Current News & Events

Thursday, June 27, 2024

Summer Tours at Government House

Join us for free, guided tours this summer at Government House! Every Friday, Saturday, Sunday, and Monday between 10:00 AM - 3:30 PM, guests are invited to view the ceremonial home of all Nova Scotians. The tour features art, architecture, and memorabilia that represents the history and culture of the province, along with our ties to the Crown. Tours begin every 30 minutes. Advanced registration is not required to attend. Government House is located at 1451 Barrington Street, Halifax. Street parking is available on Barrington Street and the surrounding areas. Summer Tours at Province House!...
Thursday, June 20, 2024

The Annual Report is Available Now!

The Lieutenant Governor's Activity Report: 2023-24 is officially live and ready for you to explore! Join us in celebrating an extraordinary year with Their Honours! Reflect on a historic period for our province, from the Coronation of King Charles III and Queen Camilla to the inaugural visit of Her Excellency, the Right Honourable Mary Simon, Governor General of Canada. Their Honours were also present at 246 events, each one a vibrant celebration of Nova Scotia's rich culture and heritage. Experience the highlights and milestones firsthand by downloading your free PDF of the Activity...
Thursday, June 13, 2024

Join Us at the Garden Party on June 19th!

Their Honours are delighted to invite all Nova Scotians to the annual Garden Party, taking place at Government House, Halifax (1451 Barrington Street) on Wednesday , June 19 at 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM . The Garden Party is a fun afternoon where old friends are reunited and new friendships are formed on the grounds of the ceremonial home of all Nova Scotians. Inspired by the Garden Parties of Buckingham Palace, the Lieutenant Governor’s Garden Party has been an annual event in Halifax for over 100 years. It provides an opportunity for all residents and guests to visit Government House and meet...