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.
Events & Experiences
Fall is here and there are great events and experiences to take in! Here’s a look.
Bluenose Ghosts Festival
Until October 31
Get spooked with this annual favourite
Alderney Landing, Dartmouth Waterfront
Historic Properties Harvest Moon Festival
This first-time event on the Halifax waterfront takes place over 3 weekends.
Continues October 19-22 & 28
I Love Local HFX City Harvest
Explore or re-explore local shops, eateries, places and spaces city wide!
Complimentary parking in our Lower Water Street lots
Art of City Building Conference
October 22 & 23
A new conference designed to inspire conversations around people, design and placemaking. “What is the Halifax we want to be?”
Have you checked out the 50 ft geodesic dome, featuring immersive, 360° cinematic experiences?Open until October 31, Halifax waterfront
Free admission nights at Maritime Museum of the Atlantic (Tuesdays) and The Discovery Centre (Wednesdays).
Click here for more waterfront events and also visit Downtown Halifax, Discover Halifax, Alderney Landing, and Explore Lunenburg for ideas!
What would bring you to the waterfronts in the winter? Share your ideas at firstname.lastname@example.org #winterwaterfronts