Visiting our City

Our Welcome Centre is here to help you plan your vacation...
Water Street
There are so many things to see and do in historic St. John's, the oldest city in North America.
City Street
Getting around St. John's is easy whether you choose to walk, hire a taxi, drive, take a bus or cycle.
Music at concert
Throughout the year, the City organizes and supports a number of special events and festivals.
Great Fire Muralist Announcement
From dance to film and everything in between, there is non-stop activity that provides an awe-inspiring array of ways to engage with the arts.

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.

Today, Councillor Dave Lane announced that discussions between Metrobus and the union representing drivers and maintenance employees have reached an impasse.
The City of St. John’s, with support from Tree Canada, is celebrating National Forest Week (September 20 to 26) and the 10-year anniversary of National Tree Day on September 23.
Today, City Council passed a Declaration in Support of the Rights of Indigenous Peoples to promote and strengthen mutually respectful relationships with the urban Indigenous community in St. John’s.

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Contractors may be working on the following arterial and collector streets from September 21-25 under the City’s annual streets rehabilitation and infrastructure maintenance programs.  Work could...
Kenmount Road will be reduced to one lane in each direction, between Peet Street and Pippy Place and continue until November 30, 2020.  This is required for construction work to upgrade the storm...
Residents and motorists are advised of construction works on Major's Path to facilitate road upgrades and construction of a roundabout at the intersection with Hebron Way Extension.  Traffic...

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Application An application has been submitted by Dougall’s Development Inc. for a text amendment to the St. John’s Development Regulations  Description The City of St. John's is considering a text...
The following appeal under the City of St. John’s Development Regulations will be heard virtually by the Appeal Board on Tuesday, September 29, 2020 at 12 p.m. Decision of the Planning, Engineering...
Application A Discretionary Use has been submitted to occupy a portion of the dwelling unit as a Home Office at 35 Bonaventure Avenue, Unit 218.  Description The proposed Home Office will provide...

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The following appeal under the City of St. John’s Development Regulations will be heard virtually by the Appeal Board on Wednesday, September 23, 2020 at 12 p.m. Decision of the Planning,...
Governance in a Changing North Atlantic Ocean: A Webinar Series for Sustainable Ocean and Viable Fishing Communities   Fall 2020   The ocean and our relationship to it has...
The City is undertaking a public engagement process on the replacement for the H.G.R. Mews Community Centre. Two virtual meetings will be held via Microsoft Teams as follows: Session 1 Tuesday,...

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