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Halifax Waterfront

The Halifax waterfront is a hub of culture and commerce in Nova Scotia. Surrounded by sparkling ocean, a working port, and featuring one of the world’s longest downtown boardwalks, the Halifax waterfront is home to a mix of year-round and seasonal businesses, exciting events for the whole family, and emerging urban developments.

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Bedford Waterfront

Discover Bedford by the water.

Spectacular views of the cityscape and coastline. A well-maintained walking trail. A well-loved playground. Seasonal amenities including beach volleyball courts, BBQ’s, and picnic tables. These are just a few of the many reasons the Bedford waterfront is an unforgettable destination for the entire family. Don’t forget to check out the annual Bedford Days festival in the summer.

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Dartmouth Waterfront

Discover Dartmouth by the water.

Nova Scotia’s dynamic oceanic history comes to life on the Dartmouth waterfront. Take a ride on North America’s oldest saltwater ferry or enjoy engaging murals that capture the heart of the community. The Dartmouth waterfront provides an array of cultural and historic experiences and hosts gatherings and events of all sizes, including high-energy music concerts, Alderney Farmers’ Market, cultural celebrations at Alderney Landing, and Natal Day fireworks. This revitalized downtown core includes an eclectic mix of businesses and developments that are building on our ocean economy.

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Lunenburg Waterfront

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 lunenburg@developns.ca or call 902-422-6591)

Working Waterfront Map
Click here for a PDF version 

Share your Thoughts:

Provide feedback here on our online form or email us at lunenburg@wdcl.ca 

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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