Visiting our City

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.
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!
detours around Military Road closure
A section of Military Road is closed for six weeks for upgrades to the concrete curb, gutter and sidewalk, a section of sewer, and to the road structure itself.
Downtown St. John's with Signal Hill and Cabot Tower with text Canada Day St. John's Celebrates Canada 150
Come join us on Saturday, July 1 to celebrate Canada 150 with free events 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 Silver Whisper and the Disney Magic have cancelled their scheduled visit to the port of St. John’s due to weather in the Atlantic. The Saga Sapphire is scheduled to arrive at 8 a.m.
Incorrect information was provided to the public regarding vote by proxy for registered voters who are out of the City and/or province during the election period.
The Animal Care and Adoption Centre at 81 Higgins Line is over capacity with 100 healthy cats and kittens who need a loving home, urgently.

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Sensational Playgroup located at Paul Reynolds Community Centre will be cancelled on Tuesday, September 26 due to the Municipal Election.
Residents are advised there will be a lane reduction east of 484 Southside Road to facilitate culvert repairs.  Motorists are advised traffic will be reduced to one lane and to yield to oncoming...
Contractors may be working on the following streets from September 22nd to 29th under the City's annual streets rehab and infrastructure maintenance programs. Work could include street excavations,...

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The City of St. John's has received an application to rezone property located at 571 Empire Avenue from the Residential Low Density (R1) Zone to the Residential Medium Density (R2) Zone. The purpose...
Notice of Vacancies - R.E.A.L. Program Fundraising and Promotion Committee   The R.E.A.L. (Recreational Experiences and Leisure) Program Fundraising and Promotion Committee provides information,...
A Discretionary Use (Restoration of Non-Conforming Use) application has been submitted to rebuild the townhouse dwelling at 160 Patrick Street. The proposed dwelling will be rebuilt on the same...

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The City of St. John's is conducting its next municipal election with the vote by mail process, an efficient and convenient method allowing electors to vote in the...
The Newfoundland Historic Trust's Doors Open event is a unique opportunity for the citizens and visitors of Newfoundland and Labrador to celebrate our architecture and heritage through the...
The Animal Care and Adoption Centre at 81 Higgins Line is over capacity with 100 healthy cats and kittens who need a loving home, urgently. Adoption fees are reduced by 50 per cent until the end...

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