Halifax Public Gardens
"As one of the finest surviving examples of a Victorian Garden in North America, the Halifax Public Gardens is located in the heart of Halifax. Located on 17-acres and enclosed by a wrought-iron fence with a magnificent set of ornamental gates, take a leisurely stroll through the gardens to view…
Victoria era gardens established in 1867. Located in the centre of Halifax near the popular Spring Garden Road shopping and restaurant district. In the summer months, they often have bands playing on Sunday afternoons.
A beautiful Victorian-inspired garden open to the public since 1867. 16 acres in the Victorian Gardenesque style; Scroll beds shaped in an E for the reigning monarch, Serpentine beds, raised carpet beds and a profusion of colour through the artistry of our Gardeners. The Victorian Gardens were all…
Beautiful English garden. Great place to wander around with a coffee from Uncommon Grounds.
If you have been at all feeling confident about your gardening skills, then let me present to you the antidote to all of that. This is definitely Halifax's most brightly coloured spot with an impeccably curated assortment of plants, flowers and trees. You just can't be stressed while you visit…
“Great place to walk around and sight-see. Walk the water's edge or follow the trails to the forested interior and view some of the remaining artillery batteries on the property. This is a large park, approximately 75 hectares, and a good amount of parking. In the summer, Shakespeare by the Sea is held in the park, which is a live outdoor theater production.”
“This historic fortress is located in the middle of the city overlooking the Halifax harbour! Tons of restaurants and shops within walking distance!”
“Nestled on the Halifax Waterfront, this museum takes you through sea life and maritime history.”
“Over 250 local artisans and food vendors right on the Halifax Waterfront. A great way to spend a few hours, tasting local foods and viewing art and local treasures.”
“The Art Gallery of Nova Scotia is an anchor of Nova Scotia’s cultural tourism, home to iconic artworks that reflect Nova Scotia’s culture to the world, as well as a showcase for temporary exhibitions that highlight the art of this region and this country. Home to over 17,000 artworks and host to numerous exhibitions and events annually, the Gallery is a hub of cultural activity in our community. Make art a part of your presentation! The Art Gallery of Nova Scotia, in historic downtown Halifax, offers spectacular setting for presentations, performances and parties! Host your next reception, audio-visual presentation, seminar in our 80 seat theatre, flexible seminar space or beautiful galleries - the picture perfect venue for events. Couple your function by adding a tour of our great schedule of exhibitions. On-site caterer; perfect for your next sit-down dinner or cocktail party. Make your event an artistic masterpiece.”