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The ULTIMATE Guide To Christmas Shows In Halifax

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Taking in a show with family or friends is a holiday tradition, and what better place than Halifax? With so many fun and festive things to do in the city, why not make it a weekend getaway or a fun staycation!

Whether you’re a fan of the classics or looking for something a little more modern, we’ve collected a list of the seasons’ best shows, PLUS, where to stay, where to eat and where to shop while you enjoy your visit to Halifax.

Now you have everything you’ll need to plan the perfect weekend getaway!

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8 Things You Should Know About Nova Scotia’s Tree for Boston

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2017 marks the 100th anniversary year of the Halifax Explosion that occurred in the Halifax harbour in 1917. When the explosion struck, killing nearly 2,000 people and leaving hundreds more injured and homeless, Boston sent medical personnel and supplies to relieve the city’s rescue efforts.

For decades Nova Scotians have commemorated Boston’s kindness by sending a Nova Scotian Christmas tree to our southern neighbours each year. Here are a few interesting facts you may not have known about Nova Scotia’s Tree for Boston:

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Where to Pick the PERFECT PUMPKIN in Halifax

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With beautiful leafy landscapes, delicious seasonal eats and delightful outdoor activities, autumn in Halifax is absolutely amazing. The season brings corn mazes, ghost stories and, most importantly, pumpkin picking!

Every fall, locals flock to their favourite farmers’ market or pumpkin patch in search of the best one around. Whether it’s to carve into a Halloween masterpiece or bake into a tasty treat, here are the top places to pick your perfect pumpkin this year.

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Top 5 Places to Experience Fall Colour in Halifax

Fall is in the air, bringing crisp air and pops of yellow and red to the trees. If you love vibrant landscapes and colourful leaves, then be sure to check out our favourite places to experience fall colours in Halifax.

Pro tip: experiences can be heightened when paired with a pumpkin-spiced-anything and indie-folk playlists.

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