Visiting our City

Our Welcome Centre is here to help you plan your vacation...
Water Street
There are so many things to see and do in historic St. John's, the oldest city in North America.
City Street
Getting around St. John's is easy whether you choose to walk, hire a taxi, drive, take a bus or cycle.
Music at concert
Throughout the year, the City organizes and supports a number of special events and festivals.
Great Fire Muralist Announcement
From dance to film and everything in between, there is non-stop activity that provides an awe-inspiring array of ways to engage with the arts.

Visiting our City

People looking through the telescope on Signal Hill

Come discover one of the oldest cities in North America. A city unlike any other. Cradled in a harbour carved from 500 million year old rock. Surrounded by hills running down to the ocean. Charming side streets of a thousand colours. Friendly faces to greet you at every turn. Take a truly unforgettable journey to St. John’s, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada. All the information you need to plan your visit is right here.

Due to the August civic holiday on Monday, August 3, most City offices and facilities will be closed.
Contractors may be working on the following arterial and collector streets from August 3–7 under the City’s annual streets rehabilitation and infrastructure maintenance programs.  Work could include...
The splash pad at Kenmount Terrace is closed for maintenance due to a mechanical issue. We apologize for the inconvenience.
To facilitate construction work of the 2019 Bridge Rehabilitation Program, motorists and pedestrians are advised that Portugal Cove Road (in the vicninty of the bridge over Rennies River) will have a...

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Application An application has been submitted by the City for a text amendment to the St. John’s Development Regulations Off Street Parking Requirements.  Description The City of St. John’s is...
Application A Discretionary Use has been submitted by Cirque’letics School of Circus Arts for a Commercial School to teach acrobatic-based skills at 60 O’Leary Avenue.  Description The proposal will...
Application A Discretionary Use has been submitted to operate a Home Occupation in a portion of the dwelling at 3 St. Michael’s Avenue. The proposed business will offer a Floral Design Studio.  ...

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Tuesdays - Call for Teen Quaranzine from Newfoundland and Labrador Public Libraries  Calling all creative teens! What has quarantine been like for you? Send us an image, poem, or piece of art...
The Regular Meeting of Council takes place each Monday at 3 p.m.; during the COVID-19 pandemic meetings are biweekly. Council meetins are live streamed through the Council and Committee...
Wednesdays - Wellness for Everyone Series with Newfoundland and Labrador Public Libraries and TD Summer Reading Join us every Wednesday on our YouTube channel for a different wellness tip or...

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