• 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
  • SailGP is coming to Downtown Halifax

    The ROCKWOOL Canada Sail Grand Prix (SailGP) is coming to Downtown Halifax from June 1-2. You won't want to miss out on this exciting event - the first time ever in Canada!

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  • It's Patio Season!

    Patio season is here again! From sidewalk cafes to waterfront beer gardens, there is a patio for every occasion in Downtown Halifax.

    Find your perfect patio with our ever-growing list of patios in the Downtown area. 

    See All the Patios Here
  • What's On This May

    From spring flowers and breezy, sunny days, to Mother's Day and Asian Heritage Month, there's no shortage of things to do and experience in May in Downtown Halifax. 

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  • What's Happening Downtown

    Wondering what's happening Downtown? Keep up to date 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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