Visiting our City

Three people enjoying the ski and snowshoe trails at Pippy Park in St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador, on a sunny winter day. One person is classic cross country skiing, one is skate skiing, and the other is snowshoeing.
Winter Activity Centre's at Bowring Park and Pippy Park offer winter equipment rentals and are in full operation for the season.
logo for ChillFest, City of St. John's winter celebration, Feb. 13-17,2020. Snowman wearing a hat and scarf says "Events are FREE and for all ages!"
Celebrate winter at ChillFest! With a variety of events offered ChillFest has something for everyone and all events are free of charge to attend and open to all ages.
The City of St. John's offers ski and snowshoe rentals at Winter Activity Centre's located in Pippy Park and Bowring Park.
Skaters on The Loop in Bannerman Park
The Loop at Bannerman Park is now open for the 2019-2020 season!
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.

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.

As the province officially moves to Alert Level 3 in response to COVID 19, impacts on City services are going to be announced as changes occur.
Canada is a multicultural society where we recognize the value and dignity of Canadians of all races and ethnic groups, languages and religions.
The funding announcement made yesterday by Prime Minister Justin Trudeau in support of municipalities is encouraging to the City of St. John’s. Our City is on the front line of this pandemic...

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Contractors may be working on the following arterial and collector streets from June 8 to 12 under the City’s annual streets rehabilitation and infrastructure maintenance programs.  Work could...
Kenmount Road will be reduced to one lane in each direction, between Peet Street and Pippy Place and continue until November 30, 2020.  This is required for construction work to upgrade the storm...
Residents and motorists are advised of construction works on Major's Path to facilitate road upgrades and construction of a roundabout at the intersection with Hebron Way Extension.  Traffic...

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Application A Discretionary Use Application has been submitted for a Home Occupation for massage therapy at 25 Julieann Place.  Description The business involves therapeutic massage and will operate...
Due to the COVID-19 pandemic and the uncertainty of physical distancing requirements in the coming months, the registration for City of St. John’s summer recreation programs is postponed to: 7 a.m....
Application A change of Non-Conforming Use application has been submitted by Soft Touch Hair Salon requesting permission to change the occupancy of a vacant unit at 556 Topsail Road to a Hair Salon...

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The Regular Meeting of Council takes place each Monday at 3 p.m.; during the COVID-19 pandemic meetings are biweekly. Council meetins are live streamed through the Council and Committee...
The Committee of the Whole takes place every second Wednesday at 9 a.m. The meeting is live streamed and can be accessed via the Council and Committees calendar.
Due to the COVID-19 pandemic and the uncertainty of physical distancing requirements in the coming months, the registration for City of St. John’s summer recreation programs is postponed to...