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Royal Nova Scotia International Tattoo

1800 Argyle St | Scotiabank Centre, Halifax, Nova Scotia B3J 3N8, Canada
+1 902-451-1221
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Spectacular!

If you do nothing else in Nova Scotia, you must see the Tattoo. It is a brilliant collection of... read more

Reviewed 10 July 2017
Ted S
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Bowmanville, Canada
Worth every penny!

We took our 6 year old grandson so this years tattoo. It had been a few years since we'd been there... read more

Reviewed 10 July 2017
CRP94
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Dartmouth, Canada
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The Royal Nova Scotia International Tattoo is a week-long event held every year in one of Canada’s most beautiful provinces.Take part in educational workshops, exciting festival events and of course, our daily two-and-a-half hour show jam-packed with world-class entertainment, sure to delight the whole family.This show is fast-paced – every scene only lasts about 3-6 minutes, so there is always something new to see and experience.Looking for a taste of true Nova Scotia? There’s bagpipes, highland dancers, la culture de l’acadie and military traditions.Hoping for something more modern? The Tattoo also features innovative acrobatic acts, modern music, contemporary dancing, trampoline routines and cutting-edge videos.Don't miss the world’s largest annual indoor show. Only in Nova Scotia.
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1800 Argyle St | Scotiabank Centre, Halifax, Nova Scotia B3J 3N8, Canada
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Reviewed 10 July 2017

If you do nothing else in Nova Scotia, you must see the Tattoo. It is a brilliant collection of choreographed acts that will cause jaw dropping excitement. Aside from the traditional marching pipe and drum bands, we were entertained by European acrobats and troupes that...More

Thank Ted S
Reviewed 10 July 2017

We took our 6 year old grandson so this years tattoo. It had been a few years since we'd been there so we were excited on two fronts. What a wonderful afternoon! The performances were great! There is something for everyone and non stop entertainment...More

Thank CRP94
Reviewed 9 July 2017 via mobile

Three hours of outstanding entertainment. Over 500 performers from several countries. Not to be missed if in Halifax during performance dates.

Thank GaryThompson_12
Reviewed 9 July 2017

What an Experience, especially on Canada's 150th Birthday. We arrive on a cruise ship which docked about a 30 minute walk from the ScotiaBank Center - Home of the Tattoo. For those unfamiliar, Tattoo is a military-themed celebration with military bands, bagpipers, and several other...More

Thank BSinPNS
Reviewed 8 July 2017

This was my fourth visit to the city of Halifax, and was planned on to see this event. I had visited Halifax three other times as port visit on cruises and learned that this show was held every year the first week of July. None...More

Thank ChiefSki
Reviewed 4 July 2017

It's only one week a year but it's a must-see if you can! It is a fantastic show, nearly 3 hours with one short intermission. Mostly Canadian acts but also representatives from several other countries literally around the world (e.g., UK, Russia, Australia, etc). The...More

Thank Henry B
Reviewed 2 July 2017 via mobile

I finally convinced my husband to come to the Tattoo. He was engrossed from start to finish. As always the entertainment was excellent and the production flowed seamlessly from start to finish. Second to none. Congrats to the performers organizers and crew.

Thank Gwlithyn1
Reviewed 2 July 2017 via mobile

Attended with family of 4 children for Canada Day 150 celebration. Kids were pretty bored during much of it. The hands down show stopper were the 2 Russian brothers who did hand stands and splits on top of each other. Yes I said splits on...More

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Reviewed 1 July 2017 via mobile

The Royal Nova Scotia International Tattoo is the largest indoor tattoo in the world with Canadian and international military bands, marching displays, highland-Celtic-Acadian dance, artistic performers, and acrobatic displays from around the world. It is something to behold with 3+ hours of non-stop entertainment that...More

Thank Steve G
Reviewed 1 July 2017 via mobile

We have attended the Canada Day tattoo for 4 yrs now. We love the variety and the historical remembrances. It is a great show for the whole family. Bring ear plugs if loud noises bother you, sometimes there are cannons shot.

Thank Debora S
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loleka867
25 June 2017|
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Response from Atlantic_Sparrow |
The show will be from June 26 to July 2, 2018 (see their Facebook page for announcement).
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Tracy S
2 June 2017|
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Response from RoyalNSTattoo | Property representative |
Hi Tracy, That shouldn't be an issue, you'll have a great view from a skybox! Thanks, Jess
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Phillypersons
7 May 2017|
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Response from RoyalNSTattoo | Property representative |
Hi there! You can purchase tickets online via Ticket Atlantic. TripAdvisor won't let me attach a link but if you go to Ticket Atlantic's website, you'll be able to find the Tattoo's site and purchase there. You can also... More
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