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

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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

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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 

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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

 

Fisherman's Cove / MacCormacks Beach Provincial Park - wedding photography / engagement photography

Colourful shops and homes in this little stretch in the Eastern Passage. Right beside the cove, there is MacCormack's Beach Provincial Park where you can find a circular boardwalk that will lead you to a wide stretch of beach that is both sandy and rocky! 

Location: 1641 Shore Rd, Eastern Passage, NS

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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

Duncan's Cove

There is no shortage of stunning coves in the Halifax area. Just half an hour away from the city, this popular trail leads you to a coastal headland that features lots of huge granite boulders with of course the Atlantic surf! 

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Chebucto Head

On the way to Duncan's Cove, there is this hidden gem called Chebucto Head. Not only does it give a different vibe than Duncan's Cove - there is a little lighthouse that gives this cove a bit more character! All the rocks are quite easy to hike and gives the most stunning view of the ocean, of course. 

Location: 279 Duncans Cove Rd, Duncans Cove, NS B3V 1K4

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