Visiting our City

The City of St. John's annual Tourism Awards recognize individuals, groups and businesses for their outstanding contributions to the tourism industry in providing a unique and quality experience.
adaptive equipment in winter scene
Adaptive equipment is available to borrow for free, to individuals who require their use. Contact the City's Inclusion staff at inclusion@stjohns.ca or call 576-6972.
The built heritage in St. John’s is a significant part of our culture. Each year on Heritage Day the City recognizes outstanding efforts in heritage restoration with the annual heritage awards.
​ChillFest 2019 takes place Thursday, Feb.14 to Monday, Feb. 18. See the complete events listing by clicking 'read more'.
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The Winter Activity Centre at Pippy Park opens for the season on Friday, Jan. 4 and the following weekend on Saturday, Jan. 12 in Bowring Park. For details click 'read more'

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.

Starting on Monday, June 17 and continuing for approximately five days, flushing of the Petty Harbour Long Pond water transmission main will occur overnight, between 12:30 and 6:30 a.m.
Residents are invited to provide feedback on the preliminary recommendations for the Public Transit Review. Two drop-in public sessions are scheduled June 26 and 27.
The City of St. John’s invites residents to celebrate St. John’s Days from June 21 to 24 and Canada Day on July 1. Free events to appeal to all ages and interests are scheduled.

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All parking meters on the south side of New Gower Street, between Adelaide Street and Queen Street, will be reserved prohibiting public parking to facilitate the setup of Atlantic Canada Petroleum...
Contractors may be working on the following arterial and collector streets from June 17th to 21st under the City’s annual streets rehabilitation and infrastructure maintenance programs.  Work could...
To complete the Linegar Avenue Upgrading Project, the road may be reduced at times to one shared lane.  Motirists in the area may experience delays.  Flagpersons will be on site to direct traffic....

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The following appeals under the City of St. John’s Building By-law will be heard by the Appeal Board on Wednesday, July 10, 2019 in Conference Room A, fourth floor, City Hall at 12:15 p.m.  ...
The City of St. John's is considering a text amendment to the St. John’s Development Regulations which would amend the Commercial Mixed Use (CM) Zone to allow additional Building Height, Floor Area...
The Office of the City Clerk is accepting applications to fill two vacancies on the Bike St. John’s Advisory Committee: a general public member who identifies as 'a beginner/occasional cyclis'; and a...

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Date: Jun 16  1:00 pm - 4:00 pm  Where: Level 3 Connections Gallery  Cost: Included With Admission  Family Do you have questions about our natural environment? Do you want...
Date: Jun 16  2:00 pm - 4:00 pm  Where: Cafe  Cost: $40.00  Celebrate Father's Day in style with a hand-served Gentleman's Afternoon Tea at The Rooms.  Enjoy...
From the the people who brought you NOISES OFF and THE 39 STEPS...Nothing On Productions is proud to present our latest and most exciting production - CLUE: ON STAGE adapted from the screenplay by...

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