Things To Do In Halifax

51% Off Kitesurfing Lesson

Halifax Kitesurfing

East Lawrencetown

C$200 C$99

Guests learn basics of sport in first of three introductory lessons that cover safety information and launching and landing

Murphy's The Cable Wharf – Up to 49% Off Dinner Cruise

Murphy's The Cable Wharf

Downtown Halifax

C$68.99 C$40

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Dine on a seafood and chicken buffet dinner while guides point out the sights as a Mississippi-style sternwheeler tours the Halifax harbour

50% Off Oil-Painting Classes

Lynda Diamond Oil Paintings Classes

North End

C$200 C$100

Master painter Lynda Diamond guides students of all levels through three-hour classes focused on classical oil-painting techniques

Up to 62% Off Classes or Membership at Atlantic Karate Club

Atlantic Karate Club

Armdale

C$50 C$19

Get fit and master a range of Chito Ryu karate arts, including sparring and weapons, at the oldest dojo in Atlantic Canada.

Museum of Natural History – Up to 57% Off

Museum of Natural History

South End

C$11 C$5

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The history museum celebrates Nova Scotia's original inhabitants and defining characteristics, profiling its people, animals, and plants

Up to 86% Off Tae Kwon Do Classes

Hiltz Taekwon-Do

Multiple Locations

C$100 C$19

Students from kids and adults learn discipline and self-defense fundamentals through tae kwon do, a Korean martial art

50% Off Yoga

The Mystic Harp Yoga Studio

North End

$80 $40

Local businesses like this one promote thriving, distinctive communities by offering a rich array of goods and services to locals like you

Up to 95% Off Online Photography or Adobe Classes

Photo Art Studio

Online Deal

$422.57 $39

During comprehensive 14-hour online courses, pupils master digital-photography techniques and polish image-editing or web-development skills

Up to 91% Off Online Guitar Lessons from Dangerous Guitar 

Dangerous Guitar

Online Deal

C$134.55 C$18

More than 650 high-definition videos give professional instruction in a wide range of playing styles

Up to 70% Off Classes at Sculptura Women's Fitness

Sculptura Women's Fitness

Sculptura Fitness

C$150 C$59

Fitness instructors help guests shed pounds in boot-camp sessions and increase flexibility in Pilates classes

Yuk Yuk's Halifax – Up to 50% Off Stand-Up

Yuk Yuk's Halifax

South End

C$32 C$16

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Comedy club continues its nearly 40-year tradition with a grab bag of humorists and storytellers

Up to 52% Off Glow-in-the-Dark Mini Golf

Putting Edge

Putting Edge Halifax

C$21 C$10

Golf balls tumble down turf in 18-hole indoor glow-in-the-dark course themed around various settings such as medieval times and rain forest

Up to 57% Off Sea Kayaking or Paddleboarding

East Coast Outfitters

Lower Prospect

C$150 C$75

Leisurely paddle through picturesque inlets, coves, and protected bays during relaxing sea kayak tours or sea kayak or paddleboard rentals

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Situated just steps away from Lawrencetown Beach and Stoney Beach, Kannon Beach furnishes wave runners of all skill levels with boards and gear to buy or rent. A full-day surfboard rental (a $15 value) equips surfers with one of the shop's trusty boards so they can glide across wave faces or win races against lazy rivers. Kannon's knowledgeable staff stands guard to helpfully suggest gear, boards, or accessories to assist with the day's excursion. The outlet also rents wet suits ($15/day, not included in today's deal) or full knight armour to surfers without their own.

4144 Lawrencetown Road
Lawrencetown,
NS
CA

The TD Halifax Jazz Festival unleashes the sonic artistry of local and international jazz, blues, and Latin musicians over the course of two weekends. Today's deal nabs buyers two tickets to see Forro In The Dark, DJ Waahli, and Zumbini Circus on Wednesday, July 13, from 8 p.m. to 11 p.m. at The Festival Tent. An NYC-based band composed of four Brazilian ex-pats specializing in dance-inducing world jazz, Forro In The Dark takes its moniker from "forró," meaning "party" in Portuguese. Montreal's DJ Waahli strives to awaken social consciousness through hip hop, reggae, and Brazilian beats, and homegrown Zumbini Circus mashes a plethora of percussion with strings and an accordion into a tiny clown car to create a energetic, audience-engaging show. Between sets, jazz aficionados may roam the general-admission seating to find the perfect spot to relax, dance, or contemplate why jazz musicians love Boggle. Refreshments await at the full-service bar, and local purveyors of grilled fare, lemonade, cupcakes, and pizza populate the new waterfront location.

1499 Lower Water Street
Halifax,
NS
CA

More than 110 vendors and exhibitors flock to Exhibition Park for the 30th annual Atlantic Outdoor Sports and RV Show—an homage to the entertainment and serenity found in nature. Displays by Leisure Days RV Centre, Wolf Spirit Accessories, and Cumberland Canoe, among others, brim with everything from new sport- and fly-fishing equipment to ATVs and backpacking gear. In addition to browsing the wares, visitors can check out motocross stunts, attend an educational seminar, or follow their spirit animal to the demonstration kitchen, where chefs prepare dishes using pheasant and venison.

200 Prospect Park
Halifax,
NS
CA

• For $75, you get four three-hour oil-painting classes on Wednesdays from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. (a $150 value). • For $75, you get four three-hour oil-painting classes on Sundays from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. (a $150 value). Lynda Diamond indoctrinates students into the art of oil painting with intimate instruction and a focus on cementing basic skills. During intensive training sessions, pupils fill their right brains with classical painting techniques and transfer them from mind to brush to create oil-based portraits, landscapes, and still lifes. Endowed with an eclectic fine-arts background, the professional artist infuses old master methods with contemporary twists in order to expand the repertoire of seasoned painters and inspire beginners to explore traditional and modern trends. Diamond encourages oil-painting apprentices to embrace their individuality while composing pieces in order for their personalities to shine through their work and help light any poorly lit hallways.

2786 Agricola Street
Halifax,
NS
CA

Reopened in 2011 after a two-year hiatus, Briarwood Golf Club’s 18-hole executive course invites clubbers to an abridged layout stationed in the heart of a vibrant ecosystem. Briarwood’s shorter links make an ideal training ground for casual golfers; aces can loop the verdant grounds to shore up their short game or fulfill their mission to graze on the grasses of all the world’s courses. Each fairway plays into immaculate, revitalized greens, which were reseeded before 2011 and should be growing out of their brambly adolescence and into smooth, pimple-free adulthood in their second consecutive season of usage. A burbling river runs throughout the course, and cool breezes gain momentum on a course-side lake before swooping through the towering tree lines and tickling the collared necks of Briarwood’s birdie-hunting guests.

647 Herring Cove Road
Halifax,
NS
CA

Granite Springs Golf Club's 18-hole, par 72 course takes golfers winding through 6,401 yards of fairways and greens carved into the Halifax countryside. The rolling terrain features a gauntlet of sandtraps and water hazards that make accurate shotmaking crucial to a successful round. The course shares the grounds with a driving range and short game facility, each of which help golfers prep swings, touch around the greens, and redraw golf plaids before kicking off official rounds.

Course at a Glance

  • 18-hole, par 72 course
  • Length of 6,401 yards from the tips
  • Four tee options
  • Scorecard

4441 Prospect Rd
Bayside,
NS
CA