Fall is the perfect time to stroll - and shop - in Downtown Halifax.
From big name stores to curated boutiques and one-of-a-kind shops, you'll be sure to find something for someone special, including yourself.
So, grab your bestie and get your shop on in Downtown Halifax this fall!
Get started on your shopping list! Scroll down for a list of places to shop in Downtown Halifax.
To see the full directory of shops and services in Downtown Halifax, click here.
Shops in Downtown Halifax
Barrington Street has long been a shopping hotspot in Downtown Halifax. From big name brands to curated vintage shops and boutique candy stores, you'll be sure to find something unique on Barrington Street.
Here are some of the great shops on Barrington Street:
1272 Barrington Street
Argyle Fine Art
1559 Barrington Street
1546 Barrington Street
1569 Barrington Street
1729 Barrington Street
Lark & Finch Clothing
1669 Barrington Street
Pop by the Store
1668 Barrington Street
The Board Room Game Cafe
1256 Barrington Street
The Flower Shop
1705 Barrington Street
The Loop Modern Fibre Craft
1557 Barrington Street
The Loot Vintage
1711 Barrington Street
1673 Barrington Street, 2nd Floor
1549 Barrington Street
1650 Barrington Street
1727 Barrington Street
1359 Barrington Street
Bishop’s Landing, at 1475 Lower Water Street, offers exceptional shopping and dining on the Halifax Waterfront with a focus on local businesses and services.
Check out some of these shops next time you are on the Halifax Waterfront:
See a full directory of shops and services in Bishop's Landing here.
Don't sleep on the Brewery Market! Located at 1496 Lower Water Street, the Brewery Market is not only home to one of the city's best farmers' market, but it's also home to a variety of shops and services like these:
See a full directory of shops in the Brewery Market here.
Although the Halifax Seaport really shines the brightest in the spring, summer and fall when the area is bustling with cruise ship visitors, most of the shops are open and ready to welcome you all year round. And being the home to the Halifax Seaport Farmers' Market and the Dockside Shops, makes it a great place to shop and buy local:
Canadian Museum of Immigration at Pier 21 Gift Shop
1055 Marginal Road
Dockside Shops at Pavilion 22 - open to the end of October
1031 Marginal Road
East Coast Lifestyle
1099 Marginal Road
Halifax Seaport Farmers Market
961 Marginal Road
Mary E. Black Gallery & Designer Craft Shop
1061 & 1096 Marginal Road
See a full directory of tenants in the Halifax Seaport area here.
The Historic Properties at 1869 Upper Water Street, is always one of the first destinations for anyone visiting the Downtown area. The historical architecture makes it feel like you are stepping back in time, but the shops are always up-to-date with the latest products - from fashion and art to books and souvenirs.
Here's a list of retail shops in the Historic Properties:
See the full directory of shops in the Historic Properties here.
Scotia Square & Barrington Place
Close to the centre of Downtown Halifax is Scotia Square and Barrington Place. Housing some well-known Canadian brands plus some smaller, local shops, Scotia Square and Barrington Place are connected to the enclosed pedway system, making it convenient to access all year round. Plus, Barrington Place also includes Granville Mall, a quiet oasis in the heart of the city and home to some unique, local shops.
Scotia Square - 5201 Duke Street
See a full directory of shops in Scotia Square here.
Barrington Place - 1903 Barrington Street & Granville Mall
1903 Barrington Street
Anna Leonowens Gallery
1891 Granville Street
1869 Granville Street
Yours, By E - Halifax Bridal Shop
1887 Granville Street
Can't Miss Favourites & Hidden Gems
Downtown Halifax is full of other shops that are located all around the Downtown area. Some are located in popular destinations like the Halifax Waterfront, and others just off the beaten path. Because of this, it is always worth exploring the city as you never know what you might find!
Here are a few can't miss favourites and hidden gems that we recommend discovering (or rediscovering) next time you're Downtown:
Halifax Waterfront - Salt Yard, 1535 Lower Water Street
Halifax Waterfront - Queen's Marque, 1715 Lower Water Street
Black Market Boutique
1545 Grafton Street
COWS Cable Wharf
Halifax Waterfront, 1751 Lower Water Street
Discovery Shop at the Discovery Centre
1215 Lower Water Street
Flora James Shop
2011 Brunswick Street
Gallery Shop at the Art Gallery of Nova Scotia
1723 Hollis Street
1575 Brunswick Street
Maps & More - The Travel Store
The Summit Place, 1601 Lower Water Street
1550 Granville Street
NSCAD Art Supply Store
1870 Hollis Street
Peace by Chocolate
Halifax Waterfront - Queen's Marque, 1741 Lower Water Street
Sipekne'katik Treaty Truck House
Halifax Waterfront - Salt Yard, Lower Water Street
Strange Adventures Comics & Curiosities
5110 Prince Street
1521 Grafton Street
For a full directory of the shops and services in Downtown Halifax visit our Directory here.
Wondering what else to do this fall in Downtown Halifax? Visit 'Fall in Downtown Halifax' and start planning your fall adventures.