Chart your course to visit one of the world’s most spectacular coastlines.
Waterfront parking is where downtown begins.
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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.
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Become a steward of a rising tide.
The Africa Festival of Arts and Culture is an annual festival that showcases the unique cultural heritage and artistic works of people of African descent living in Nova Scotia.
Major events in the festival include arts, crafts, visuals and performing arts of people of African descent. Artists participating in the festival are diasporas from Nigeria, Ghana, Sudan, Ethiopia, Eritrea, Gambia, Zimbabwe, Zambia, Togo, Uganda, Somalia, Burkina Faso, Congo, Ivory Coast, Caribbean and African Nova Scotian Community. Artistic work includes arts and crafts, drumming, jazz, hip-hop, gospel music, stand-up comedy, literature, food, and much more. Notable performers this year includes: Carson Downey, Master Drummer Amadou Kienou and Djeli Sira Drummers from Burkina Faso, Bobo Musique from Montreal, Ramesha Drums from Burundi, Dicko Fils, Mapou Ginen, Mose and Frtiends, Congolese Dancers, and various African cultural dances, Food, Arts and Crafts.
The festival is open to the public free of charge; come to celebrate and showcase our unique cultural heritage.