18 Halifax Date Ideas That Aren’t Just Dinner And A Movie

Win them over with these ideas.
18 Halifax Date Ideas That Aren’t Just Dinner And A Movie

We’ve all had that awkward/annoying conversation with someone about where to go for a date that usually just results in “want to just go see a movie?” or “watch Netflix at my place?” Well we are here to save you from the standard dinner and a movie dating slump.  Getting to know someone or keeping a flame alive isn’t easy…especially if all you’re doing is Netflix and chilling.

Luckily there’s a ton of things to do for any couple, whether you just started dating or you’re going on year 5 together, these date ideas will have you up and out of your seat to experience things that you can really connect and have a great time with.

just getting air with my favourite person 😉

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1. Get Air at a Trampoline Park

Jump around and get a good workout in at this indoor trampoline park with your significant other.

We're still captured! 😜 @scott.hastings19 @chelseaamaguiree #capturedescaperooms #halifax #stillcaptured

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2. Captured Escape Room

Located on Barrington Street, with 8 different rooms to escape from, you could have a lot of fun working together to escape or have a harder time trying to escape your date…

Join us at #BoardRoomBedford today for a sneak peek at #Santorini! #BGG #GameCafe #BRB #EatDrinkPlay

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3. The Board Room Game Cafe

Play all of your fave board games against your date, they even have cards against humanity if you want your date to get extra interesting.

4. Obladee Wine Bar

Do an informal wine tasting in a romantic setting and you can even catch live Jazz bands.

Hanging out in #Halifax drinking #beer with our good #buddy Alexander Keith

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5. Alexander Keith’s Brewery Tour

Get the real Nova Scotian experience touring the historical style Keith’s Brewery.

Ghost walk

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6. Ghost Walk

You might get so scared you’ll hold on to each other…

i let her take my harbour hopper virginity 🐸

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7. Harbour Hopper

A good way to get to know your date, and Halifax.  

Busy getting ready for Christmas in Halifax

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8. Halifax Seaport Farmers’ Market

Take a stroll with your date to grab a coffee and some local eats, doesn’t matter if they’re picky either, there’s something at the market for everyone.

9. Discovery Centre

Still just as fun to do as an adult, make some scientific discoveries with your date when the new Discovery Centre opens in February.  

10. See a play at the Neptune Theatre

There’s an awesome theatre scene in Halifax, and the Neptune Theatre on Argyle Street is a great place to see a show! Tickets to the musical Once are on sale now, click here for tickets.

Somehow we didn't wipe out 🎖

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11. Go Skating

You can rent skates for free at the Emera Oval or check out a weekly skate at the Scotiabank Centre.


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12. Bowling

If you and your date have a competitive side, bowling is the perfect date for you

Hiking with Claire and Farmer Owen on Friday

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13. Go for a hike at Duncan’s cove

This beautiful hiking spot is loved by many because of it’s romantic scenery.  Catch a sunset and you may just fall in love…with Duncan’s Cove of course.

Adventures 🌱

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14. Go Camping

All national parks are free in 2017 for Canada’s 150th anniversary!

#halifaxseaport #halifaxwaterfront #boardwalk #emptyhammocks #peacefulwaterfront #saturdaymornings

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15. Walk on the waterfront

You can’t go wrong with a walk on the beautiful Halifax waterfront.

Mooseheads and Wild Cats tied at 1 after 20 minutes. #QMJHL #CHL

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16. Moosehead’s Game

Check out Halifax’s favourite sports team together, maybe you’ll get caught on the kiss cam.

⛳️ #HalifaxPuttingEdge #OtherHome #werk

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17. Putting Edge Mini Golf

Take your date to the newly renovated glow-in-the-dark mini putt course, make sure to wear white so your date can see you!

Small but mighty group of throwers! #halifaxe #axethrowing #tapthataxe

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18. Throw Some Axe’s At The Timber Lounge

Grab a beer and throw an axe (hopefully not at your date) at Halifax’s new premier indoor axe throwing facility.

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Julie Hatfield

Student, Athlete, Mental Health Advocate and trying to keep up with my social life. Always have a coffee in my hand and you can usually find me with my nose in a book or too far into a Netflix Series. Follow me on Instagram @juliehatty
18 Halifax Date Ideas That Aren’t Just Dinner And A Movie