Visiting our City

Quote the Raven musical duo sitting on large rocks along the coastline in the winter
This first Music @ of the year takes place from 2 to 3 p.m. Sunday, April 23 at the Quidi Vidi Village Plantation. Click 'read more' to learn details.
Twinning Lines exhibit Newfoundland Ireland connection Walsh surname
Just in time for St. Patrick’s Day, the City of St. John’s has remounted the Twinning Lines exhibit, part of the City’s Civic Art Collection, in the Great Hall of City Hall.
ChillFest poster image
ChillFest is a community-wide celebration of winter, with a variety of free activities taking place Feb. 17 to 19, 2017 for the young and young at heart.
map of Winter Activity Centre trails
The Winter Activity Centre is an outdoor facility that depends on snow and weather conditions. Before you head there call the Snow Line at 737-3651 for the latest update.
adaptive equipment in winter scene
There's lots of snow now, and we want everyone to get out and enjoy it. We have equipment that can assist persons with disabilities participate in recreation and leisure activities.

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 looking for residents who are interested in coming in to talk to us about garbage – and more specifically, automated garbage collection.
The City of St.John’s recently updated the downtown street cleaning schedule for 2017. There was an error with the previous schedule that was posted online prior to April 19.
Due to St. George’s Day holiday on Monday, April 24, most City offices and facilities will be closed. Garbage and recycling collection is unaffected by the holiday.
The Amadea has cancelled her visit to the Port of St. John’s.   Ship arrivals are subject to various conditions, including weather and ships’ schedules.   For the most up-to-date information on...
City Water and Wastewater crews are having issues with fully shutting off the watermain to allow the contractor to perform the repair and fully restore water service to Signal Hill Road.   ...
Six parking meters in Churchill Square (in front of Vogue Optical & Executive Travel Inc) will be bagged to accommodate ongoing construction work until May 15, 2017.

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The City of St. John’s is conducting roadside pruning operations from December 2016 to April 2017 to remove low hanging branches that interfere with pedestrian and vehicular traffic, as well as any...
A Discretionary Use Application has been submitted for 279 Duckworth Street requesting permission to convert the first floor (74 m2) from Commercial Use to Residential Use.    Information regarding...
The City of St. John’s is considering a text amendment, to the Planned Mixed Development -1 (PMD-1) Zone for the Galway Master Planned Community, to reduce Side Yard setbacks from 1.8 metres to 1.2...

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Browning Harvey Ltd. presents Dining in the Dark, EVOO in the Courtyard: an unforgettable lunch experience where you will rely on all your senses, except your sight!   This unique mid-...
Folk Night at the Ship Pub   Presented by the Newfoundland and Labrador Folk Arts Society, Folk Night at the Ship is St. John's oldest continually running event (started 1974) and...
Following the great sucess of Sci-Fi on the Rock 10, we look forward to returning to the Sheraton Hotel for Sci-Fi on the Rock 11 from Friday, April 28 to Sunday, April 30, 2017. Join us for an...

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