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.
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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.

At the Committee of the Whole meeting on January 13, Council received a report outlining the results of the City’s 2020 Citizen Satisfaction Survey.
The City of St. John’s is accepting nominations for the 2021 Heritage Awards. Nominations are due by Friday, February 5.

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Application A Public Meeting will take place online regarding a rezoning application submitted by Habitat for Humanity Newfoundland and Labrador for three Townhouses.  Description An application is...
Application A virtual Public Hearing will take place regarding an application submitted to the City to rezone 138 Ladysmith Drive for three Townhouses.  Description The St. John's Municipal Council...
Application A virtual Public Hearing will take place regarding an application to rezone 42-52 Diamond Marsh Drive for six Single-detached Dwellings.  Description The St. John's Municipal Council...

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The Regular Meeting of Council takes place each Monday at 3 p.m. Council meetings are live streamed through the Council and Committee Agendas Calendar.
Application A Public Meeting will take place online regarding a rezoning application for 11 Tiffany Lane.   Description An application is being considered to rezone land to the Apartment...
TEEN SKATE Saturdays at 8pm & 9:30pm. Pre-registration reguired! Call Mile One Centre box office at 576-7657 betwwen 12noon-4pm, Monday through Friday or Sunday from 1-3pm.