Halifax HRM Wedding & Engagement Photography Locations

Seaview Memorial / Park Lookoff

Located at the northern tip of the peninsula, this park offers open views of the Bedford Basin and theMacKay Bridge. Lots of greenery around as well! 

Location: 100 Africville Road, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada

 

Historic Properties/Lower Deck

Lined with historic warehouses, you have the option to shoot outdoors or inside some of the buildings! 

Location: 1869 Upper Water St, Halifax, NS B3J 1S9

 

Halifax Waterfront

Halifax has one of the world's longest downtown waterfront and there's definitely lots to photograph along this stretch! 

Location: Lower Water St, Halifax, NS B3H 4P8

 

Halifax Citadel

This 19th-century fort has a sweeping view of downtown Halifax - you don't necessarily have to inside the fort either - a walk or drive up the hill and you'd be rewards with sweet views! 

Location: 5425 Sackville St, Halifax, NS B3J 3Y3

 

Halifax Commons

A large green field in the middle of the pennisula and there is also a beautiful rose mural wall! 

Location: 5816 Cogswell St, Halifax, NS B3H 2Z4

 

The North End

The North End is full of quirky store fronts + colourhouses!

Location: North of Cogswell, East of Windsor on the Halifax pennisula

 

McKay & Macdonald Bridges  

Location: 465 Princess Margaret Blvd, Dartmouth (MacKay) 

 

Alderney's Landing / Dartmouth Waterfront

Nice skyline view of Halifax and the bridges! 

Location: 2 Ochterloney St, Dartmouth, NS B2Y 3Z3

 

Halifax-Dartmouth Ferry

Being on the ferry allows you to get both views of Halifax and Darmouth! The ferry could work as an indoor option as well! 

Location: Halifax, NS B3J 1M3, Canada

 

Point Pleasant Park

Point Pleasant has all that you need for a perfect photoshoot. There is beach, forest, trails and water! 

Location: Halifax, NS B3H 1A1

 

Sir Sandford Fleming Park / The Dingle

A 95-acre urban park with greenery and of course, the Dingle!

Location: Off Purcell’s Cove Rd, on the Northwest Arm - Dingle Rd, Halifax, NS B3P

 

McNabs Island

McNabs Island is the largest island in Halifax Harbour located in HRM. 

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Dalhousie University

Architectural buildings all over the university grounds as the perfect backdrop. 

Location: 6299 South St, Halifax, NS B3H 4R2

 

Beer Garden - Stillwell

Only open during the warm season, the beer garden is outdoors with picnic chairs and all the string lights you can imagine! 

Location:  5688 Spring Garden Rd. Halifax, NS

 

Halifax Public Gardens

The gardens are in the style of the Victorian Era. Lots of greenery, little ponds, a beautiful fountain and statues. 

Location: Boundaries - South Park, Spring Garden Road, Summer and Sackville Streets

 

Long Lake Provincial Park

Just 10 mins outside of the pennisula, Long Lake has plently of forests and a few trails that surround the lakes. 

Location: Spryfield, Nova Scotia 

 

Halifax Central Library

The central library is modern, minimal, bright and clean. All the windows make for amazing photos. Bonus - there is also a rooftop space and a cafe at the top! 

Location: 5440 Spring Garden Rd, Halifax, NS B3J 1E9

 

Oakland Road Park

Views of the Dingle from this side of the water! 

Location - Intersection of Oakland & Rockcliffe

 

York Redoubt

York Redoubt is a redoubt situated on a bluff overlooking the entrance to Halifax Harbour at Ferguson's Cove. 

Location: 300 Fergusons Cove Rd, Fergusons Cove, NS B3V 1G3

 

Old Brewery Building - Alexander Keith's Brewery

Another great indoor option, this Old Brewery building has interesting architecture inside and outside! 

Location: 1496 Lower Water St, Halifax, NS B3J 3R5

 

Shore Road (beneath Macdonald Bridge)

A closer view of the Macdonald Bridge from this road. 

Location: Shore Rd, Dartmouth NS

 

Shannon Park Trail - Canada 150 Lookout and Trail

The 1.2-kilometre Canada 150 Trail ends at a lookout near the MacKay Bridge with great views of the Halifax Harbour. 

Location: Shannon Park, Dartmouth, N.S

 

Granville Street / Granville Mall

Cobblestone lined pedestrian only street filled with historic shop and restaurant facades. 

Location: Graville St. 

 

Your Favourite Coffee Shop

Shooting in coffee shops are always a good idea if you're needing to hide from the weather or just really love going on coffee dates! Below are a few of my favourite ones in Halifax: 

- Lion & Bright

Location: 2534 Agricola St, Halifax, NS B3K 4C5

The Nook

Location: 2118 Gottingen St, Halifax, NS B3K 1B2

- The Old Apothecary

They also do rentals of their spaces! 

Location: 1549 Barrington St, Halifax, NS B3J 1Z4

- The Lucky Penny

Location: 6440 Quinpool Rd, Halifax, NS B3L 1A8

 

Outside of Halifax: 

Mount Uniacke Estate Park

Location: 758 Nova Scotia Trunk 1, Mount Uniacke, NS B0N 1Z0