March 23 – 29, 2017


Halifax Burger Week is a city wide burger-eating celebration and fundraiser for Feed Nova Scotia. Over 95 restaurants will create unique burger specials for one week only. Burgers will be either have a set price of $6 OR a higher price with a portion being donated by the restaurant to Feed Nova Scotia. Halifax Burger Week started in 2013 by Coast Publishing, publisher of The Coast and Food + Drink City Guides.

The official 2017 Burger Week passport is hot off the grill!

Burger Week Contests & Preview

Win a ride in a brand-new MINI

Halifax Burger Week has teamed up on O’Regan’s MINI Halifax to bring you a tasty car service. When you see the Burger Week-branded MINI on the road or parked outside an official BW restaurant, post a photo and tag #BurgerValet. Tagged photos will be entered to win 1 of 7 drives in a 2017 MINI Clubman. Your private driver will pick up you and your crew, and drive you to the restaurant of your choice and back. Click here for contest details.

Win beer for a year

Get your passport stamped at 3 or more official locations during Burger Week and be entered in a draw to win beer for a year from Hop City’s Barking Squirrel!

Burger Week 2016

Take a look at our wrap video from last year and see what you missed during #hfxburgerweek ’16.

Latest Burger Week News

  • Greasy jams from BurgerFriesPop and other ways to enjoy Halifax Burger Week (if you needed more than burgers)!   The time has come for burgers and beers and all that’s in between, Halifax Burger Week is but two days away and we are chomping at the bit to get started! If burgers weren’t enough for you this week here are more to sink your teeth into #HFXBurgerWeek! Check out the BurgerFriesPop EP Release, March 24th @ The Local The perfect band to enjoy while chowing down on the Derby Chuck at The Local! BurgerFriesPop is a band who knows how to rock with the best of them! In their words they are “A melting pot of New Wave, Surf, Funk, and good ol’ blistering Rock n’ Roll”! Check out their EP Release this Halifax Burger Week and enjoy their “hot, greasy, and at the same time, fresh” sound! You can get a taste......

  • Hot off the grill—ummm, the press—the Burger Week passports are here. These handsome and handy items are part guide to the 95+ official BW participants, part your ticket to win beer for a year. Carry your passport on your burgerlicious adventures to get it stamped at every BW location where you eat during the week. Getting three (or more) stamps makes your passport eligible for the prize draw from Hop City’s Barking Squirrel lager, so then you put it in the ballot box at any BW restaurant or drop it off at The Coast to be entered in the April 4 draw. We’re getting passports to official BW locations now. You’ll be able to find yours there. Happy travels....

  • Here’s how you enter to win beer for a year from Hop City’s Barking Squirrel*: Pick up the official passport at a participating location. Get your passport stamped at 3 or more official locations during Burger Week. Drop off your passport at official locations or at The Coast, 2309 Maynard Street, Halifax.   *No cash value. Prize awarded as 52 x $25 Moosehead Cold Beer Store gift cards. Winner will be chosen by random draw on Friday April 4 and will be contacted by email. The winner must be 19 years of age or older and must prove age with photo ID....

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Halifax Burger Week – March 23-29, 2017

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