• Welcome to Downtown Halifax

    Downtown Halifax is the urban core and hub of the Halifax (Kjipuktuk) region. With world-class attractions, hundreds of restaurants, pubs, shops, festivals and events, Downtown Halifax is where people and businesses want to be. 

    Downtown Halifax Business Commission (DHBC) is a not-for-profit organization that represents the 1600+ businesses located in the Downtown core. We run programs, events, and marketing initiatives to help make Downtown Halifax a better place to live, work, and play.

    About Us
  • Downtown Halifax Vision 2030

    We need your input!

    The Downtown Vision 2030 is a report currently being created by Downtown Halifax Business Commission to outline a better future for Downtown.

    Have YOUR say in the future of Downtown Halifax. Fill out our questionnaire today!

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  • March is jam-packed with things to do

    March is coming in jam-packed with things to do in Downtown Halifax. From delicious food events and live sports to The 2024 JUNO Awards. 

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  • March Break in Downtown

    It's time to start planning your March Break adventure in Downtown Halifax.


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  • Meet Lane Braidwood, General Manager at Modspace Atlantic

    Read our latest Downtown Spotlight on Lane Braidwood, General Manager at Modspace Atlantic.

    Read the latest Spotlight

    DELIGHTFUL DOWNTOWN is a series of vivid light shows and installations around Downtown Halifax.

    Don't miss the vibrant African Heritage Month projection show on the former Halifax Memorial Library Building at Grafton Park (corner of Spring Garden Road and Grafton Street).

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  • What's Happening Downtown

    No need to hibernate now that it's winter! There are lots of events happening in Downtown Halifax over the colder months.

    Keep up to date with what's happening in Downtown with our online Events Calendar. 

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  • Downtown Halifax Navigator Outreach Program

    Downtown Halifax's Navigator Outreach Program offers direct support to the unhoused and precariously housed population in the urban core.

    Learn more about Navigator
  • Parking in Downtown Halifax

    Before you head Downtown, make your parking plan!

    Visit our 'Getting Around' page for everything you need to know about parking in Downtown Halifax, including helpful tips and a list of parking lots and garages. 

    Make Your Parking Plan

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