Selfie Opportunities in Downtown Halifax

Downtown Halifax is so photogenic, there are selfie opportunities all over the Downtown area!

Here are a few suggestions for those looking for the perfect selfie to share with friends and family:

  • Take a selfie with The Town Clock on Citadel Hill
  • Take a selfie with the Drunken Lamp Posts on the Halifax Waterfront 
  • Take a selfie with the Wave on the Halifax Waterfront Boardwalk
  • Take a selfie sitting on The Pearl sculpture on Barrington Street across from the Grand Parade
  • Take a selfie with Theodore the Tugboat on the Halifax Waterfront at Murphy's on the Water
  • Take a selfie with the waterfront Canada sign by the Halifax Marriott Harbourfront Hotel 
  • Take a selfie with the Freak Lunchbox mural at 1729 Barrington Street
  • Take a selfie on Argyle Street, in the heart of the city's Entertainment District, that is currently closed to vehicular traffic until fall 2020. 
  • Take a selfie on the #DineTogether patios on Bedford Row (The Old Triangle Irish Pub and McKelvies Seafood Restaurant)
  • Take a selfie on the Cruise Seawall, along waterfront by the Halifax Seaport Farmers' Market, with Georges Island in the background. 
  • Take a selfie with some of the amazing public art in Downtown Halifax. See a list here
  • Take a selfie on any patio in Downtown Halifax - there are over 60 of them! See a list here. 
  • Take a selfie in the Peace and Friendship Park with a view of the historic The Westin Hotel in the background. 
  • Take a selfie sitting in one of the adirondack chairs lining the harbour outside of the Halifax Marriott Harbourfront Hotel.
  • Take a selfie with the cow in front of COWS Ice Cream on the Halifax Waterfront (by the Lower Deck)

Check out our Self-Guided Art Walking Tour for even more selfie opportunities here


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Photo credit for The Wave: Tourism Nova Scotia/Scott Munn