Living in St. John's

You’re invited to BikeFest on Sunday, September 16, a free cycling event for all ages and abilities in downtown St.John's.
kids playing in the splash pad at Bannerman Park
Splash pads at Bowring Park and Bannerman Park are an alternative to cool down until Monday, Sept. 3, as the outdoor pools are closed for the season.
kids playing softball
New softball pitch getting great use this summer...
cat available for adoption at humane services
There are many beautiful, healthy and friendly cats available for adoption at Humane Services, in the City of St.John's.
Explore Leadership Camp participants, ages 10-12, raised $655.80 for the REAL Program
Children ages 10 to 12 who were participants in our recent Explore Leadership one-week day camp, held a bake sale to raise funds for the REAL Program.

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.

Celebrate with St. John’s at our second annual Pumpkin Walk in Bannerman Park on Thursday, Nov. 1 from 6 to 8 p.m.
The City of St. John’s Business Information Centre celebrates Small Business Week 2018 by launching a new partnership with the St. John’s Board of Trade to support small businesses.
The City of St. John’s 2017 Executive Summary Report on Revenue and Expenditure was presented at the regular meeting of St. John’s City Council today by Councillor Dave Lane.

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A maintenance outage for websites maintained by the City of St. John's will occur between 5 and 8 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 18, 2018. Websites that will be affected are:...
Residents and motorists are advised of construction work for the Blackmarsh Road realignment at the Captain Whelan Drive and Welland Street intersections. Traffic disruptions with periodic road...
Contractors may be working on the following arterial and collector streets from October 15th to 19th  under the City’s annual streets rehabilitation and infrastructure maintenance programs. Work...

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A Discretionary Use application has been submitted by Bricks and Minifigs requesting permission to occupy a portion of 45 Blackmarsh Road as a Retail Store.   The business will sell new and used Lego...
The City of St. John's has received an application to rezone 106 Freshwater Road (the former Rabbittown Theatre) from the Institutional (INST) Zone to the Residential High Density (R3) Zone. The...
A Discretionary Use application has been submitted by Whee Indoor Playground requesting permission to occupy 61 Pippy Place as a Place of Amusement for an indoor children’s play area. The business...

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For nearly three decades, the St. John's International Women's Festival has been showcasing and celebrating women working in the global film, television and interactive industry....
Join us for one of our many drop in playgroups the provide opportunities for creative and active play and fun. All children must be accompanied by a parent/guardian. For more details on all our...
Join staff from the St. John's Board of Trade and the City's Business Information Centre for this biweekly session, open to all entrepreneurs and existing business owners, to drop in with any...

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