Shopping in Halifax

There are a variety of places for shopping in Halifax, Nova Scotia. There are several shopping areas in downtown Halifax. Specialty shops are located in historic warehouses in the downtown area. Chain stores at Bayers Lake Business Park and Halifax Shopping Centre sell a variety of merchandise.

Dresden Row in downtown Halifax has specialty shops. It can be reached by bus. Men will find suits and other clothing at The Suitor Company. Gourmet cooks will enjoy the kitchen products at Cucina Moderna and the selection of gourmet food at Pete's Frootique. Shoppers can pick up wine to go with the food at Premier Wine &Spirits.

The Park Lane Mall is a block from Dresden Row. Shoppers can find gifts at Things Engraved and cards to go with the gifts at Carlton Cards. People planning a vacation can buy clothes for the trip at Olsen Europe and luggage at Kelly's Luggage.

There are more specialty shops near Dresden Row and Park Lane. Jennifer's of Nova Scotia has crafts made by local artists. Couture stationery is sold at Duly Noted.

The Historic Properties district is on the waterfront in the downtown area. Shops here are in warehouses that were built in the late 1700s and the early 1800s. Paintings and carvings by Canadian artists are for sale at The Puffin. Carrefour Atlantic Emporium has visual art, literature and crafts created by Canadian artists. The selection of items at Aitkens Pewter includes tableware, miniatures and jewelry. Clothes are sold at the Bounty Boutique, and shoppers will find shoes to wear with the clothes at Quality Footwear. This area can be reached by bus.

Bayers Lake Business Park is about seven miles from downtown Halifax. Shoppers can stock up on groceries and household items at Walmart and Costco. There are several bus stops near this shopping center.

The Halifax Shopping Centre is about three miles west of downtown Halifax. There are several bus stops with a quarter mile of the stores here. Sears and Walmart are two of the large stores here. Some of the smaller stores are Sephora, Payless Shoes, Banana Republic and GameStop. Groceries are available at Sobeys.