Shopping Under the Stars 2021

Shopping Under the Stars 2021


November 26 & December 3 • 4:00 - 9:00 pm*

Shopping Under the Stars is an annual holiday shopping event organized by the Spring Garden Area Business Association. This two night event kicks off the holiday shopping season with specials, promotions and festive fun. 

*End times may vary according to the individual business.


Participating Downtown Halifax Businesses:

Argyle Fine Art 1559 Barrington Street Dec. 3 11 am -
8 pm

Argyle Fine Art is accepting donations of warm socks for the Navigator Street Outreach program. Each donation will be entered into a draw  to WIN the GOLDEN TICKET to Pre-Shrunk 2022.

Draw date is December 11th 5:30 pm. 

Art 1274 Hollis  1274 Hollis Street  Nov. 26 & Dec. 3 11 am - 9 pm Enter a draw to win a gift basket filled with artwork from multiple artists.
Carrefour Atlantic Emporium and The Puffin Gallery Historic Properties, 1869 Lower Water Street Dec. 3 TBC Extended hours on Fridays throughout December
FireWorks Gallery 1563 Barrington Street Nov. 26 & Dec. 3 10 am - 7 pm Guaranteed discount between 15% - 25% per purchase. 
KingsPIER Vintage 1560 Argyle Street, second floor (above Bitter End) Nov. 26 & Dec. 3 12 - 6 pm Extended hours to 7 pm. Shop sustainably this holiday season.  
Life SalonSpa 1592 Barrington Street Nov. 26 & Dec. 3 10 am - 8 pm

November 26 - Black Friday 

  • 25% off Aveda retail (excluding gift sets)
  • Buy $100 gift card and receive a $20 gift voucher 

December 3 - Life SalonSpa Holiday Event

  • 15% off all retail
  • Free gift with every gift card or retail purchase 
  • Spend $100 on retail and receive a free gift (while quantities last)
  • With every gift card or retail purchase, enter to win a Beautify Spa Package valued at $215
Murphy's on the Water Halifax Waterfront, 1751 Lower Water Street Nov. 26 11 am - 7 pm  75% off Black Friday Sale from 11 am - 7 pm 
POSH! Halifax Historic Properties, 1869 Upper Water Street Nov. 26 & Dec. 3 10 am - 9 pm Extending hours at their Historic Properties location
Sparkles n' Sawdust 1574 Argyle Street Nov. 26 6 - 9 pm  Hosting an open studio shopping event at Sparkles n' Sawdust Studio from 6 - 9 pm, with sales, free treats, and holiday music.


Spring Garden Area

The Spring Garden Area Business Association (SGABA)  is ready for some holiday fun with Shopping Under the Stars. There will be carollers, extended store hours, sales, deals, and more offered by some of your favourite Spring Garden area stores. And don't forget to stop by the SGABA booth in Park Lane to enter to win some amazing raffle prizes with The Breeze 96.5 FM

Learn more and see ALL the participating businesses here






Coming Downtown for Shopping Under the Stars? Make your parking plan before venturing out. Here are some ideas to get you started.  



Downtown Halifax is proving free on-street parking from 4 - 6 pm both nights of Shopping Under the Stars in ZONE B (on street parking is free after 6 pm on weekdays).

For more ideas of where to park Downtown, check ParkSmart in Downtown Halifax



There are 8 lots providing free parking for both nights of Shopping Under the Stars from 4 - 9 pm in the Spring Garden Area:

  • The Mary Ann: 1465 Birmingham Street
  • Parks Canada- Garrison Grounds: 5425 Sackville Street
  • Indigo Parking: 5565 Sackville Street
  • Halifax Central Library: 5440 Spring Garden Road
  • Spring Garden Place: 5640 Spring Garden Road
  • Paramount Management: 1545 South Park Street
  • Vertu Shops: 1530 Birmingham Street
  • Dalhousie University: 5440 Spring Garden Road




And don't forget! The Evergreen Festival kicks off on Friday, November 26 also! When you come Downtown for Shopping Under the Stars, pop down to the Evergreen Market on the Halifax Waterfront (by the Waterfront Warehouse) for their outdoor holiday market. 

Market Hours:

  • Wednesdays & Thursdays: 4 - 9 pm
  • Fridays & Saturdays: 12 - 9 pm
  • Sundays: 12 - 6 pm

Participating Downtown Halifax businesses include:

See all the participating businesses here





See what else is happening this holiday season in Downtown Halifax here

Looking for more holiday shopping inspiration? Check out the 2021 Downtown Halifax Holiday Gift Guide here