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.

St. John’s City Council has approved new ward boundaries that will come into effect for the 2017 municipal election.
The second phase of the City’s program review has identified a potential $4,705,612 in savings for 2017, increasing to $4,876,239 for 2018.
Residents of St. John's and surrounding areas are advised that Capital Ready Mix will be doing blasting operations at Robin Hood Bay,  today, Tuesday, September 27, 2016 from 5 p.m. to 7p.m. As part...
Residents of St. John's are advised that there is a watermain break which is affecting residents in the following areas; The Battery, #70 Signal Hill Road and #3, #5 and #7 Cabot Avenue. Crews are...
Contractors will be working on the following streets from September 26th to September 30th under the City's annual streets rehab and sidewalk programs. Work could include Street excavations, concrete...

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An application has been received by the City to rezone the property at 72 Circular Road from the Residential Special-1 (RA-1) Zone to the Residential Low Density (R1) Zone. The purpose of the...
The St. John's Municipal Council adopted St. John’s Municipal Plan Amendment Number 139, 2016, and St. John’s Development Regulations Amendment Number 639, 2016, at its regular meeting held...
  The Silver Explorer with 245 passengers and crew is scheduled to arrive in the Port City of St. John’s on Wednesday, September 21, at 8 a.m. It will depart 4:30 p.m. The National Geographic...

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The Sensational Playgroup provides a multi-sensory alternative playgroup experience for children (birth to 6) having a variety of sensory needs to learn, play and socialize.  Siblings are...
Join our horticulture staff and see what’s in bloom at MUN Botanical Garden every week. This outdoor program will take place in the flower garden area, every Wednesday afternoon, from 2 to 3 p....
Local jazz musician Brad Jefford and his amazing band mates have been hosting a weekly jam session in St. John's for years. They have been providing a place for jazz and creative music to live...

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