Halifax Newcomer Tours

Free walking tours of downtown Halifax on Saturdays.

Halifax Newcomer Tour - Tour Participant in the Public Gardens

Get to know Halifax!

You are invited to come along on our guided walking tour of Halifax to learn about Halifax’s history, culture, and famous places. 

  • Make new friends.
  • Have fun and get exercise.
  • Get settlement information and tips.

The Details

When is it? 

10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. on selected Saturdays (weather permitting).


Where does it go? 

Downtown Halifax (starting at the Emera Oval – 5775 Cogswell Street).


Who is it for? 

Anyone who is new to Halifax including immigrants, international students, temporary foreign workers, or Canadian citizens. 

All ages are welcome, but participants under 18 must be accompanied by a parent or guardian.


How much is it? 

Free, but we accept tips!


What will we do on the tour? 

  • Learn more about the Halifax’s history and culture
  • Visit interesting places downtown
  • Learn about upcoming events
  • Get settlement information and tips
  • Get exercise and fresh air
  • Make new friends and connections
Check out our brochure for more information.

Sign up for a Tour

Fill out the form to register for an upcoming tour. We will contact you with more details two days before the tour. 

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