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 projects.
Harnessing the potential of Nova Scotia.
Learn more about Nova Scotia’s developments.
Follow along and share your experiences.
Learn more about the mix of projects and events on the waterfronts.
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Together, we are building a Nova Scotia that is experiential and economic hub for all Nova Scotians.
Building on the greatness of the ocean since 1976.
Meet the Develop Nova Scotia Team.
Meet our Board of Directors.
Become a steward of a rising tide.
We’re kicking off another exciting season of waterfront events! Starting with the free, all ages ECMA 30th Anniversary Waterfront Kick Off Concert May 2 on the Halifax waterfront, it’s a full line up including Oceans Week HFX, Route Halifax Saint Pierre Ocean Race, Bedford Days, TD Halifax Jazz Festival, Halifax Ribfest, Lunenburg Folk Harbour Festival, Halifax International Busker Festival, the new Mosaic Festival, Nocturne Art at Night, Christkindl Market and many more.
Hammocks, the Sea Dome, museums, beach volleyball courts, community dancing, and fantastic local tastes, shops and experiences are all on deck (or opening soon!).
More than 40 events are hosted on the waterfronts annually including a number of community walks and runs.
Click here for our events list. Check out Downtown Halifax, Discover Halifax, Alderney Landing and Lunenburg Board of Trade for more ideas.
Eats & Treats
Enjoy local fare, seasonal and year-round shops and experiences on and around the waterfronts.