If you feel like money is a little tight this summer and are dying for some cheaper alternatives, we've got your back. Halifax is filled with a bunch of bank account friendly activities that some people may not know about.

READ MORE: Goat Yoga Is A Thing In Halifax And You Need To Try It Out

Give yourself the fun and enjoyable summer you deserve! Below is a list of just a handful of these activities for you and your squad to enjoy this summer.

via @sam_kim77

Explore Point Pleasant Park

Grab a book, pack a picnic or put on some good walking shoes and just explore! You can spend hours getting lost in Point Pleasant, all while not spending even a nickel.

via @jules_2280

Go to a Free Concert

You can catch free concerts at both Alderney Landing in Dartmouth and at The Grand Parade in Halifax all summer long!

via @mattmossop

Go to the Beach

Only a short drive out of the city, why not go out to Lawrencetown Beach for a swim or to just explore? You can also go to Rainbow Haven in Dartmouth if you're looking for a more relaxed beach experience.

via @jabestwick

Use your Canada Discover Pass

Since it's Canada's 150th Birthday, you should definitely get your hands on a Free Discover Pass. Use your pass to go to the Citadel, Georges Island, and so much more. Check out a list of parks to explore here.

via @keltieoconnor

Rollerskate at the Oval

Trade your ID in for a Free Rental or bring your own skates to enjoy an afternoon of skating around the Emera Oval.

via @evancameron

Bake a treat in the Dartmouth Park Oven

Stop by this volunteer-run outdoor, wood burning oven on Thursday or Saturday for their Open Oven time! Bring your own tasty treats to make too!

via @coreyross64

Go Kayaking in the Shubie Canal

For only $10 you can go kayaking down the Shubie Canal in Dartmouth. While you're there, explore the park and learn about its rich history! 

Explore the Art Gallery of Nova Scotia

With ticket prices ranging from $7 with a valid Student ID to $12 for adults, this a super-affordable way to have fun and not break the bank. Spend some time appreciating some local art and check out Maude Lewis' house!

via @c_hadly

Climb the Dingle Tower

Get outside and get a good leg workout! Not to mention, the view of the ocean is spectacular.

Stop by the Garrison Brewery

Make your way down to the Garrison Brewery for $2 beer samplers! This is a great way to find out what you may like in a beer and doesn't hurt your bank account too much. 

via @martinefrancis

Spend time at the Boardroom Cafe

For only $5, you can spend an evening playing all the board games your want! The perfect way to have fun and not break the bank. 

Go to The Canadian Museum of Immigration at Pier 21

A great way to learn about Canada and maybe even some of your own family's history! Tickets are only 12.61 or 8.04 with a student ID!

via @realestateiswhatido

Try out Cosmic Bingo

For only one book at $9, spend an evening playing cosmic bingo and win yourself some money!

via @alicethewhiterabbit

Visit The Canadian Sea Turtle Network

Near the Halifax Boardwalk, there's an awesome hut the Canadain Sea Turtle Network has set up for locals and tourists to learn more about the magnificent creatures! Definitely, stop by this summer!

via @toreysmith

Go Canoeing on Northwest Arm

Every Saturday and Sunday throughout the summer, the Saint Mary's Boat Club offers free Canoe Rentals for one hour and provides all the safety equipment as well!

Comments are now closed.
Account Settings
Share Feedback
Log Out

Register this device to receive push notifications