Welcoming Fall in Halifax, Nova Scotia

Vibrant foliage and cozy adventures – that’s just Halifax, Nova Scotia showing off during the fall season. As the leaves turn various shades of red, orange, and gold, our city continues to deliver unforgettable experiences for nature enthusiasts, adventure seekers, and anyone looking for something unique to do during one of the best times of year.

From hiking trails that wind through forests and along rivers, adventures on the ocean surrounded by coastal beauty, to peaceful lakes that reflect vibrant fall foliage, there's no shortage of natural wonders to discover. Indulge in the flavours of the season at local farmers' market or cozy cafe where you can sample delicious pumpkin treats and sip on warm apple cider – and don’t forget those tasty pumpkin spice beverages.

Explore the city's rich history by visiting iconic landmarks like the historic Halifax Waterfront, Halifax Citadel National Historic Site, and the HistoricProperties. Embrace the crisp fall air, immerse yourself in the city's fall foliage, and savour the flavours of the season. Are you ready to fall in love with Halifax again?

Check out these exciting Tours & Experiences this fall

Fall Colours Cruise

This two-hour cruise passes alongside Point Pleasant Park and into the Northwest Arm where the fall foliage will be particularly impressive during this time of year.

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Tall Ship Silva sails the Halifax Harbour on a foggy afternoon.

Ghost Ship Sailing Cruise

Join us aboard the Tall Ship Silva for as we depart under a nighttime sky for an evening of unusual tales and haunting stories of Halifax’s past.

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Wine Enthusiast Tour

We invite you to share our passion for Nova Scotian Wines by joining us on a Sommelier-guided tour of our local wine region.

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The Harbour Hopper in the Halifax Harbour against Purdy's Towers and a bright blue sky.

Harbour Hopper Tours

All aboard Halifax's most popular boat tour – the Harbour HopperTour - a fun, fast-paced adventure by land and sea!

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Drone shot of the Tall Ship Silva with sails up as it cruises the Halifax Harbour against the Halifax Skyline.

Tall Ship Silva Sailing Cruise

Join us aboard Halifax’s signature ship, the Tall Ship Silva, to see the sights, city, and coastline, from a unique perspective.

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Peggy's Point Lighthouse seen from a distance, the Peggy's Cove viewing deck in the foreground to the left.

Peggy's Cove Tour

Built over a century ago, the lighthouse stands tall among enormous granite boulders and the crashing waves of the powerful Atlantic Ocean.

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Three guests follow a Georges Island guide during their visit to Georges Island. Halifax skyline is seen in the background.

Visit Georges Island

Plan your visit to Georges Island National Historic Site in the heart of Halifax harbour, the place the Mi’kmaq called Kjipuktuk or “The Great Harbour.”

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