Chart your course to visit one of the world’s most spectacular coastlines.
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.
Follow along and share your experiences.
Learn more about the mix of projects and events on the waterfronts.
Need more information? Get in touch with us.
Together, we are building waterfronts that are experiential and economic hubs for all Nova Scotians.
Building on the greatness of the ocean since 1976.
Meet the Waterfront Development team.
Meet our Board of Directors.
Become a steward of a rising tide.
Want to keep the kids busy this March Break? From camps to day adventures and exploring local gems, we have you covered!
LEARNING & FUN
What better way to keep the kids moving and excited this March Break then to learn new things they’re interested in.
Discovery Centre – has activities lined up all day for our March Breakers visiting from PE. For the tech junkie or robot enthusiasts their sure to have fun learning and experimenting!
Art Gallery of Nova Scotia – has art camps day offered this week on Wednesday. Hands-on art activities in the studio and visits to the various exhibitions for inspiration! Primary – Grade 6
Explore downtown and hop on the ferry headed to Halifax or Dartmouth.
Being on the harbour is an adventure in its own, but you can also head to the new Discovery Centre on the Halifax Waterfront or explore The Craig Art Gallery at Alderney Landing, or grab a snack and one of the downtown spots!
Maritime Museum of the Atlantic
On Wednesday’s through out the month they host Welcome Wednesday to explore the museum and enjoy their puppet theatre, activity and colouring sheets, crafts and books in both official languages and Arabic for young readers.
Visit Pier 21 and the travelling exhibit visiting Halifax. Canada: Day 1 opens on March 18. Discover newcomers’ similar and contrasted experiences on their first day of arrival in Canada spanning from confederation to present day!
Discover Your Adventure
At the new Discovery Centre you can create your own adventure! Drop some tracks in the professional recording booth, taking flight in the thrilling flight simulator, learning about the brain game and how the brain helps build your health, get creative in the innovation lab and so much more.
The Discovery Centre is open 10 am – 5 pm every day, with extended free evening from 5 – 8 pm on Wednesdays.
Have you explored our local farmers markets lately?
The Halifax Seaport Market is open all week long!
Tuesday – Friday 10 am – 5 pm
Saturday 7 am – 3 pm
Sunday 9 am – 3 pm
Historic Brewery Market is open Saturday 7 am – 1 pm
Alderney Landing Market is open Saturday 8 am – 1 pm & Sunday 11 am – 3 pm
Explore a local day trip and head to Lunenburg for their Thursday Lunenburg Farmers Market 8:30 am – 12 pm
If you’re headed to the waterfront this March Break make sure to check out the parking options along the waterfront
What ever you get up to this March Break we hope you have a fun time!