Enhance your TD Halifax Jazz Festival experience with our wonderful partners.
We are happy to provide our festival goers with the best in food, drink, transportation and accommodations.



Murphy’s Hospitality Group operates restaurants in Halifax. The Gahan House, Pickford & Black and The Barrington Steakhouse giving tourists and Haligonians alike an unforgettable experience. On site, we are excited to give our provide our guests an elevated dining experience that Murphy’s Hospitality Group is known for; with options for everyone for every type of meal, whatever you’re looking for delicious pub-style finger food, our famous east-coast seafood or higher-end options, Murphy’s Hospitality Group will satisfy your cravings.

On site at the festival, we will have a fully-stocked bar at the TD Main Stage offering a variety of beverages made right here, in Atlantic Canada. The local lineup includes; beers from Garrison Brewing Company, Moosehead Radlers, Bulwark Cider, Blue Lobster Vodka Soda, and Colliding Tides Gin Fizz. There will also be as a selection of international reds and whites, such as Two Oceans Wine and a variety of spirits including Goslings Rum.

See our Friends of the Festival section below for deals, specials & more!



With three convenient Halifax locations Discount Car and Truck Rental, is a great option if you are looking to explore Halifax and surrounding areas. Offering a large selection of quality vehicles with low-cost offers.

If you are travelling from Maine, Prince Edward Island or New Brunswick, we recommend Bay and Northumberland Ferries. Taking the ferry not only saves you hours of driving, but it also lets you relax and enjoy the amazing views and we have a special TD Halifax Jazz Festival discount. Book online at ferries.ca or by phone 1-877-762-7245 using the promo code “HJFNS”. The discount will be available for travel between the dates of July 2nd through July 21st. Bookings can take place anytime up until July 21st and are subject to availability. This discount is valid for one-way and return travel. This offer cannot be combined with any other offers.


If you’re driving from PEI, New Brunswick, Quebec, Ontario, taking a Bay or Northumberland Ferry into Nova Scotia, or flying straight into Halifax, make sure to download Ferry directions and information in our How To Get Here guide!



Located less than a 2 minute walk away from the festival, we are thrilled to partner with The Westin Nova Scotian.

Offering first-class accommodations in a beautiful, historic building overlooking the Halifax Harbour. www.thewestinnovascotian.com


Named one of the Top 10 Global DESTINATIONS ON THE RISE in TripAdvisor's 2018 Travellers' Choice Awards - Halifax is alive with history, music, art, food, drink, nightlife, and nature.

Click to see the Halifax visitor’s guide from Discover Halifax.


Check out all the amazing specials our Festival Friends have in store for you!

1684 Barrington Street, Halifax, NS
Website/Facebook/Instagram (902) 800-3155

Show your HJF ticket and get 10% off your order! And while you’re there, check out their feature Jazz Fest cocktail called The Parker Julep: a fresh and inviting take on the classic Mint Julep, sweet yet sour. A perfect palate cleanser to follow a fast tempo set, just as Charlie Parker would have done. Don’t drink the Julep. Let the Julep drink you. Bourbon, bitter Amaro, grapefruit cordial, fresh lime & mint.


The Watch That Ends The Night 
15 Kings Wharf Pl, Unit 104, Dartmouth NS
Website/Facebook/Instagram (902) 402-9009

Check out their Jazz Fest feature cocktail - “The Fire House Five Plus Two".  It's named after a well known jazz band from New Orleans - a twist on a hurricane cocktail: Cuban white rum, Jamaican over proof rum, bitter bianco amaro, guava juice, lemon juice, grenadine & cinnamon syrup.


Barrington Steakhouse
1662 Barrington Street, Halifax, NS
Website/Facebook/Instagram/Twitter (902) 407-5001

Present your HJF ticket and get one of the following drinks for free!
- Blueberry Ale
- Beach Chair
- Colliding Tides

Baton Rouge
1877 Hollis Street, Halifax, NS
Website/Facebook/Instagram (902) 407-0007

Check out the “Sax on the Beach” feature cocktail! Made with Raspberry Sour Puss, Jim Beam bourbon, Peach schnapps, orange juice, mango juice and topped with ginger beer.

