Visiting our City

Our Welcome Centre is here to help you plan your vacation...
Water Street
There are so many things to see and do in historic St. John's, the oldest city in North America.
City Street
Getting around St. John's is easy whether you choose to walk, hire a taxi, drive, take a bus or cycle.
Music at concert
Throughout the year, the City organizes and supports a number of special events and festivals.
Great Fire Muralist Announcement
From dance to film and everything in between, there is non-stop activity that provides an awe-inspiring array of ways to engage with the arts.

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.

Bannerman Park and the upper portion of Victoria Park are open. Bowring Park opens 4 p.m. today. Tree debris clean up is ongoing in City parks, playgrounds, trails and open spaces.
St. John’s Regional Fire Department and IAFF Local 1075 Partner with Dollar A Day Foundation to Raise Awareness and Funds for Mental Health and Addictions Care
The City of St. John’s wishes to advise residents and travelers to expect traffic delays and detours from September 20 to November 30 along Main Road in Goulds, and Bay Bulls Road in Kilbride.
Motorists are advused that Kenna's Hill will be reduced to one lane each way between Torbay Road and King's Bridge Road/New cove Road to facilitate road construction.  Direct access to Logy Bay Road...
Due to technical difficulties, today's Regular Meeting of Council (September 20th) was not able to be live streamed.  Staff are working to resolve the matter and have postponed today's meeting until...
The City Council meeting originally scheduled for 3 p.m. on Monday, Sept. 20 is postponed until 3 p.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 21. View agenda and meeting online:...

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Application A Discretionary Use Application has been submitted by Northern Americas Satellite Ventures Inc. to the City of St. John’s seeking approval to construct a new satellite earth station...
Application A Discretionary Use Application has been submitted to construct a Building at the rear of 1372 Blackhead Road for Heavy Equipment Storage.  Description The proposed Building will be 278.7...
Application A rezoning application has been submitted for 350 Kenmount Road/9 Kiwanis Street, to bring an existing car dealership into conformance.  Description The Minister of Municipal and...

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This free event is open to all seniors and will offer information booths, wellness activities, access to the gardens, and more. Lunch is included for the first 150 registrants. Join us for a morning...
The Committee of the Whole takes place every second Wednesday at 9:30 a.m. The meeting is live streamed and can be accessed via the Council and Committees Calendar.
Humpday Market St. John's,where local shops come together to make an enjoyable evening of shopping local.  We showcase new and established local makers and entrepreneurs, hot food, baked...

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