Three days in Halifax gives you enough time to enjoy the town itself—its history, heritage, and modern culture—but also experience some of the highlights of Nova Scotia, including Peggy’s Cove, Lunenburg, Mahone Bay, or the Annapolis Valley wine country.
Spring Garden Road
From stores to restaurants, spas, hotels, and more you’ll find plenty to see and do in Halifax’s bustling Spring Garden district.
Spring Garden Road, Barrington Street and Quinpool Road, Halifax, Nova Scotia
In the heart of the city’s business district, Spring Garden Road and the streets around it are usually busy with office workers, local shoppers and tourists. From big-name stores to local boutiques and plenty of coffee shops and restaurants, the area has plenty to offer visitors to the city.
There are two public parks nearby – Halifax Public Gardens and Victoria Park – where you can head to rest your feet after some serious shopping; the Halifax Cital National Historic Monument is also just a short walk away.
Things to know before you go
*Many shops and restaurants in the area are wheelchair-accessible. *There are often special events in Spring Garden – from late-night shopping sessions to free yoga classes in the park. *The area is named for the freshwater spring that runs beneath Spring Garden Road.
How to get there
There’s plenty of parking (including accessible parking) in the area, and several bus routes run along Spring Garden Road including #1 and #4. Spring Garden is walkable from the waterfront and Halifax Ferry Terminal.
When to get there
Most of the shops and restaurants in Spring Garden are open daily. For more information about special events check the Spring Garden website before visiting.
Frequently Asked Questions
The answers provided below are based on answers previously given by the tour provider to customers’ questions.
What are the nearest attractions to Spring Garden Road?
What else should I know about attractions in Halifax?
- Halifax Public Gardens
- Halifax Citadel National Historic Site
- Government House
- St. Paul's Anglican Church
- Alexander Keith's Brewery
- Province House
- Halifax City Hall
- Halifax Seaport Farmers' Market
- Maritime Museum of the Atlantic
- Halifax Cruise Port
- Canadian Museum of Immigration at Pier 21
- Point Pleasant Park
- Halifax Harbour
- Fairview Lawn Cemetery
- Old Town Clock