Visiting our City

winners of the 2016 Heritage Awards in St. John's
The City of St. John’s built heritage is a significant part of the City’s culture. Each year on Heritage Day the City takes a moment to recognize individuals and businesses.
53 Battery Road won a 2015 St. John's Heritage Award
The City of St. John’s is now accepting nominations for the 2016 Heritage Awards for outstanding work on heritage buildings and other buildings in the City’s heritage areas.
348 Water Street with Refresh Water Street decal in window
From Monday to Friday, September 14 - 18, a design studio will be stationed at the Visitor/Business Information Centre, 348 Water Street.
Water Street at night showing vehicle headlights and title Refresh Water Street
The City is in the planning phase for the replacement of century-old infrastructure beneath Water Street, we want residents, visitors and businesses to share opinions and ideas for the street.
artwork titled Aftermath (cracking up), image of iceberg, being installed on Convention Centre
As progress continues on the St. John’s Convention Centre, the City of St. John’s is pleased to announce that artwork commissioned for the Water Street-facing exterior façade has been installed.

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.

Today, St. John’s City Council approved funding for capital improvements to affordable housing units. The work is estimated to cost approximately $500,000, to be funded by existing capital reserves.
Members of Council are pleased to announce that Mr. Kevin Breen has been offered the permanent position of City Manager for the City of St. John’s.
Contractors will be working on the following streets from July 25 - July 29th under the City's annual Streets Rehabilitation and Sidewalk Programs. Work could include Street excavations, concrete...
Motorists can expect speed to be reduced to 30km/hr in both directions and there will be a lane diversion for West bound traffic. Two lanes of traffic in both directions will be maintained at all...
Contractor will be continuing CCTV Sewer Pipe Inspections on Main Road, Goulds from July 22 - July 30, 2016. Traffic interruptions and delays may be experienced during this project; however, kept to...

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The City of St. John's has received an application by EXP Architects Inc. on behalf of REB Holdings to rezone the property located at 315 Torbay Road. The purpose is to allow a residential...
The Rotterdam with 1,892 passengers and crew is scheduled to arrive in the Port City of St. John’s on Saturday, July 16 at noon, and depart 8 p.m.   Please note that ship arrivals and departures are...
  The Insignia with 1,084 passengers and crew is scheduled to arrive in the Port City of St. John’s on Monday, July 11 at 8 a.m. and will depart at 4 p.m.   Please note that ship arrivals and...

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This summer, journey back to the late 1840s and experience an unforgettable one-man play and guided tour of the Basilica of St. John's the Baptist, presented by the Basilica Heritage...
The Garden has a new feature this season: for the months of July and August the Garden will be open every Tuesday evening until 8 p.m.! The flower gardens and trails have a magical quality during...
Paddle Newfoundland and Labrador, in conjunction with the City of St. John's Outdoor Recreation staff, is hosting a Paddle Safety event at Rotary 'Sunshine' Park on Tuesday, July 26 from...

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