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Waterfront parking is where downtown begins.
Here are some additional ways to access our waterfront.
A bustling seaside playground where people of all ages and backgrounds come to explore and experience the best of Nova Scotia.
A seaside destination for the entire family.
Where cultural and seafaring experiences meet a new ocean economy.
A UNESCO World Heritage Site where Nova Scotia’s seafaring history comes to life.
See what’s happening on the waterfront.
Four unique waterfronts filled with experiences for all ages.
A waterfront view makes everything taste better.
Take advantage of free Wi-Fi.
Learn more about recent waterfront developments.
Our open space Master Plan is in-progress.
Harnessing the potential of our waterfronts.
Learn more about Nova Scotia’s waterfronts.
News from the water’s edge.
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Learn more about the mix of projects and events on the waterfronts.
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Together, we are building waterfronts that are experiential and economic hubs for all Nova Scotians.
Building on the greatness of the ocean since 1976.
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Become a steward of a rising tide.
Parking Notice: As of Monday, November 28, 2016 Cable Wharf parking lot (1751 Lower Water Street) will be closed to facilitate site preparation for the upcoming Queen’s Marque project. (Closure takes effect overnight Sunday). Hourly, daily, overnight parking is still available in various lots Lower Water Street lots including Maritime Museum of the Atlantic, Foundation Place, Salter, Bishop’s Landing, and Cunard. As well, various other waterfront and downtown parking options exist.
Click here for the Parking Map (as of November, 2016)
The holidays arrived at the waterfront and it’s a great time of year to explore local shops, experiences and dining!
Check out all the holiday markets and craft fairs happening on the waterfront, and enjoy FREE parking Saturdays from November 26 to December 31.
Looking for that special gift (or a treat for yourself)? Amos Pewter fans old and new, will find their new pop up shop at Historic Properties. And of course NovaScotian Crystal, Murphy’s The Cable Wharf and Bishop’s Landing are year-round destinations along the waterfront.
Take in maritime history with something for everyone at Maritime Museum of the Atlantic, featuring various displays, exhibits and free Tuesday night talks.
For foodie fans, visit Waterfront Warehouse, Murphy’s the Cable Wharf Restaurant, spots at Bishop’s Landing, The Historic Farmers’ Market, and the Halifax Seaport Farmers’ Market. For more year-round ideas check here.
Casino Nova Scotia is open year round on the Halifax waterfront and often hosts great acts. Or catch a play or performance at spots like Neptune Theatre or Symphony Nova Scotia.
Take in event season with holiday faves such as the Halifax Lights Holiday Market, and on the Dartmouth waterfront Christkindl Market, plus a full suite of plays and productions at Alderney Theatre. Don’t forget to share your waterfront experiences. #mywaterfront