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.
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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

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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.

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Motorists and pedestrians are advised that Thorburn Rd Westbound will be reduced to one lane between Moss Heather Drive and Exmouth Street from Thursday, October 10th at 7:00am until Thursday,...
To facilitate construction work of the 2019 Retaining Wall Rehabilitation Program, motorists and pedestrians are advised that Harvey Road (in the vicinity of "The Kirk") will have a reduction in lane...
To facilitate construction work of the 2019 Retaining Wall Rehabilitation Program, motorists and pedestrians are advised that Stones Road (Cuckholds Cove Road to Barrows Road) will be closed to...

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Application A Discretionary Use application has been submitted for an additional Lounge area and a Recreation Facility Liquor License at 50 Ropewalk Lane (Plaza Bowl).  Description The Lounge will...
Application A Discretionary Use application has been submitted requesting permission to operate a Home Occupation for a Hair Salon at 16 Mahogany Place.  Description The floor area for the proposed...
TAKE NOTICE that the St. John’s Municipal Council has enacted the St. John’s Heritage Designation (119 Waterford Bridge Road, Parcel ID #14138) By-Law. The said By-Law was passed by Council on the...

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The St. John’s Better Breathing Choir is an opportunity for anyone living with breathing difficulties or lung disease to sing together with family and friends. Sessions begin again on ...
Folk Night at the Ship Pub   Presented by the Newfoundland and Labrador Folk Arts Society, Folk Night at the Ship is St. John's oldest continually running event (started 1974) and...
Join staff from the City's Business Information Centre and the St. John's Board of Trade for this biweekly session, open to all entrepreneurs and existing business owners, to drop in with any...

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