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.
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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.
Meet the Waterfront Development team.
Meet our Board of Directors.
Become a steward of a rising tide.
The Waterfront Hammocks project, on the Halifax waterfront, was recognized with an Award of Excellence as part of the 2018 Halifax Urban Design Awards program. Thanks to Halifax Planning, our project partners at Outside Planning and Design Studio! and Eagle Beach Contractors and to all of the winners! And thanks to everyone for enjoying them.
The 2018 Halifax Urban Design Awards honour excellence in the field and celebrate many important contributions to the community. On May 4, 2018 award winners were celebrated in a ceremony at the O’Regan Hall in the Halifax Central Library. Award ceremonies will be held every two years to honour design excellence in five categories.