Halifax

Situated on the second largest harbour in the world, Halifax has been welcoming visitors for over 260 years. Offering a unique combination of history, natural beauty and a vibrant city centre, this safe and inviting destination for gay travel is a must see year-round. Halifax’s lively LGBT community throws the largest Pride festival in Atlantic Canada. This week long celebration occurs every July and boasts an array of events including theatre, music, art exhibits and the iconic Pride Parade that brings approximately 60,000 people into Halifax’s downtown core. Halifax’s downtown and the trendy North End neighbourhood are also home to several gay-owned cafés, bars and specialty shops where patrons are always welcomed by the friendly nature of Haligonians.

There are numerous ways to get to Halifax. By air, the Halifax Stanfield International Airport offers direct flights from many Canadian, US, European, and Caribbean destinations. By sea, over 20 cruise lines include Halifax as a marquee port-of-call on their Canada-New England or Transatlantic itineraries.

For more Halifax LGBT travel information visit www.rainbowhalifax.com or the mobile site at www.halifaxrainbowmobile.com.

Hotels

  • Best Western Chocolate Lake Hotel
  • 20 St. Margaret
    Halifax, NS B3N 1J4
  • Website: www.chocolatelakehotel.com
  • 902-477-5611 or 877-559-7666
  • Casino Nova Scotia
  • 1983 Upper Water Street
    Halifax, NS
  • 888-6GAMES (option 3)
  • Courtyard by Marriott Halifax Downtown
  • 5120 Salter Street
    Halifax, NS B3J 0A1
  • Website: www.courtyardhalifax.com
  • 902-428-1900 or 800-321-2211
  • Days Inn - Dartmouth
  • 20 Highfield Park Drive
    Dartmouth, NS
  • Website: www.daysinn.ca
  • 902-465-6555
  • Elephant's Nest B&B, The
  • 127 Pleasant Drive
    Musquodoboit (Gaetz Brook), NS
  • 866-633-NEST
  • Fresh Start Bed and Breakfast
  • 2720 Gottingen Street
    Halifax, NS
  • Website: www.bbcanada.com
  • 888-453-6616
  • Halifax Marriott Harbourfront Hotel
  • 1919 Upper Water Street
    Halifax, NS B3J 3J5
  • Website: Click here to see our website
  • 902-421-1700 or 800-943-6760
  • Halifax Waverley Inn
  • 1266 Barrington Street
    Halifax, NS B3J 1Y5
  • Website: www.waverleyinn.com
  • 800-565-9346
  • Inglis Lodge
  • 5538 Inglis Street
    Halifax, NS
  • 902-423-7950
  • Inn on the Lake
  • 3009 Highway 2
    Fall River, NS
  • 800-463-6465
  • Lord Nelson, The
  • 1515 South Park Street
    Halifax, NS
  • 800-565-2020
  • Oak Island Resort and Spa
  • 51 Vaughn Road
    Western Shore, NS B0J 3M0
  • 902-627-2600
  • Prince George Hotel, The
  • 1725 Market Street
    Halifax, NS B3J 3N9
  • Website: www.princegeorgehotel.com
  • 902-425-1986 or 800-565-1567
  • Radisson Suite Hotel Halifax
  • 1649 Hollis Street
    Halifax, NS B3J 1V8
  • Website: www.radisson.com/halifaxca
  • 902-429-7233 or 888-201-1718

Bars

  • Argyle Bar & Grill, The
  • 1575 Argyle Street
    Halifax, NS
  • 902-492-8844
  • Company House
  • 2202 Gottingen Street
    Halifax, NS
  • 902-404-3050
  • Economy Shoe Shop Cafe & Bar
  • 1661-1663 Argyle Street
    Halifax, NS
  • 902-423-7463
  • Guerilla Gayfare Halifax
  • guerillagayfarehalifax.blogspot.com
    Halifax, NS
  • Onyx Dining Room & Cocktail Lounge
  • 5680 Spring Garden Road
    Halifax, NS
  • 902-428-5680
  • SeaDog's Sauna & Spa
  • 2199 Gottingen Street
    Halifax, NS
  • 902-444-3647
  • Stayner's Wharf Pub & Grill
  • 5075 George Street
    Halifax, NS
  • 902-492-1800

Shops

  • Barrington Place Shops
  • 1903 Barrington Street
    Halifax, NS B3J 3R1
  • 902-429-3660
  • Clearwater Lobster & Seafood Shop
  • 757 Bedford Highway
    Halifax, NS B4A 2X3
  • 902-443-0333
  • Grafton Street Dinner Theatre
  • 1741 Grafton Street
    Halifax, NS
  • 902-425-1961
  • Historic Properties
  • 1869 Upper Water Street
    Halifax, NS
  • 902-429-0530
  • Hydrostone Market, The
  • 5531 Young Street
    Halifax, NS B0J 1J0
  • 902-454-2000
  • In A Box
  • 1468 Dresden Row
    Halifax, NS
  • 902-423-8031
  • Island Beach Co.
  • 1781 Lower Water Street
    Halifax, NS
  • 902-422-4060
  • It's A Wrap Gift Baskets
  • 11 Hawkins Drive
    Halifax, NS
  • 902-229-4581
  • M Home
  • 1471 Birmingham Street
    Halifax, NS
  • 902-429-4333
  • Murphy's On The Water Company Store
  • 1751 Lower Water Street
    Halifax, NS
  • 902-420-1015
  • Murphy's On The Water Harbour Hopper Tours
  • 1751 Lower Water Street
    Halifax, NS
  • 902-420-1015
  • Norman Flynn Design
  • 2698 Agricola Street
    Halifax, NS B3K 4C9
  • 902-420-0736
  • NovaScotian Crystal
  • 5080 George Street
    Halifax, NS
  • 902-492-0416
  • Scotia Square Mall
  • 1210-2000 Barrington Street
    Halifax, NS B3J 2X1
  • 902-429-3660
  • Sou' Wester Restaurant & Gift Shop, The
  • 178 Peggy's Point Road
    Halifax, NS
  • 902-823-2561
  • Statement
  • 2534 Agricola Street
    Halifax, NS B3K 4C5
  • Website: statementdesign.ca
  • 902-455-0442
  • Sugah! / Rum Runners Rum Cake Factory
  • Bishop's Landing
    Halifax, NS
  • 902-421-6079
  • Sweet Jane's Gifts & Confectionary
  • 5431 Doyle Street
    Halifax, NS
  • 902-425-0168
  • Tall Ship Silva Harbour Tours
  • Queen's Wharf (Prince Street)
    Halifax, NS
  • 902-429-9463

Attractions

  • Alexander Keith's Nova Scotia Brewery
  • 1496 Lower Water Street (Brewery Market)
    Halifax, NS
  • Website: www.keiths.ca
  • 902-455-1474
  • Art Gallery of Nova Scotia
  • 1723 Hollis Street
    Halifax, NS
  • Website: www.agns.gov.ns.ca
  • 902-424-7542
  • Memory Lane Heritage Village
  • 5435 Clam Harbour Road
    Lake Charlotte, NS
  • Website: www.heritagevillage.ca
  • 902-845-1937
  • Peggy's Cove

  • Halifax, NS
  • Pier 21: Canada's Immigration Museum
  • 1055 Marginal Road
    Halifax, NS
  • Website: www.pier21.ca
  • 902-425-7770