Your Local Guide to March Break in Halifax

March 5th, 2021 Posted by blog, Nova Scotia No Comment yet

With March Break quickly approaching, you might be on the lookout for fun activities to do around Halifax. We’ve put together a handy guide to help you find great offers at local businesses through GetintheLoop! There’s something for everyone, so be sure to download the free app if you’re not already a member.

Plan a Staycation in Halifax

Sutton Place

We all wish we could take a luxury vacation to an exotic locale, but for now, a cozy staycation close to home still provides a much-needed getaway from the daily grind. Check out these great offers to help you plan the perfect staycation to suit you and your family.

The Lord Nelson Hotel & Suites’ Just for Fun package has all you need for a great staycation in downtown Halifax. From $139 per night, enjoy a stay in their stylishly renovated classic accommodation. Includes free heated underground parking and everyone’s favourite comfort food – a large pizza and two-litre soda!

Lord Nelson Hotel & Suites

Looking to add some excitement to your family staycation? Book a getaway in the city with Four Points by Sheraton’s Discovery Center Package. Let the kids burn off some energy with a family pass to the Discovery Center before relaxing at the hotel to enjoy a comfortable night’s sleep.

Looking for an extended staycation? With Sutton Place Hotels’ Stay Longer, Save More offer, you could save up to 45% on your booking. The longer you stay, the more you save. This hotel is nestled in the heart of downtown Halifax — perfectly located for exploring the city.

Fun for Kids and Kids at Heart

Nearby Planet VR

Keep the kids active during their school break or enjoy letting loose yourself with some fun and adventure right here in Halifax.

Blast away the winter blues with an exhilarating trip to Action Laser Tag. Exclusively for GetintheLoop members, sign up for their punch card offer and you’ll receive two free plays (an hour for you and a friend) after you play at their facility four times.

Underground Snax

If you’re looking for a unique activity that everyone will love, look no further than Nearby Planet VR they offer a range of VR experiences for kids and adults. Can’t escape the city? Book a private room and escape reality instead… or try your hand at an out of this world VR Escape Room challenge.

Turn back the clock and feel like a kid again at Underground Snax. This Quinpool shop is a purveyor of unique drinks and snacks from all corners of the globe and even straight back in time. Check out their selection of crazy flavours and nostalgic treats you can’t find anywhere else and take advantage of their daily deals, such as Munchies Monday (10% off chips and theatre box candy), Wonka Wednesday (15% off chocolate bars).

Unwind with a Spa Service


We should all make time this month for a little self-care. Treat yourself to some pampering and feel refreshed with these great salon offers.

Brighten up your look and your mood with a relaxing treatment at RosyGlow Esthetics. Let them help enhance your natural beauty with a nail, lash or skincare service that suits you. Book a facial or a lash lift and sign up for their punch card offer – you’ll receive a free service after you’ve booked six!

Fauna Sugaring

Treat your skin like you live in it! Sugaring is an all-natural hair removal method that’ll leave your skin feeling silky smooth. Fauna Sugaring is offering 15% off your first visit, exclusively for GetintheLoop members. Get ready for spring with a sugaring service in Fauna’s beautiful new North End space.

Want to look refreshed even if you can’t take a vacation? Uptown Salon and Spa is offering a March Special on Dermaplaning – just $45.  This manual exfoliation method removes surface debris, evens skin tone, removes fine facial hair, and diminishes fine lines and wrinkles. Your skin will be glowing for weeks!

Indulge in Some Retail Therapy

Halifax Shopping Centre

We’ve all become online ordering pros this past year, but nothing beats a day out to browse your favourite boutiques in person. Plan a shopping trip in the city and make a day out of it!

If you want to refresh your winter to spring wardrobe with some gorgeous vintage pieces, KingsPIER Curated Collections has you covered! When you’re finished hunting through their treasure trove of clothing and accessories, stop by the Stubborn Goat for a pint and enjoy some live music (Thursday through Sunday).

Carmel City

Carmel City has an incredible selection of LA-inspired women’s clothing and accessories, and they’ve got lots of new items arriving all the time. If you’ve worked up an appetite while you were shopping, pop into Indochine and enjoy a Banh Mi and a smoothie for just $12 — exclusively for GetintheLoop members!

For everything you need, you can’t beat the variety at the Halifax Shopping Centre. When you’re all shopped out, stop by one of their Terrace eateries. Sign up for their punch card offer on GetintheLoop and enjoy a free meal after six purchases!

Stay Home and Chill

Jost Vineyards

For those work-from-home-aholics sometimes taking a break is as simple as closing the laptop and indulging in some simple pleasures from the comfort of your couch.

Treat yourself to an at-home wine tasting with Jost Vineyards! They’re offering a March Madness mixed wine case for $239.99. Featuring cool whites, refreshing fizz, maple to celebrate the season and topped off with 12 cans of Nova Scotia’s #1 selling Tidal Bay. The best part is you can have them delivered right to your doorstep!

Need a holiday from cooking? Murphy Hospitality Group has you covered. Have a decadent night in with takeout from The Barrington Steakhouse, enjoy a seafood soirée at home with Pickford & Black, or bring the pub to you with a meal from Gahan House.

If you’re taking it easy at home, be sure to first visit MaryJanes Smoke Shop. Exclusively for GetintheLoop members, they’re offering 10% off everything in-store and online. Scoop up all the essentials for a relaxing night in!


These are just some of the amazing offers and businesses you’ll see on GetintheLoop. For even more exciting offers, download the app and become a member today. Support local businesses in Halifax and have a great time while you’re doing it!

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