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.

Bannerman Park and the upper portion of Victoria Park are open. Bowring Park opens 4 p.m. today. Tree debris clean up is ongoing in City parks, playgrounds, trails and open spaces.
St. John’s Regional Fire Department and IAFF Local 1075 Partner with Dollar A Day Foundation to Raise Awareness and Funds for Mental Health and Addictions Care
The City of St. John’s wishes to advise residents and travelers to expect traffic delays and detours from September 20 to November 30 along Main Road in Goulds, and Bay Bulls Road in Kilbride.

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Contractors may be working on the following streets from September 20-24 under the City’s annual streets rehabilitation and infrastructure maintenance programs.  Work could include concrete/street...
Motorists are advised there will be lane reductions in place to facilitate exploratory digs associated with the upcoming Goulds Servicing Phase 3 - Force Main project.  These exploratory digs will be...
Motorists are advised that Kenna's Hill will be reduced to one lane each way between Torbay Road and King’s Bridge Road/New Cove Road to facilitate road construction. Flag persons will be on site...

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Application A rezoning application has been submitted for 350 Kenmount Road/9 Kiwanis Street, to bring an existing car dealership into conformance.  Description The Minister of Municipal and...
Application A Discretionary Use Application has been submitted for a temporary Private Park at 161, 169 and 171 Thorburn Road.  Description The proposed Private Park will be used as a haunted...
Application A Discretionary Use Application has been submitted by Tiller Holdings Limited for a Craft Brewery at 27 New Gower Street.  Description The proposed Craft Brewery will be located within...

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Open to the public, no requirement to be a Co-op member. Free to attend, no admission fee. The SJFM operates Saturdays year round from 9-4 at the St. John's Community Market, 245 Freshwater...
Mother of Two with an Incurable Blood Cancer, is Pushing for Greater Awareness and More Research On Saturday September 18, 2021, at 9:00 a.m., the 8th annual Multiple Myeloma March will take place...
The Terry Fox RUN     For more than 40 years The Terry Fox RUN has become a fall tradition in Canada, with more than 650 communities, big and small, urban and rural, English...

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