Wedding and engagement photography

Halifax Citadel National Historic Site

Capture unique vintage-inspired wedding photos throughout the Halifax Citadel National Historic Site.

Outdoor spaces

The Parade Square and Garrison Grounds.

Indoor spaces

The Garrison, Naval, and Artillery Rooms, North Front Casemates, and Soldiers’ Library and Coffee Bar.

Book a Highlander

Book or rent a kilted Highlander or piper for private events.

This heritage setting of stone and iron overlooking the city of Halifax is a unique backdrop unlike any other. Incorporate the site’s historic architecture, breathtaking vistas or kilted Highlanders into your shots to create a wedding album you will cherish forever.

Wedding photography permits

A permit is required for all wedding photography.

The application must be completed in advance of your scheduled shoot.

Cost: See prices


The Halifax Citadel is accessible year-round as a location for engagement and wedding photos.

Wedding photography takes place while the site is open to the public. After hours photography can be arranged for an additional fee.


Call 902-426-5080 or email to request a wedding photography permit or for more information.

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