Seasonal Openings


Spring has sprung, and with it over 30 seasonal members are reopening for the warm months ahead! Whether you’re looking for a getaway with fine dining or a day trip to a vineyard, shore to shore there are businesses ready to provide that unbeatable Nova Scotia culinary experience.

Out to Lunch

Lunch spots and cafes are coming out of hibernation across the province. From Trellis Café on the South Shore to The Chowder House in Cape Breton and many in between, there are multiple delightful spots to enjoy delicious Nova Scotia cuisine!

Day Trip

Shake off the winter blues with a feel-good tour of local Nova Scotian breweries, distilleries, and wineries. Vineyards around the province are opening for business again this spring, offering tastings and educational experiences. Get out your phone and make sure you have our app downloaded so you can collect stamps for the Good Cheer Trail on your mobile passport along the way!

Spring Vacation

No time like the present for a quick vacation. If you’re looking to explore Cape Breton Island, book a stay at any of these gorgeous and hospitable locations; Inverary Resort, Glenora Inn & Distillery, and Chanterelle Restaurant Inn & Cottages all are fully open this May!

New Locations

Seasonal businesses are not the only ones opening this spring, Saltbox Brewing Company is opening a new location in St. Margarets Bay – at Shining Waters Marina – May 18. They plan to have concerts, fundraisers, special guest chef nights and many more fun activities to keep an eye out for!  

Businesses Reopening by Region

Keep an eye out for these businesses that have just re-opened or are opening soon!

Halifax Metro  

South Shore 

Yarmouth & Acadian Shores 

Bay of Fundy & Annapolis Valley 

Northumberland Shore 

Cape Breton Island 

Eastern Shore   

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