ReOpen City

Re-Open City 2020
June 27 & 28 | July 4 & 5 | July 11 & 12 | July 18 & 19

A new twist on and old favourite— Open City is back for a special edition that spans four weekends in June and July!

Our local businesses need our support now more than ever. So, as the economy gears up again, we’ve rejigged Open City so you can have even more of it than usual.

There are 130+ local businesses re-opening and hustling to support and strengthen our community—now all they need is you!

Start planning your Open City adventure now, there are dozens of participating businesses here on the Halifax Waterfront and all over Halifax peninsula and Downtown Dartmouth.

Visit the website OpenCityHalifax.ca for a full and up-to-date list of participating businesses. Be sure to follow along on Facebook and tag #ReOpenCityHFX in photos you share of your adventures.

Public health and safety is very important to everyone.

Physical distancing markers will be provided for participating businesses who don’t have them already. And there will be signage to help keep people moving and mindful.

 

Date

June 27, 2020 to June 28, 2020

Time

12:00 am to 12:00 am

Location

Halifax Waterfront

NEWS

Internet for Nova Scotia Initiative: Scope Expansion Projects Announced

Connection matters. Delivering Internet for Nova Scotians is a priority and we’re making progress. In September 2020, we announced projects that will bring access to 97% of Nova Scotia homes and businesses—good progress, but we are not done. We’ve immediately…

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First-ever Evergreen Festival safely celebrates the season

November 5, 2020 – Halifax, Nova Scotia: Downtown Halifax and the Halifax waterfront will come alive with music, light and joy for the first-ever annual Evergreen Festival, November 28- December 20, 2020. Throughout the four-week festival, guests will enjoy a…

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Evergreen Festival Charitable/Non-Profit Organization Opportunity

Develop Nova Scotia is curating a new festival for 2020, the Evergreen Festival. Taking place November 28 – December 21, this multi-week event will include a collection of outdoor experiences and events dispersed throughout Halifax on the waterfront and downtown.…

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Vendor Opportunity for Evergreen Market

Evergreen Festival is a new event in 2020 curated by Develop Nova Scotia, in conjunction with partners, from November 28 – December 20. Dispersed throughout downtown Halifax and along the Halifax waterfront, this  multi-week outdoor experience celebrates Nova Scotia’s culture,…

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Partnership Opportunity

Inspired by European-style Holiday Markets, in conjunction with partners, Develop Nova Scotia is curating the Evergreen Festival, scheduled for November 28 – December 21, 2020. Dispersed throughout downtown Halifax and the Halifax waterfront, this multi-week outdoor experience celebrating Nova Scotia’s…

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Access to High-Speed Internet for More Nova Scotians

Connection matters. Delivering Internet for Nova Scotians is a priority and we’re making progress. Projects that will deliver reliable, high-speed internet to 97% of Nova Scotia homes and businesses are officially underway. On September 1/20, Develop Nova Scotia announced the…

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Exploring Georges Island

It’s official! As of August 8, 2020 Georges Island will be open to explore for weekends, now extended up to and including Thanksgiving weekend, October 10 and 11. Situated in the heart of Halifax Harbour this national historic site reflects…

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Eastern Shore's Liscombe Lodge Has New Owner

Liscombe Lodge Resort and Conference Centre will continue to be a wonderful place to experience the spectacular Eastern Shore. The Province has sold Liscombe Lodge in Guysborough County to Hearthstone Hospitality Limited. The new owner will invest $1 million in upgrades in this iconic resort…

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Busking on the Waterfront

We know busking adds to the vibrancy of our waterfront and city. Our Busking Program is back in place on the Halifax waterfront. However, please ensure you maintain safe social distancing and are not gathering outside of your groups up…

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Lunenburg Waterfront Highlights

Welcome to the Lunenburg Waterfront Association’s (LWAI’s) 16th summer review of our ongoing project to preserve and energize our working waterfront. Due to COVID’s public health precautions we have delayed our annual public symposium and have prepared a “virtual meeting report”…

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