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5 Reasons to Give Winter Surfing a Chance in Halifax

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Winter surfing isn’t for everyone, but if you’re looking for a different kind of surf escape, far from the busy beaches of Costa Rica or Mexico, Halifax is the place to go. You might be wondering why anyone would be crazy enough to hop in the frigid Atlantic while the sandy beaches are hidden under a gelid layer of water powder.

Well, read on to discover 5 ~cool~ reasons you should give winter surfing a in the Halifax region a chance!

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6 FREE Halifax Cultural Activities You Can’t Miss

In Atlantic Canada, Maritime culture is celebrated in plays, movies, music, and art—and Halifax is no exception. And the best part is that you can experience the best of the city’s culture without spending a penny.


1 – Poetry in the Gardens

Calling all poetry lovers! To mark the 150th anniversary of the Public Gardens, visitors can enjoy free monthly poetry readings at sites throughout the gardens. Continue reading

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The Halifax Area Farmers’ Market Bucket List: 7 can’t-miss markets

Haligonians love a good Farmers’ Market and a well-known Saturday tradition in Halifax is rolling out of be to hit the markets for fresh produce, breakfast, people-watching, or a classic combo of all three!

To help you to organize your market visits, we’ve put together this list of 7 can’t-miss markets in the area. Happy browsing!

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3 A-MAZE-ing Corn-Maze Adventures Within a 1-Hour Drive From Halifax

Fall is a truly amazing time of year to get out and explore Halifax and beyond. It’s the season of crisp breezes and comforting, rich flavours; apple picking and pumpkin carving.

This is also the time of year that corn mazes crop up all over the province. Whether you take your family, a date or a group of friends, a corn maze is a fantastic way to enjoy the outdoors in the fall.

Here are 3 great CORN MAZES to check out this fall, all within a 1-hour drive from the city:
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