Monday, July 31, 2017 - 11:45 AM

Regatta Day Holiday City Schedule

The Royal St. John’s Regatta is set to occur on Wednesday, August 2. If the weather is not suitable on that date and the Regatta Committee postpones the event, the following list pertains to whichever day the Royal St. John’s Regatta occurs.

Residents are advised that due to the Royal St. John’s Regatta holiday all City offices will be closed. Please note the following:

  • Garbage and recycling collection will continue as normal and is not affected by the holiday.
  • The Robin Hood Bay Waste Management Facility is open for commercial users from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. and residential users from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.
  • The Visitor Information Centre at 348 Water Street will be open from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
  • The outdoor swimming pool at Bannerman Park will be closed all day however, Bowring Park pool will open at 3:15 p.m. for public swimming and the splash pads at both parks will operate from 9 a.m. to dusk.
  • Parking meter regulations will not be enforced on Regatta Day. 

Please note that road closures and parking restrictions will be in place to facilitate the Royal St. John’s Regatta. For more information visit the City of St. John's website, under Public Advisory, Traffic.

The Access St. John’s Call Centre is available to residents 24 hours a day, seven days a week, by calling 311 or 709-754-CITY (2489) or online at