Visiting our City

Three people enjoying the ski and snowshoe trails at Pippy Park in St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador, on a sunny winter day. One person is classic cross country skiing, one is skate skiing, and the other is snowshoeing.
Winter Activity Centre's at Bowring Park and Pippy Park offer winter equipment rentals and are in full operation for the season.
logo for ChillFest, City of St. John's winter celebration, Feb. 13-17,2020. Snowman wearing a hat and scarf says "Events are FREE and for all ages!"
Celebrate winter at ChillFest! With a variety of events offered ChillFest has something for everyone and all events are free of charge to attend and open to all ages.
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.

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.

Due to the Good Friday holiday on Friday, April 10, garbage collection for Area 5 is moved to Monday, April 13. Recycling collection remains suspended until further notice.
The Water Street construction project between Ayre’s Cove and Clift’s Baird’s Cove will proceed as scheduled from April to June 2020, with a start date of April 6.
The City of St. John’s has extended the deadlines for four of its award programs to May 1, 2020. Nominations for each of these awards may be submitted online.

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Phase three of the construction project to rehabilitate underground infrastructure on Water Street will begin on Monday April 6, 2020. Work will take place Monday to Saturday, 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. The...
Application A Discretionary Use Application has been submitted to the City of St. John's by Eastlink seeking approval to install six antenna and add a new 4.8 m2 equipment shelter on the roof of 40...
Application A Discretionary Use Application has been submitted by C.W. Parsons Limited requesting permission to use a parcel of land at 4239 Trans Canada Highway near Pasture Land Road as a quarry...
Application A Discretionary Use application has been submitted by P & R Holdings Incorporated requesting permission to occupy additional area of 3800 m2 at the rear of 91 Shoal Bay Road as an...

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Registration begins 7 a.m. Thursday, April 9 for: Preschool, fall 2020 After School Program, 2020-21  For more details including locations offered and parent information packages,...
As part of precautionary measures undertaken to mitigate the spread of the COVID-19 virus, City Council meetings will occur every second week beginning at 3 p.m., are closed to the public and will be...