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.

Businesses planning to build parklets in the downtown core and in Churchill Square are required to maintain a sidewalk width of 2 metres in front of their business.
The previously announced deadline for Park Card refund has been extended to May 31, 2021.
Virtual public meetings scheduled for April 28 and 29...
Four parking spaces have been rented prohibiting public parking on the south side of Duckworth St between New Gower Street and Bates Hill to accomodate a film shoot.
Four parking spaces have been rented prohibiting public parking on the south side of New Gower St between Adelaide and Duckworth streets to accomodate a film shoot.
Heavy Tree Road between Ruby Line and Robert E Howlett Highway is closed due to flooding in the area and will only be accessible to local traffic. Temporary repairs are currently underway to re-open...

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Application A virtual Public Hearing will take place regarding an application to rezone 68 Queen’s Road for three (3) Townhouses. The Townhouses would replace the Cathedral Parish Hall (a designated...
Description The City has drafted a new Heritage By-Law to better protect built heritage. To read the draft by-law and to participate in the online forum, visit engagestjohns.ca/heritage-bylaw.   The...
Application An application has been submitted for a text amendment to the St. John’s Development Regulations.  Description The City has received an application for a text amendment to the St. John’s...

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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...
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.
Join us and our friend Jared Clarke of Bird the Rock for a fun and informative session all about birds in NL. Email your library card number to juliamayo@nlpl.ca to register. No card ? No...

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