• 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
  • Burger Bash 2024 in Downtown Halifax

    Burger lovers, it's time! Check out the 40+ Downtown Halifax restaurants participating in this year's Burger Bash. 

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  • Open City Halifax

    Mark your calendars! Open City, the annual celebration of the small, local businesses that make our communities vibrant and welcoming, is taking place Saturday, May 11. 

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  • What's on this April

    It's officially spring in Downtown Halifax! And as we welcome another rainy April, we also welcome some exciting events happening this month from live music events to the annual Halifax Burger Bash. 

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  • Meet Tristan and Tony, owners of Buddy's Deli

    Read our latest Downtown Spotlight on Tristan and Tony, owners of Buddy's Deli

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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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