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.

Today, members of St. John’s City Council, provincial government representatives and residents of St. John’s celebrated the grand opening of the Kenmount Terrace Community Centre and Park.
During spring 2019 the City engaged with the public to ask ‘What’s Next for Bowring Park?’ Results of the engagement process are now available in a ‘What We Heard’ document at engagestjohns.ca.
To facilitate road construction at Veteran’s Square, a detour is required on Queen’s Road from Church Hill to Garrison Hill.   The detour will be in place from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. beginning Monday, Oct...
Motorists and pedestrians are advised that Pennywell Road will be restricted to local traffic only from Cashin Avenue to Ropewalk Lane in both directions beginning Monday, October 21st at 7:00am...
Contractors may be working on the following arterial and collector streets from October 21 - 25 under the City’s annual streets rehabilitation and infrastructure maintenance programs.  Work could...

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Application A Public Meeting will take place regarding a text amendment to consider Massage Parlour as a Permitted Use in various commercial zones.  Description A text amendment to the St. John’s...
The Office of the City Clerk is accepting applications for volunteer membership on the Environmental and Sustainability Experts Panel. This Panel will provide expertise, opinion, and perspective...
Application A Public Meeting will take place regarding an application to Council to construct an eight storey Seniors’ Apartment Building at 45 East White Hills Road.  Description The applicant has...

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Date: Oct 20 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm Where: Level 3 Atrium Cost: Included With Admission To mark International Archaeology Day, stop by to explore our Archaeology Nook with the Newfoundland and...
RogersTM Hometown HockeyTM Tour  is heading to St. John’s, NL on October 19 and 20 to celebrate more of the game that brings us together. Hosts Ron MacLean and Tara Slone will be on...
Date: Oct 20 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm Where: Theatre Cost: Included With Admission Join musician and music producer Ian Foster for a live recording of If & When, a Newfoundland-based podcast where...

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