Visiting our City

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Children playing in the Bannerman Park splash pad
Splash pads at Bowring Park and Bannerman Park are open daily from 9 a.m. to dusk, until Labour Day.
pay by phone app info
Motorists in St. John's can use PayByPhone's mobile app to pay at 136 parking spaces on Harbour Drive. For those who do not want to download the app, the toll-free number to call is 1-866-...
Admiral Johns points his sword toward a cannon, with text reading This party starts with a bang
The St. John’s Days festivities begin with a bang when Mayor Danny Breen and the Association for New Canadians fire the Noon Day Gun at Signal Hill National Historic Site on Friday, June 22.
Atlantic String Quartet
The Music @ concert series has expanded in recent years and 2018 will be the biggest season yet, with a planned 24 concerts taking place in seven different locations throughout the city.

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.

The shortlist prototypes of the bike rack design contest are on display and open to online voting by the public until Friday, Nov. 30.
The City of St. John’s is celebrating National Child Day, a day to celebrate the rights of children everywhere, with a week of free events from Sunday, Nov. 18 to Saturday, Nov. 24.
The swimming pool at the Paul Reynolds Community Centre is closed until December 9.

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Motorists are advised that Clancey Drive from Lake Avenue to Lake View Avenue will be closed to facilitate the installaion of a new underground storm sewer system in Clancey Drive.  Access to 10...
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...
To facilitate the water main work on Portugal Cove Road, the road will occasionally be reduced to one shared lane between Renouf Place and New Cove Road.  Motorists may experience delays. Flagpersons...

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A Discretionary Use application has been submitted by The Shop, SALT Inc. requesting permission to occupy a portion of 10 Merrymeeting Road as a Residential Retail Store.   The proposed store will...
A Discretionary Use application has been submitted requesting permission for a Home Occupation at 37 Bell’s Turn to produce baked goods.   The proposed business will involve producing baked goods for...
In accordance with the provision of Section 166 (4) of the City of St. John’s Act, impounded motor vehicles will be sold at an auction sale, by Fitzpatrick Auctioneering, held at the City of St. John...

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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...
It’s the annual Downtown St. John’s shop and save sale you’ve been waiting for all year! The Annual Downtown St. John’s Tax Free Day is set for Saturday, November 17, 2018...
Get into the festive spirit with the sights, sounds, tastes, and traditions of a 1830s Christmas in St. John's during our two weekends of events. Explore the house during our daytime event where...

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