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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The Ocean Endeavour with 198 passengers and 90 crew is scheduled to arrive in the Port City of St. John’s at 9:30 a.m. on Wednesday, July 5 and depart at 5:30 p.m.  Please note that ship arrivals and...
An application has been received by the City to rezone the property at 75 Incinerator Road from the Rural (R) Zone to the Mineral Working (MW) Zone. The purpose of the rezoning is to enable the...
The City of St. John’s has received an application to allow a Taxi Stand at 615 Empire Avenue (former Tommy’s Auto Tech).  In response, Council is considering a text amendment to the St. John’s...

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Over the summer, the artisan group at the Quidi Vidi Village Plantation will hold a series of scheduled craft demonstrations. Come watch the artisans at work, ask questions about their craft or...
The Basilica Heritage Foundation presents an unforgettable one man-play and guided tour of the Basilica of St. John the Baptist. Journey back in time to the late 1840s with Bishop Michael Anthony...
'Music @ Harbourside' Concert Series It’s an exciting mix of sights and sounds in St. John’s! Many different musical styles are featured in the 'Music...

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