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.

The City of St. John’s has released what it heard from the public engagement process for the Downtown Pedestrian Mall.
Residents are invited to submit photos of their pumpkin-carving activities - and final jack o’lanterns – to be entered to win one of two Zombie Grams.
The votes for the Ward 2 By-Election have been counted, residents have elected a new council representative, Shawn Skinner.

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Ten parking spaces on the south side of Water Street between Clift’s-Baird’s Cove and 167 Water Street will be closed 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday, Oct. 26 prohibiting parking. This is to accommodate...
Contractors may be working on the following arterial and collector streets from October 26-30 under the City’s annual streets rehabilitation and infrastructure maintenance programs.  Work could...
To facilitate construction work of the 2019 Bridge Rehabilitation Program, motorists and pedestrians are advised that King's Bridge Road (in the vicinity of the bridge over Rennies River) will have a...

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Application An application has been submitted by JCK Properties for a text amendment to the St. John’s Development Regulations.  Description The City of St. John’s is considering a text amendment to...
Application A Discretionary Use Application has been submitted to develop a Mineral Workings Quarry for land off the Foxtrap Access Road (0.5 km north of Foxtrap Access Road and Trans-Canada Highway...
St. John’s Sports & Entertainment Ltd. is a wholly owned subsidiary of the City of St. John’s responsible for the operations of Mile One Centre and the St. John’s Convention Centre. The City is...

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With COVID-19 restrictions limiting large gatherings, the City has decided to cancel its annual Pumpkin Walk for 2020. However, that doesn’t mean we can’t still have fun with this year...
Starting October 24-25, Quidi Vidi Village Plantation will be hosting nine Merry Makers Markets every weekend leading into Christmas.    Spend weekends in Quidi Vidi, enjoying the warm...
With COVID-19 restrictions limiting large gatherings, the City has decided to cancel its annual Pumpkin Walk for 2020. However, that doesn’t mean we can’t still have fun with this year...

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