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.

The City of St. John's is seeking nominations for the annual Senior of the Year Award, to be presented during City Council meeting on Monday, October 3.
Motorists are advised that there will be a road closure on Water Street between Temperance Street and Waldegrave Street to facilitate the Nautilus Provincial 5K Road Race. A detour will be in place...
Motorists are advised that there will be lane reductions on New Gower Street near City Hall (between Adelaide Street and Holdsworth Court) to facilitate renovations to the overhead pedway system from...
Motorists and pedestrians are advised that there will be Sewer Cleaning & CCTV Inspection on Water Street from Ayre’s Cove to Clift's - Baird's Cove . There will be loss of parking in the...

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A Discretionary Use application has been submitted requesting municipal approval to occupy 131 Moss Heather Drive as a Home Occupation for a Music Studio. The studio will have a total floor area of...
The St. John's Municipal Council adopted St. John’s Municipal Plan Amendment Number 140, 2016 and St. John’s Development Regulations Amendment Number 638, 2016 at its regular meeting held July 12,...
A Discretionary Use application has been submitted by Adley’s Eatery requesting permission to occupy a portion of Civic No. 36 Pearson Street as an Eating Establishment for wholesome meals from...

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FemFest NL is a festival of all things feminist, with events being held at different venues throughout St. John's from August 25-28, 2016.  FemFest NL is a women-centered community...
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...
Music at Harbourside has become a staple of the St. John’s summer. Every Friday, some of the province’s best performers are joined by rising young stars to present a concert in the sun...

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