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The ULTIMATE GUIDE to Shopping in the Halifax Region

We have done the leg work, we have shopped til we dropped, and finally, after exhaustive retail research (okay, maybe more like extremely enjoyable research), we give you, the ultimate guide to shopping in Halifax!


1 – The Halifax Shopping Centre

The Halifax Shopping Centre is a tried-and-true destination for a shopping spree. With more than 200 stores, it is Atlantic Canada’s largest shopping centre and, since its recent renovation, one of the most attractive and convenient retail centers in the city. Home to the best name brand stores, you will find everything you need — and more — all under one roof.

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2 – City Malls

Halifax is teeming with malls, including Scotia Square Mall, Mic Mac Mall, and Sunnyside Mall. Each house a variety of stores, including stylish shops found nowhere else in the city, you’ll have no trouble treating yourself to a day of shopping.

So, don your best walking shoes, have your credit card ready, and prepare for an East Coast “mall crawl”!

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3 – Downtown Halifax Boutiques

Downtown Halifax is a shopaholics’ dream. From local treasure troves to carefully curated boutiques, the heart of the city is the ideal spot for a little retail therapy.

If you’re looking for a unique piece of clothing, jewelry, or trinket, we suggest Biscuit General Store, Sweet Pea, or the Black Market Boutique.

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4 – Consignment Stores

Finding the perfect piece to add to your attire doesn’t have to mean buying brand new. Thrifty shoppers are now turning to consignment shops to splurge without breaking the bank. From vintage wear to affordable designer duds, Halifax’s consignment retail scene offers a collection of hand-selected, one-of-a-kind garments, sure to spruce up any wardrobe.

Popular spots include Make New, Put Me On, Elsie’s Used Clothing and Brilliant Clothing Boutique.

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5 – Dartmouth Crossing

Our list of shopping suggestions wouldn’t be complete without this commercial centre. Home to a mix of boutiques, big box stores and outlets, it is a must-visit for serious shoppers.

Spend your visit strolling the sidewalks on the hunt for a fabulous find, then end your day with a meal at one of the many restaurants, or a show at the Cineplex Cinema.

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Whether you’re looking for an end of season sale or an item from the newest collection, we wish you happy shopping on your next visit to Halifax!

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