Quality Inn Halifax Airport
60 Sky Blvd.
Goffs, NS B2T 1K3
Phone: (902) 873-3000
Fax: (902) 873-3001
Empire Theaters Dartmouth Crossing has several screens for your viewing pleasure. It showcases some of the finest Hollywood movies for a reasonable price. Empire Theaters Dartmouth Crossing is often visited by die hard fans of Hollywood movies. For a more enjoyable experience, sit back and relax with popcorn and a soda from the refreshment stand. For film times, ticket prices and further information please see their website.
East Dartmouth Community Centre is a vibrant hub and gathering spot for the community. This center is owned by the Halifax Regional Municipality that organizes an array of programs and events throughout the year. This environment-conscious building is green-certified and houses a gymnasium, multipurpose room and activity space. On its schedule are meetings, festivals, local events, yoga and sports like hockey, badminton and pickleball.
Cole Harbour Rural Heritage Farm is a fine place to check out a farmer's life back in the 19th century. Wander through barns, houses, a blacksmith shop and more, for a first-hand look at the hardworking existence of those who filled the markets in those days. Gardening is done here the old fashioned way. Herbs and perennials await your nose and eye. Admission is free. On site is the Rose & Kettle Tearoom where a body can have a cuppa after wandering the farm. And, of course, the museum is full of fascinating information. Guided Tours are also arranged by the museum.
If you are in downtown Halifax take the ferry across the water. If you are in Dartmouth, head down to the harbor. Either way, you will reach Alderney Landing and can treat yourself to some of the finest theater imaginable. Past performances have included works by best-known Atlantic Canadian playwrights such as Andy Jones, Wendy Lill, George Elliott Clarke and David French. Parking is free. Call ahead for ticket and group discount details.
The Music Room is a dynamic music venue that is home to a broad range of music events and shows from time to time. Brilliant lighting and acoustics and a fabulous Steinway Grand ensure that your musical extravaganzas are a huge success. It is also home to a multitude of music concerts which form part of the Nova Scotia Music Festival. Call for more details.
Dooly's is one of your classier poolrooms. Mostly thronged by youngsters, this place is spotless. If you want to entertain a big crowd, Dooley's can handle up to 300 for special events. There are dozens of tables, fireplaces for added atmosphere and friendly staff. Located downtown, it's easily accessible; just a few minutes walk from any of the major hotels. Dooley's is a great place to spend a rainy afternoon.
Formerly a church, the North Street Church has undergone a major revamp, and now plays host to a multitude of cultural events. Theatrical events, social events, live gigs, music events among other things entertain one and all. Call for more details.
The Italian Canadian Cultural Association is best known for offering a myriad of facilities for a variety of private and cultural events. The facility host a number of events including concerts and conferences that promote the Italian culture. For more information, do call ahead.
Established in 1905, first in Agricola street, the Mayflower Curling Club is one of the most prime locations in Nova Scotia for curling matches and events. The club was unfortunately destroyed in the Halifax explosion of 1917, after which it was moved to its current location on the Monaghan Drive in 1962. Host to curling events in the Canada Winter Games of 2011, the Mayflower curling rinks ranks one of the best in the city.
The Bus Stop Theatre is an art lover's paradise. It is home to a plethora of cultural events from time to time. Attend exotic art dos and events, art exhibits and displays, music shows, film screenings, cultural discussions and debate sessions at this venue. Catch riveting drag shows, plays, theatrical performances and dance shows among other things. Call for more details regarding current and upcoming events.
The Company House opened in January 2009 and has already gained an impetus in the live music entertainment scene in the North End area of Halifax. With a capacity of 150 people, this venue is the place to visit if you want to check out performances by well-known bands, upcoming local musicians, or even top notch North American bands. Owned and managed by Mary-Ann Daye, this place is a haven for all music enthusiasts in the city. The Company House is open from Wednesdays to Saturday from 2p onwards. This place also serves herbal tea and fair trade coffee in the afternoons, and a variety of drinks in the evenings. There's also a small, but tastefully selected menu of Mediterranean and Italian cuisine to gorge on when you visit The Company House. Call for additional information.
Casino Nova Scotia sits on the waterfront and includes, with the view, plenty of choices for those who like to gamble. Blackjack, Craps, Caribbean Stud Poker, Roulette: you name it; they have it. Some forty game tables and more than six-hundred slot machines will keep you hopping. There's entertainment many nights, three restaurants and a gift/tobacco shop as well as private clubs and space for conventions and banquets. Call ahead for more details.