Arts & Culture

art-cultureRooted in Acadian, Mi’kmaq, Scottish and African Nova Scotian foundations, the Halifax region offers rich and diverse Maritime culture and artistic experiences for visitors. From exploring a Halifax art gallery or museum to strolling a vibrant Halifax festival, our arts and culture experience engages and entertains.

Festivals & Events

festivalsAn exciting Halifax festival or event brings out the best of Maritime culture. A local favourite is the world’s largest annual indoor show, the Royal Nova Scotia International Tattoo. But whether you’re a music lover, theatre and film buff, outdoor enthusiast, or prefer to wine & dine, visit Destination Halifax’s website to help you decide what to do in Halifax.


Culinary & Wine Experiences

culinaryWorld-class chefs ensure that restaurants in Halifax are among the best in the country by using local ingredients like fresh Nova Scotia lobster and Digby scallops, Annapolis Valley produce, and wine from our own vineyards. Food in Halifax is flavourful and ready to satisfy even the most experienced gourmet.


Cultural and Religious Organizations

For more information on how to contact a particular cultural/religious organization please call the Multicultural Association of Nova Scotia at (902) 423-6534 or e-mail them at