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.

On Tuesday, April 24, construction work will progress to the intersection of Bishop’s Cove/Adelaide Street and Water Street as part of the five-year project to rehabilitate underground infrastructure.
Due to St. George’s Day holiday on Monday, April 23, most City offices and facilities will be closed.
On Thursday, April 19, the City of St. John’s will exercise its Emergency Management Plan in partnership with the St. John’s Regional Fire Department (SJRFD) and other emergency partners.
Parking is limited on Harbour Drive during cruise ship visits to accommodate tour bus operators and other passenger transportation.  Alternate parking options include parking garages at 351 Water...
To aid in the construction of a new overpass for Team Gushue Highway the Government of Newfoundland and Labrador requires a road closure on...
Six (6) additional meters will be bagged prohibiting public parking on Water Street/Adelaide Street  to accommodate the ongoing Water Street Infrastructure Improvements. Two in front of Chafe and...

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Applications are invited from qualified persons to serve on the Youth Advisory Committee. The Youth Advisory Committee provides information and advice to the Committee of the Whole on matters related...
The St. John's Municipal Council adopted St. John’s Municipal Plan Amendment Number 145, 2018, and St. John’s Development Regulations Amendment Number 675, 2018, on April 9, 2018, and hereby gives...
The City of St. John's has received an application from DRMM Enterprises Ltd. to rezone 73-75 Airport Heights Drive to the Commercial Local (CL) Zone to convert the former daycare to an office...

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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,...
For ages 11 to 16 year-olds 3 to 5 p.m. Sundays, Mondays, Thursday, and Fridays Paul Reynolds Community Centre, 35 Carrick Drive Cost: $3 per person
Landmark Events is excited to present Janet Cull at Leaside Manor, Friday April 20! Ticket cost is $25/person. Why not stay the night with our Sing and Stay Package! Cost is $219 and includes...

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