Halifax is well known for its massive number of bars and sort of insane drinking habits. Although the nightlife is an awesome aspect of our city, there are tons of things to do all over the HRM aside from spending the afternoon on a patio or in a beer garden drinking. 

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From tourist attractions to things locals love, you can do a lot without a beer in your hand while in Halifax. Below is a list of super fun things you can do to make your summer awesome sans the alcohol. 

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Take a ride on the Harbour Hopper

A great way to explore the city and the harbor in the rain or shine! Never a dull moment on the Harbour Hopper. 


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Throw some axes at The Timber Lounge

Put your Lumberjacking skills to the test! Don't forget your plaid! 


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Try out Virtual Reality

Run away from the stress of reality for a while and stop by Nearby Planet and see what VR is really like! 


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Grab an ice cream at Cows

Delicious. From Wowie Cowie to PEI Strawberry, Cow's has tons of flavors to choose from!


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Check out the Citadel

Don't forget that since it's Canada's 150th Birthday, you can use your Discover Pass to get in for free!


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Rollerskate or Bike at the Emera Oval

Possibly more fun than ice skating. If you don't have your own set, you can rent rollerblades at the Oval!


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Catch a show by Shakespeare By The Sea

Performed in Point Pleasant Park, this way of experiencing Shakespeare's work is different and exciting. 


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Go kayaking in the Harbour

Get a different perspective of your city!  Kayak Halifax will take you out on three different guided tours of the harbor. 


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Take a walk through the Public Gardens

The perfect place to wander around or read a book. During the summer, there are music performances at the Gazeebo for the public to enjoy!


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Cruise the harbor on the Tall Ship Silva

Such a beautiful ship to check out right in the Halifax Harbour! You can also rent the ship for private events and parties!


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Try out a Segway Tour

Either of downtown Halifax or the Boardwalk, these tours are super fun!


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Go Swimming at Chocolate Lake

The perfect place to relax on a hot day. 


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Try Ardmore's unreal milkshakes

You'll feel like you're with Archie and the Gang at Pops.


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Visit the Halifax Seaport Farmer's Market

A great place to spend a hangover-free morning.


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Go bouldering at Seven Bays

Why not take a climb and unwind?


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Go dancing at The Seahorse Tavern 

Especially on themed nights, The Seahorse is a great place to hang out and go dancing, even if you aren't drinking. 


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Catch a movie at The Oxford Theatre

The perfect venue for an old timey movie experience in such a beautiful theatre.


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Visit the new Discovery Centre

Fun for all ages, the Discovery Centre is a great place to visit. Definitely, check out one of the Dome Shows while you're there. 


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Go Mini-Putting at The Putting Edge

Get a group together and put your putt-putt skills to the test!


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Take a class at Studio in Essence

Challenge yourself and take a class in aerial silks or pole dancing! The perfect way to have fun and get an intense workout!


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Watch an Outdoor Movie

Head over to Good Robot for an evening and relax with some friends and with some great movies! Some titles include Scott Pilgrim vs the World and The Muppet Movie.


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Go to Atlantic Playland

Feel like a kid again and go to Atlantic Playland for the day! Try out the water park, go go-karting, play some games and just have fun!


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Camp out on McNabs Island

Get a crew together on a nice weekend and book a site in the designated camping area on Mcnabs by contacting the Friends of McNabs Island Society here.  


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