Visiting our City

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.
adaptive equipment in winter scene
Adaptive equipment is available to borrow for free, to individuals who require their use. Contact the City's Inclusion staff at inclusion@stjohns.ca or call 576-6972.
The built heritage in St. John’s is a significant part of our culture. Each year on Heritage Day the City recognizes outstanding efforts in heritage restoration with the annual heritage awards.

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.

St. John's in State of Emergency, Jan 17, 2020
On Friday, January 17, city offices and facilities are closed due to weather. Garbage and recycling is rescheduled to Monday, Jan. 20.
The St. John’s Regional Fire Department reminds all residents of what measures to take before, during and after a storm.

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Due to forecasted weather conditions, the Robin Hood Bay Waste Management Facility will be closed Saturday, January 18, 2020 to both residential and commercial users.   The site will reopen to...
Due to forecasted weather conditions, waste collection for Area 5 including recycling for 5A is postponed and will take place on Monday, January 20, 2020. Garbage collection for Area 1 including...
Application An application has been submitted by Galway Residential GP Incorporated to amend the Planned Mixed Development 1 (PMD-1) Zone at 725 Southlands Boulevard (Donegal Run).  Description Map...
St. John’s Sports and Entertainment Ltd. is a wholly owned subsidiary of the City of St. John’s responsible for the operations of the Mile One Centre and the St. John’s Convention Centre. The City is...
Application A Discretionary Use application has been submitted by Big R II Restaurant for a Lounge at 201-203 Blackmarsh Road.  Description The proposed Lounge will have a floor area of 30m2 and will...

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The Regular Meeting of Council takes place each Monday at 4:30 p.m. in the Council Chamber, fourth floor, City Hall. Agendas and minutes for the meetings can be found here.  
Join staff from the City's Business Information Centre and the St. John's Board of Trade for this biweekly session, open to all entrepreneurs and existing business owners, to drop in with any...
Created by associate@rca.nf.caRCA THEATRE COMPANY PRESENTATION SERIES By Lois BrownComposed by James O’CallaghanPerformed by Lois Brown and James O’Callaghan Story-telling, observations,...