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FOOD+ART A Culinary Artwalk

culinary artwalk in Downtown Halifax with local restaurants

7:00 PM

Friday Night Downtown Halifax

August 22

Join us for a guided tour of four local art galleries in Halifax’s historic downtown, paired with onsite tastings from popular local eateries.  Your tour begins at the Mary E Black Gallery at the Halifax Seaport with an exploration of innovative artwork and tastings provided by Fruition (Halifax Seaport Farmers’ Market).  The route moves along to Hollis street for a sampling of handmade artisan chocolates by Rousseau Chocolatier onsite at Studio 21 Fine Art Gallery before viewing the exhibits on display.  After a quick walk to Barrington Street, visit the lovely folks at Argyle Fine Art and sample various Vietnamese inspired tastings by Indochine Bahn Mi while taking in an array of ecclectic works.  The tour wraps up with a guided walk through the many rooms at the venerable Zwicker’s Gallery on Doyle Street,  with tasty treats to sample from Tom’s Little Havana across the street.

Tour begins 7:00 pm sharp at Mary E Black Gallery (tour finish: approx 9:00 pm Doyle Street).  All tickets must be purchased in advance.  Please bring printed ticket to tour departure site (Mary E Black Gallery).  Unfortunately, we are unable to accommodate special food requests or dietary restrictions.  Please contact Local Tasting Tours for more information.


Sausage Fest Tour

sausage fest Halifax

Sausage Themed HFX NORTH Food Tours during Sausage Fest 2014!

Sausage Fest 2014


For 10 days this August, Nova Scotians will have access to a wide range of restaurant and retail specials where the sausage takes centre stage, along with an amazing series of pop-up events. Halifax, Lunenburg, and the Annapolis Valley will be THE place to be from August 14 – 24, and this website is where you will have access to all Sausage Fest activities.

Try a sausage themed Food Tour

During Sausage Fest week in Halifax, Local Tasting Tours will be operating the

HFX NORTH Craft Beer and Food Tour

with a tasting menu designed to highlight a brand new sausage theme in honor of the best of Nova Scotian sausage making and chefs.  Taste innovative sausage plates, locally cured meats, and sausage inspired dishes along with all the other goodies and local craft beer presented on this delicious exploration of Halifax’s newest culinary district in the North End.

Thursday August 14

Friday August 15

Saturday August 16

Thursday August 21

Friday August 22

Saturday August 23

Sausage Fest 2014