Visiting our City

Admiral Johns points his sword toward a cannon, with text reading This party starts with a bang
The St. John’s Days festivities begin with a bang when Mayor Danny Breen and the Association for New Canadians fire the Noon Day Gun at Signal Hill National Historic Site on Friday, June 22.
Atlantic String Quartet
The Music @ concert series has expanded in recent years and 2018 will be the biggest season yet, with a planned 24 concerts taking place in seven different locations throughout the city.
close up of a downtown street cleaner in operation
Street cleaning removes dirt and debris from streets, reduces the amount of debris going into storm sewers, and prevents damage to infrastructure.
four sets of snowshoes on feet wearing boots and snowpants
Snow has returned to the city and with it the opportunity for outdoor winter recreation.
ChillFest logo with snowman saying "Events are FREE and for all ages!"
​St. John’s ChillFest is a community-wide celebration of winter, with a variety of indoor and outdoor events and activities taking place Feb. 14-18.

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.

During summer it is not uncommon for some to experience a slight ‘earthy’ or ‘musty’ odour and taste on their drinking water. While this can be unpleasant, it is not harmful or toxic.
Five parking meters will be bagged on Water Street and Duckworth Street prohibiting public parking to accommodate George Street Festival.
Contractors may be working on the following arterial and collector streets from July 23rd to 27th under the City’s annual streets rehabilitation and infrastructure maintenance programs. Work could...
All parking meters on Harvey Road, LeMarchant Road, and top of Long's Hill will be bagged prohibiting public parking to accommodate Tely 10 Mile Road Race.

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The St. John's Municipal Council adopted St. John’s Municipal Plan Amendment Number 136, 2018, and St. John’s Development Regulations Amendment Number 625, 2018, on July 10, 2018, and hereby gives...
An appeal against a decision of the Department of Planning, Engineering, and Regulatory Services to reject an application for proposed subdivision of a lot at 118 University Avenue, as being contrary...
A change of Non-Conforming Use application has been submitted requesting permission to change a portion of the occupancy of 414 Blackmarsh Road from a Cabinet Showroom (Retail) to Storage use for a...

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It's not a secret anymore! After quietly growing at the Garden for the last several years, we are set to unveil our dinosaur tree!!! Known only in the fossil record until discovered in Australia...
Saturday, July 21, with a rain date of Sunday, July 22. 10 a.m. to noon. All streets from Military Road to Empire Avenue, from Monkstown Road to Bonaventure Avenue. If you have two items or two...
Children and adults alike will enjoy this enchanted woodland walk. Visit a series of whimsical fairy, elf and gnome doors scattered along a picturesque nature trail. There will be opportunities for...

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