Visiting our City

Admiral Johns points his sword toward a cannon, with text reading This party starts with a bang
The St. John’s Days festivities begin with a bang when Mayor Danny Breen and the Association for New Canadians fire the Noon Day Gun at Signal Hill National Historic Site on Friday, June 22.
Atlantic String Quartet
The Music @ concert series has expanded in recent years and 2018 will be the biggest season yet, with a planned 24 concerts taking place in seven different locations throughout the city.
close up of a downtown street cleaner in operation
Street cleaning removes dirt and debris from streets, reduces the amount of debris going into storm sewers, and prevents damage to infrastructure.
four sets of snowshoes on feet wearing boots and snowpants
Snow has returned to the city and with it the opportunity for outdoor winter recreation.
ChillFest logo with snowman saying "Events are FREE and for all ages!"
​St. John’s ChillFest is a community-wide celebration of winter, with a variety of indoor and outdoor events and activities taking place Feb. 14-18.

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.

During summer it is not uncommon for some to experience a slight ‘earthy’ or ‘musty’ odour and taste on their drinking water. While this can be unpleasant, it is not harmful or toxic.
Economic Outlook 2018 reports that economic growth in the St. John’s Census Metropolitan Area (CMA) is expected to be relatively unchanged from 2017 with real GDP expected to increase by 0.7 per cent.
Contractors may be working on the following arterial and collector streets from July 16th to 20th under the City’s annual streets rehabilitation and infrastructure maintenance programs. Work could...
Construction work will be ongoing for the Polina Road Realignment and Kenmount Road Storm Sewer upgrade.  Periodic delays can be expected throughout the remainder of the work.  Traffic on Kenmount...
Portugal Cove Road will be closed between Elizabeth Avenue and Rennies Mill Road for construction work staring on Monday, June 18 continuing until November 30, 2018.   Residential traffic and...

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The St. John's Municipal Council adopted St. John’s Municipal Plan Amendment Number 136, 2018, and St. John’s Development Regulations Amendment Number 625, 2018, on July 10, 2018, and hereby gives...
An appeal against a decision of the Department of Planning, Engineering, and Regulatory Services to reject an application for proposed subdivision of a lot at 118 University Avenue, as being contrary...
A change of Non-Conforming Use application has been submitted requesting permission to change a portion of the occupancy of 414 Blackmarsh Road from a Cabinet Showroom (Retail) to Storage use for a...

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Attachment Theory is a body of print and textile-based artwork by Lani Burshtein that explores the history, functionality and materiality of knots.  The project was inspired by Newfoundland'...
Join us on Thursday, July 19 from 6-8pm, for a FREE Family Friendly PRIDE Event at the MUN Botanical Garden.  During the first hour, we will take you on a garden tour where you will learn...
Between Breaths Written by Robert Chafe Directed by Jillian Keiley Original Music Composed by The Once An Artistic Fraud of Newfoundland production in collaboration with Canada’s...

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