Visiting our 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.
logo for ChillFest, St. John's Winter Festival
St. John’s ChillFest is a community-wide celebration of winter, with a variety of free activities taking place Feb. 14-18.
stock photo of a family snowshoeing
NEW this season, the Winter Activity Centre is offering snowshoe rentals at Bowring Park on the weekends for six weeks beginning Saturday, Jan.20.

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.

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Applications are invited from qualified persons to serve on the Affordable Housing Working Group. The Affordable Housing Working Group is primarily responsible for the development and implementation...
The City of St. John’s is evaluating the recent overnight winter parking restrictions on sections of Water and Duckworth Streets. We are seeking interested individuals who were impacted to...
A Discretionary Use Application has been submitted requesting permission to occupy 23 Marconi Place as a Home Occupation for a Nail & Hair Art Studio. The business occupies a floor area of...

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Identify: A Celebration of Indigenous Arts & Culture aims to create space for Indigenous voices and expression, bringing together Indigenous arts and culture professionals from the theatre,...
Be The Change! ... a collaborative effort of environmental organizations in the Avalon region.   This year The Fluvarium has partnered with Newfoundland and Labrador Environment Network...
A fun filled family afternoon with games and activities for family members of all abilities from tot to grandparent. Recreation staff will be on site to encourage FUNdamental movement skills and...

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