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.

Construction to build a pump track on the grounds of Quidi Vidi Park has changed to start later in the summer.
Due to the Victoria Day holiday on Monday, May 23, all City offices and facilities will be closed. Garbage and recycling will not be collected on Monday.
The 2022 recipients of the City of St. John’s and Community Housing Transformation Centre’s Housing Catalyst Fund were announced during Committee of the Whole meeting today.

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Motorists are advised that Bay Bulls Road & Main Road (from Walsh's Lane to Civic 65 Main Road) will be reduced to one lane in areas and at various periods throughout the remainder of the...
Motorists are advised that Springdale Street, between Water Street and George Street West, will be closed to facilitate the ongoing construction of the JAG Hotel.  A traffic detour will be in place...
Motorists are advised there will be lane reductions in place to facilitate work of the Goulds Servicing Phase 3 - Force Main project.  Vehicular and pedestrian traffic will be maintained.  Signage...

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Application A Discretionary Use application has been submitted by Eastlink for a Rooftop Telecommunications Antenna site at 500 Columbus Drive.  Description In accordance with the City of St. John’s...
Application A Discretionary Use application has been submitted for a Home Occupation at 338 Topsail Road.  Description The Home Occupation is for a family home child care, which will be owner...
Application A Discretionary Use application has been submitted for a Rooftop Telecommunications Antenna site at 100 Elizabeth Avenue.  Description In accordance with the City of St. John’s Siting...

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Support local producers this Saturday at the St. John's Farmers' Market!  Everyone’s welcome at the St. John’s Farmers’ Market! We’ve created an experience for...
Open Gym Drop-in (Open to all ages) at Kenmount Terrace Community Centre   Mondays 8 - 9 p.m. Tuesdays 6 - 7 p.m.   May 16 to June 21, 2022   $2 drop-in fee per...
The Regular Meetings of Council take place each Monday at 3 p.m. in the fourth floor Council Chamber, City Hall, 10 New Gower St.  Members of the public are permitted to attend in person and...

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