Living in St. John's

announcing Julie Lewis (centre) as muralist to commemorate Great Fire on retaining wall at McBride's Hill
Artist Julie Lewis has been selected to design and paint the Great Fire of 1892 commemorative mural at McBride’s Hill in St. John’s.
Heritage building
The City has awarded over $16,000 to seven residents who applied to the Heritage Financial Incentives Program in 2017. The program aims to conserve heritage by assisting property owners with grants.
stock image of girl playing outside with other children in background
These pop up events will get the whole family moving outside! It’s free to attend and activities are parent/guardian led, City staff are onsite to help facilitate.
picture of Music at Harbourside taken from behind the band and showing the audience
Looking for a great way to spend your lunch breaks? The Music @ concert series started last week, so grab your co-workers and your lunch and enjoy some local entertainment.
screenshot from Make a Splash commercial for Paul Reynolds Community Centre
The Paul Reynolds Community Centre at 35 Carrick Drive is open. Make a splash with family and friends in the Paula Kelly Aquatic Centre!

Living in St. John's

Scenic Hiking Trail

The City of St. John's is a vibrant place to live, work and play. The City is pleased to offer a wide variety of services to our residents. In this section of the website you will find everything from animal adoption to information on the water you drink to our wide variety of recreational opportunities.  When you think of a municipality some of the most common services that may come to mind include garbage collection, water and sewer services, or roads. But the City of St. John's offers much more than the basic municipal services, have a look and find out why St. John's is such a great place to live and raise a family.

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Motorists are advised that road construction will begin on New Gower Street in front of City Hall on Wednesday, July 5, 2017. The scope of work involves removal and replacement of curb, gutter,...
Contractor will be conducting watermain rehabilitation work (CIPP Watermain Lining) on various streets.  Work will start in Shea Heights, followed by Wedgewood Park and then proceed to the Rabbittown...
This project is expected to last until the end of September.  Traffic in each direction will remain open, however, there will be times when traffic will be reduced to one lane and motorists can...

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The Europa with 550 passengers and 285 crew is scheduled to arrive in the Port City of St. John’s at 7 a.m. on Friday, July 21 and depart at 2 p.m.   Please note that ship arrivals and departures are...
A Discretionary Use application has been submitted requesting municipal approval to occupy a portion of 19 Taylor Place as a Home Occupation for a music lessons. The studio will have a total floor...
The Insignia with 684 passengers and 400 crew is scheduled to arrive in the Port City of St. John’s at 8 a.m. on Sunday, July 16 and depart at 5 p.m.   Please note that ship arrivals and departures...

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Join MUN Botanical Garden's horticulture staff and see what’s in bloom every week. This outdoor program will take place in the flower garden area, every Wednesday afternoon, 2 – 3 p.m...
Folk Night at the Ship Pub   Presented by the Newfoundland and Labrador Folk Arts Society, Folk Night at the Ship is St. John's oldest continually running event (started 1974) and...
The Fluvarium’s Balti House Call the Curry Hotline: 709-690-8171 The Fluvarium's red seal chef Antoine is cooking up Balti style curry dishes. Delivery is available exclusively to...

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