Visiting our City

The City of St. John's annual Tourism Awards recognize individuals, groups and businesses for their outstanding contributions to the tourism industry in providing a unique and quality experience.
adaptive equipment in winter scene
Adaptive equipment is available to borrow for free, to individuals who require their use. Contact the City's Inclusion staff at inclusion@stjohns.ca or call 576-6972.
The built heritage in St. John’s is a significant part of our culture. Each year on Heritage Day the City recognizes outstanding efforts in heritage restoration with the annual heritage awards.
​ChillFest 2019 takes place Thursday, Feb.14 to Monday, Feb. 18. See the complete events listing by clicking 'read more'.
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The Winter Activity Centre at Pippy Park opens for the season on Friday, Jan. 4 and the following weekend on Saturday, Jan. 12 in Bowring Park. For details click 'read more'

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 and St. John's Sports and Entertainment Ltd. (SJSEL) would like to provide an update on the current offer to the Edge and the Growlers.
As part of the Water Street Infrastructure Rehabilitation Project, there is some additional sewer investigation required. We expect the work to take place 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. on Monday, Sept. 23 and...
Contractors may be working on the following arterial and collector streets from September 23 – September 27 under the City’s annual streets rehabilitation and infrastructure maintenance programs. ...
Motorists are advised that the following temporary lane reductions and road closures will be in effect for the Huffin Puffin Marathon, Sunday, September 22, 2019. Southside Road (Eastbound to...

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The City of St. John’s is seeking expressions of interest to fill the vacancy of chairperson for its Audit Standing Committee. We require an individual in the private sector who holds a professional...
The following appeal under the City of St. John’s Development Regulations will be heard by the Appeal Board on Thursday, October 3, 2019 in Conference Room A, fourth floor, City Hall at 12:15 p.m. 52...
Application A Public Meeting will take place regarding a  rezoning application which has been submitted to the City for a Lounge and Eating Establishment.  Description This rezoning to the Commercial...

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The incredible true story of WWI soldier Stephen Norris of Three Arms Island, Notre Dame Bay: Love, loss, loyalty and the choices that changed Newfoundland and Labrador forever. A Call to Arms is...
The Capital Subaru Huffin' Puffin Marathon is oldest marathon in Canada having first been run in 1950, and the third-oldest in North America (after New York and Boston). This is one...
One in two Canadians will receive a cancer diagnosis, and melanoma is the most common cancer for Canadians aged 15-49. Join us for Canada's largest walk for melanoma, Sunday, September 22, 2019....

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