Waffle Love
2082 Gottingen Street, Halifax, NS
Facebook/Instagram (902) 445-5683 

Visit Waffle Love and order their Shelia E inspired Waffle! Passion for Percussion Waffle: Crunchy peanut butter spread and a chocolate drumstick ice cream a top a hot waffle covered in bananas, whipped cream, and chopped peanuts drizzled in chocolate sauce. 

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Cabin Coffee
1554 Hollis Street, Halifax, NS

Visit Cabin Coffee and order their $2 slightly sweetened Herbal Iced Tea made with dried fruit from Wayu. A perfect way to cool down.

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Stayner’s Wharf
5075 George St. Halifax, NS
Website/Facebook/Instagram (902) 492-1800

Show your HJF ticket for 15% off your entire bill! (Food must be purchased). Plus, check out their signature Cocktail called “Canadian Jazz”: Pinnacle Vodka, Raspberry Liqueur, Pineapple Juice.
Stayner’s Wharf have one of the longest running Jazz matinees on the East Coast every Sunday from 5-9 pm.

Woozles Children’s Bookstore
1533 Birmingham Street, Halifax, NS
Website/Facebook (902) 423-7626

Join Woozles at Halifax Public Gardens on July 9 for story time! Visit their Facebook page for your chance to win two tickets to Ms. Lisa Fischer on July 13th.

The Carleton
1685 Argyle Street, Halifax, NS
Website/Facebook/Instagram/Twitter (902) 422-6335

Check out their Jazz Fest feature Cocktail!

Fantasie Music
5512 Spring Garden Road, Halifax, NS 
Website/Facebook/Twitter (902) 407-2204

Check out Fantasie Music on social media for your chance to win two tickets to Ms. Lisa Fischer on Saturday, July 13th.

1673 Barrington Street, Halifax, NS

Highwayman have put together a New Orleans inspired $12 cocktail menu!

2 Doors Down
1533 Barrington Street, Halifax, NS
Website/Facebook/Instagram (902) 422-4224

Get 15% off food with presentation of Jazz Festival tickets on the day of the show that the tickets are for. They will also be offering a Jazz inspired feature cocktail!

Rousseau Chocolatier
5151 South Street, Halifax, NS
Website/Facebook/Instagram/Twitter (902) 802-6463

Show your HJF ticket and receive a 20% discount at their Cafe and Dairy Bar!

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Halifax Distilling Co.
668 Lower Water St, Halifax, NS
Website/Facebook/Instagram/Twitter (902) 431-0505

Swing by Hfx Distilling with your ticket or pass for your chance to win a prize pack from HDC!

Chives Canadian Bistro
1537 Barrington Street, Halifax, NS
Website/Facebook/Instragram (902) 420-9626 

Get 15% off food with presentation of Jazz Festival tickets on the day of the show that the tickets are for. They will also be offering a Jazz inspired feature cocktail!

Stubborn Goat
1579 Grafton Street, Halifax, NS
Website/Facebook/Instagram/Twitter (902) 405-4554

Get 15% off food with presentation of Jazz Festival tickets on the day of the show that the tickets are for!

1536 Brunswick St. Halifax, NS
Website/Facebook/Instagram (902) 429-3034

Mention you’re going to the Jazz Fest and pick up a $3 cappuccino (hot or iced) deal!

Antojo Tacos & Tequila
1667 Argyle St, Halifax, NS
Website/Facebook/Instagram/Twitter (902) 405-2790

Get 15% off food with presentation of Jazz Festival tickets on the day of the show that the tickets are for!

Durty Nelly’s 
1645 Argyle St, Halifax, NS
Website/Facebook/Instagram/Twitter (902) 406-7640

Get 15% off food with presentation of Jazz Festival tickets on the day of the show that the tickets are for!

World Tea House
1592 Argyle Street, Halifax, NS
Website/Facebook/Twitter (902) 422-8327

Show your HJF ticket for 15% off all made beverages!

Tart & Soul
6389 Coburg Rd, Halifax, NS
Facebook/Twitter (902) 431-8272

Show your HJF ticket for 10% off!

The Bicycle Thief
1475 Lower Water Street, at Bishop’s Landing, Halifax, NS
Website/Facebook/Instagram (902) 425-7993

The Bicycle Thief is only steps away from our Waterfront TD Main Stage, the perfect spot to hit before or after the show.

Rum Runners
Bishop’s Landing, 1479 Lower Water Street, Halifax, Nova Scotia
Website / (902) 421-6079

Show your HJF ticket and receive 10% off!