Lunenburg Waterfront | Waterfront Development
Lunenburg Waterfront
A UNESCO World Heritage Site where Nova Scotia’s seafaring history comes to life.

Discover Lunenburg by the water.

$1.5 million investment to revitalize and enhance the Big Boat Shed on Nova Scotia’s iconic Lunenburg waterfront to ensure it continues to be a place where Nova Scotians and visitors can experience and participate in traditional shipbuilding. Click here.

Draft 5 Year Lunenburg Working Waterfront 

Thank you to everyone who attended the June 23/18 event — part of the Lunenburg Waterfront Association Annual Symposium, as well as the recent pop up locations. And for your feedback.

View the goals, and draft plan, here and share your thoughts.

Lunenburg Waterfront Strategic Goals

Draft Working Waterfront Plan (if you would like a printed copy mailed out, please email us at or call 902-422-6591)

Working Waterfront Map
Click here for a PDF version 

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Nova Scotia’s seafaring history and boatbuilding tradition comes to life on the Lunenburg waterfront. This UNESCO World Heritage Site offers visitors and residents a close-up on one of the world’s most remarkable and authentic working waterfronts.

Experience world-class events on a small harbour stage. Festivals include gatherings such as the Lunenburg Folk Harbour Festival, the International Dory Race and, other great festivals and events in the local area. Explore the ins and outs of a working waterfront with the Lunenburg Walking Waterfront Tour app. Click here to learn more about the nine stops and the guided tour.

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