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Summer is right around the corner and we are excited to announce our “New Place” and seasonal vendors for Halifax waterfront.
20,000 square feet of public space between Salter and Sackville Streets will house high-quality small local businesses, arts and entertainment.
The “New Place” includes Sands at Salter, a performance stage, and lots of public seating. Eight gender-neutral public washrooms, including two accessible washrooms, enhanced lighting and landscaping.
The space has yet to be named, but we will be turning to you this summer for your suggestions!
A roster of local tastes and experiences will fill the new space, starting in mid-June. Some sights and tastes you’ll remember from past years, along with a mix of new faces to the waterfront.
The vendor lineup includes:
Katch – A Modern Seafood Shack (formerly The Battered Fish)
Waterfront Pizza and Wraps
Black Bear Ice Cream
Lost Cod Clothing Co.
Canadian Sea Turtle Centre
Murphy’s Ticket Kiosk & Theodore Outlet
Stubborn Goat Beer Garden
Rosie’s Face Painting
New to the area:
Deep Sea Donuts
The Cake Lady
The Chowder House by Murphy’s
The Boat House
Second Cows Ice Cream waterfront location
Retailer Lobster Louis Taffy and Tees
NovaScotian Crystal seasonal location
Sands at Salter
Segway Nova Scotia
I Heart Bikes
HFX Beach Volleyball
New to the area:
Great EARTH Expeditions
New Scotland Clothing Co. second waterfront location
Peggy’s Cove Express
Tall Ship Silva
The Harbour Water Taxi
New to the area:
J. Farwell Sailing Co. Inc.
You can find all waterfront dinning options here and all waterfront experience and adventure here.
Ambassatours is introducing a road train shuttle service to move people north to south along Lower Water St. with stops along the boardwalk, in a continuous loop.
Waterfront Development is installing a floating sea bridge this spring, to bypass construction on the Queen’s Marque project.
And Taste of Nova Scotia is partnering Tourism Nova Scotia to bring new interactive culinary programming to an updated Visitor Information Centre
So when are you planning your trip to the waterfront?