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

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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The City of St. John's has received an application to rezone 22 Whiteway Street from the Residential Low Density (R1) Zone to the Residential Medium Density (R2) Zone. The purpose of this rezoning is...
The Amadea with 604 passengers is scheduled to arrive in the Port City of St. John’s at 8 a.m. on Wednesday May 8 and depart at 5 p.m. The Silverwind with 296 passengers is scheduled to arrive in the...
Update Monday, May 6: The appeal board hearing for 47 Grenfell Avenue is postponed due to unavailability of a quorum. This notice will be reposted when the new appeal board hearing date has been...

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The Bowring Park Foundation and the City of St. John’s are looking for input into the question: “What’s next for Bowring Park?” With most of the projects completed from...
Join author Marie Wadden, for a sequel to the extraordinary life of Reverend George Hutchinson, nephew of renowned poet William Wordsworth. Her talk will feature William Grey's beautiful images...
This is a free introductory meditation course offered to everybody in the local community. Meditation helps to relax the body and quiet the restless mind. No prior experience is necessary. When:...

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