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.

The City of St. John's invites the public to recognize World Refugee Day by viewing a new photography exhibit by the Association for New Canadians (ANC) in Wyatt Hall, City Hall.
The Downtown Pedestrian Mall opens on Thu. June 30, from noon to 10 p.m. daily, until September 5.
Today, the City of St. John’s will host three delegates from the City of Braga, Portugal, until June 22. This study visit is part of the EU's International Urban and Regional Cooperation program.

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Motorists are advised of the following lane reductions/road closures to accommodate the Shoppers – Love You Run for Women on Sunday, June 26th starting at 8:30am and finishing by 12:00pm.    The...
Update June 25 - The swimming pool will remain closed on Sunday June 26. Patrons who have booked swimming pool rentals will be contacted by staff. An updated advisory will be sent once we have more...
Motorists can expect delays on Heavy Tree Road (from Ruby Line to Pitts Memorial Drive offramp) to facilitate paving, which is expected to last until July 5th.  Flag persons will be on site. The City...

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Expression of Interest - St. John's Local Board of Appeal The City of St. John’s invites expressions of interest from persons wishing to become a member of the St. John’s Local Board of Appeal to...
Application A Discretionary Use application has been submitted at 410 Old Pennywell Road. Description The application is a Home Occupation for the hydroponic production of leafy green vegetables. The...
Application A Discretionary Use application has been submitted for 47 Harvey Road. Description The application has been submitted for a Dwelling Unit on the 1st storey, which is located on the main...

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On this day we promote the wonder and beauty of our world's oceans with a number of curated events at the center. Our science interpreters will be on hand with a variety of interactive displays,...
The 2022 Make a Move for Scleroderma campaign is a series of public awareness events to help raise funds for Scleroderma awareness, education and research. Participating in Make a Move for...
Fling out your Fleurdelisé! Join the francophone community in St John’s for an event to celebrate the Fête de Saint- Jean Baptiste, the national day of celebration of Québec and...

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