88 Chain Lake Drive, Halifax, NS, Canada, B3S 1A2
Phone: (902) 405 4555 Fax: (902) 405 4025
Here's where you'll find the IMAX experience in Atlantic Canada. The Rolling Stones, dinosaurs and underwater creatures have all been featured for little more than the cost of a regular ticket. In addition to the IMAX, Empire theater boasts 17 normal sized screens where you can see the latest Hollywood offerings. The place buzzes with video games and a huge snack counter. If you want to make a day of shopping and viewing, Empire 18 Cinemas and IMAX Theatre, Bayers Lake is a good choice since it is located near dozens of major stores. Check website or call for details.
The Bella Rose Arts Centre is an art and culture hub in Halifax. Located centrally, close to the Halifax West High School, this center is a versatile performing arts space. All genres of music find expression at the concerts in Bella Rose, while various forms of theater, music and contemporary art are experimented with. From classical music to modern dance, art reaches a level of perfection at the Bella Rose Arts Centre. The venue is also available for staging dramas and local cultural events of Halifax. Call for ticket information.
Exhibition Park is home to several major trade shows and fairs, and owns about 1,02,000 square feet of exhibition space. This trade show center offers free parking space for about 2000 cars and welcomes cultural and trade events of all kinds. Hosting trade fairs throughout the year, Exhibition Park has gained commercial importance in the city and is very well-equipped to support major events. For further details, please check the website.
Dooly's is one of your classier poolrooms. Mostly thronged by youngsters, this place is spotless. If you want to entertain a big crowd, Dooley's can handle up to 300 for special events. There are dozens of tables, fireplaces for added atmosphere and friendly staff. Located downtown, it's easily accessible; just a few minutes walk from any of the major hotels. Dooley's is a great place to spend a rainy afternoon.
The Music Room is a dynamic music venue that is home to a broad range of music events and shows from time to time. Brilliant lighting and acoustics and a fabulous Steinway Grand ensure that your musical extravaganzas are a huge success. It is also home to a multitude of music concerts which form part of the Nova Scotia Music Festival. Call for more details.
Here's a rarity, a single-screen theater. If you long for the days when going to a movie was simply going to a movie, check out the Oxford. The seats are comfortable, the room is lovely and there is a balcony if you like to look down upon things. Although most of the movies are from the Hollywood, they often play the more artistic types. Call to check for a benefit showing at midnight; you might be able to watch one of your favorites for cheap and help someone raise a few dollars.
Situated in a prime location, Halifax Forum Complex is a spacious and versatile arena for an extensive range of events. This expansive venue comprises of two ice surfaces and a main rink with a 6000 seating capacity, providing the perfect setting for ice-skating competitions. Bingo games, concerts and other functions can also be held here. The office hours are from Monday to Friday from 8a to 4.30p.
Located within the Halifax Forum Complex, The Forum covers 22,835 square meters (245 793.894 square feet) of exhibition space available for a myriad of events. The venue is often used for sporting, business as well as private events. For more information, call ahead or check out their website.
Housed within the Halifax Forum Complex, Civic Centre covers a large area and also includes two conference rooms. The venue is often used for sporting, business as well as private events. For more information, call ahead or check out their website.
Established in 1905, first in Agricola street, the Mayflower Curling Club is one of the most prime locations in Nova Scotia for curling matches and events. The club was unfortunately destroyed in the Halifax explosion of 1917, after which it was moved to its current location on the Monaghan Drive in 1962. Host to curling events in the Canada Winter Games of 2011, the Mayflower curling rinks ranks one of the best in the city.
The Italian Canadian Cultural Association is best known for offering a myriad of facilities for a variety of private and cultural events. The facility host a number of events including concerts and conferences that promote the Italian culture. For more information, do call ahead.
Established in 1942, Queen Elizabeth High School is old and trusted institution of the city. The school's auditorium is a well-equipped space with a seating capacity for over 1000 people. Several successful school events have taken place here. The auditorium is also available for private hire. Call to know more.