Visiting our City

The City of St. John's offers ski and snowshoe rentals at Winter Activity Centre's located in Pippy Park and Bowring Park.
Skaters on The Loop in Bannerman Park
The Loop at Bannerman Park is now open for the 2019-2020 season!
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.
adaptive equipment in winter scene
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.

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.

On Monday, Jan. 27, all City facilities will open as scheduled and resume operations, including curbside waste collection.
Today, Mayor Danny Breen announced that the State of Emergency (SOE) is lifted as of 6 a.m. on Saturday, Jan. 25. A 24-hour parking ban outside the designated downtown remains in place.
All businesses and other community organizations in St. John’s will be allowed to access their premises as of 6 a.m. on Friday, Jan. 24 for the purposes of preparing to reopen.

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The Committee of the Whole meeting that was originally scheduled for Wednesday, Jan. 29 has been cancelled due to the recent state of emergency.   The next Committee of the Whole meeting will go...
Due to the recently lifted State of Emergency, there is an extension to this Application including a change in the submission deadline and the Council decision date. We apologize for any...
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...
Due to the recently lifted State of Emergency, there is an extension to this Application including a change in the submission deadline and the Council decision date. We apologize for any...

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The Regular Meeting of Council takes place each Monday at 4:30 p.m. in the Council Chamber, fourth floor, City Hall. Agendas and minutes for the meetings can be found here.  
Come join us for interesting presentations on gardening! Stay for refreshments and gardening chat. First Tuesday of the month. For more details check out our Facebook page.