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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.
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Four unique waterfronts filled with experiences for all ages.
A waterfront view makes everything taste better.
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Learn more about the mix of projects and events on the waterfronts.
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Working with new ideas and partners each year brings new ways to enjoy and explore the waterfronts.
The summer’s Free Lab project with the Dalhousie University School of Architecture resulted in additional, popular seating, near Sands at Salter. HFX Tactical Architecture draws inspiration from the relatively recent movement of citizen-led built interventions, more popularly known as “tactical urbanism,” which have sprung up across North America to improve local streets, neighbourhoods and urban spaces.
On the Halifax waterfront projects have included colourful bistro sets, waterfront hammocks, a community piano project called #PlayMeHFX, and various public art projects and events.
On the Lunenburg waterfront, public seating and open access to the boardwalk at the Fisheries Museum of the Atlantic is complimented by an Atlantic Blue Whale themed mural.
A seasonal volleyball court, picnic benches and BBQ grills offer up a fun, family friendly spot to gather on the Bedford waterfront.