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.
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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.
A roster of local tastes and experiences await you on the Halifax waterfront including our seasonal businesses at New Place.
20,000 square feet of public space between Salter and Sackville Streets the area houses high-quality small local businesses, arts and entertainment.
The area includes Sands at Salter and the popular nearby waterfront hammocks, and enhanced public seating. Eight gender-neutral public washrooms, including two accessible washrooms, enhanced lighting and landscaping are also part of the area.
The vendor lineup includes:
Katch – A Modern Seafood Shack
Waterfront Pizza and Wraps
Black Bear Ice Cream
Lost Cod Clothing Co.
High Seas Taffy & Tees
Canadian Sea Turtle Centre
Murphy’s Ticket Kiosk
Stubborn Goat Beer Garden
Rosie’s Face Painting
Deep Sea Donuts
The Cake Lady
The Chowder House by Murphy’s
The Boat House
Second Cows Ice Cream waterfront location
NovaScotian Crystal seasonal location
Sands at Salter
Segway Nova Scotia
I Heart Bikes
HFX Beach Volleyball
New Scotland Clothing Co. (second waterfront location)
Peggy’s Cove Express
Tall Ship Silva
King’s Wharf Water Taxi
J. Farwell Sailing Co. Inc.
You can find all waterfront dining options here and all waterfront experience and adventure here.
Catch Hali the Road Train — a road train shuttle service to move people north to south along Lower Water St. with stops along the boardwalk, in a continuous loop.
Seasonal Floating Sea Bridge: We’ve installed a floating sea bridge to provide continuous boardwalk access during Queen’s Marque project.
And Taste of Nova Scotia is partnering with Tourism Nova Scotia and Waterfront Development to bring interactive culinary programming to an updated Visitor Information Centre
So when are you planning your trip to the waterfront?