doughnuts!
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The first step when planning an event is finding a great location! Check out the top 10 convention facilities in and around Halifax.
Located in the heart of downtown Halifax, the WTCC has four floors of event space and a variety of meeting rooms, with the largest room providing space for up to 1800 people. It also has underground tunnels connecting the Convention Centre to nearby hotels, amenities, and the Scotiabank Centre.
Slated to open in December 2017, the Halifax Convention Centre offers over 120,000 square feet of event space spread over four floors. Their Event Planner Toolkit, variety of catering options, and high tech A/V capabilities make this the perfect place to host your best event yet.
A renovated waterfront cargo shed, the Cunard Centre is a popular venue for culinary events, trade shows, receptions, and concerts. The 45,000 square foot space can accommodate 2,000 people for dinner, 3200 for receptions, and can be divided into smaller sections for a more intimate setting.
While there are many hotels in Halifax that offer beautiful convention facilities, the Marriott Harbourfront boasts the largest event space. Located right on the water, the Marriott Harbourfront is equipped with eight different meeting rooms, including a ballroom that holds 1,000 people for a reception, or 800 for a seated event. Their outdoor patio features a stunning view of the Halifax harbour and overlooks the waterfront boardwalk, making it a fantastic venue for cocktail hours and networking mixers.
The Prince George Hotel is on the smaller side of the city’s various hotel-based event spaces, making it a popular option for event planners looking for a more intimate venue. The Prince George has five meeting rooms, the largest of which can accomodate up to 240 people.
The outdoor rooftop patio, situated in the heart of downtown Halifax allows visitors to the Prince George to enjoy their events feeling secluded and intimate while being at the center of everything. The hotel is connected to the Halifax World Trade and the new Convention Centre, making it a convenient place to stay if you are hosting orattending an event at either location.
Dalhousie has a number of meeting and conference rooms available with the largest room holding up to 1000 people. In the summertime planners and delegates can take advantage of convenient onsite accommodations in the vacant residence buildings. Additional features include plenty of parking, wifi, catering, kitchenettes, a fitness centre, and more.
Similar to Dalhousie, Saint Mary’s offers meeting and conference spaces year-ound and onsite dorm and apartment–style accommodations during the summer months.
Capacity ranges from 48-600 people.
If you’re looking for a meeting venue beyond the downtown core, Future Inns in Bayers Lake is a great option. They offer eight different meeting spaces with capacities ranging from 15-100 people and offer catering from their onsite restaurant, The Redwood Grill.
This massive space is ideal for large events including car shows, concerts, trade shows, and seminars.
Beyond Halifax’s downtown core
Just 45 minutes from downtown Halifax, and an hour from Halifax Stanfield International Airport, Oak Island is a beautiful location to hold your next event. Located right on the ocean, it’s a great option for planners looking to create an intimate retreat-type event. Among the seven meeting rooms available, the largest can accommodate up to 480 people.
Second hand shopping doesn’t just save you money, it’s a fun and eco-friendly way to find unique pieces for your wardrobe! Fortunately for Haligonians and visitors, we’ve got tons of great second hand clothing shops right here in Halifax. Let the shopping – and the saving! – begin.
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East of Montreal
5486 Spring Garden Rd.
Got a special occasion? Stop by East of Montreal to browse their selection of gently worn formalwear. You’ll find cocktail dresses, gowns, prom dresses, and a range of accessories.
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Room 152 Clothing Boutique
152 Portland St.
From the same owners as Brilliant, Room 152 in downtown Dartmouth offers a great mix of second hand designer clothes as well as brand new sample size items.
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165 Chain Lake Dr.
Roll up your sleves and clear your schedule- a trip through the massive Value Village in Bayers Lake isn’t for the faint of heart, but it can earn you some great deals and awesome finds.
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