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.

Due to the Memorial Day and Canada Day holiday on Friday, July 1, all City offices and facilities including the Robin Hood Bay Waste Management Facility will be closed.
St. John’s commemorates Memorial Day and celebrates Canada Day from sunrise to sunset on Friday, July 1, with free events throughout the City.
Motorists are advised that watermain work on Kenmount Road East Bound will commence Monday, July 4. Flagpersons will be on site and detours will be in place. This work will cover both curb and median...
Motorists are advised that Pearltown Road between Brookfield Road and Old Bay Bulls Road will be closed at the bridge construction site for approximately 12 weeks starting July 4, 2016. This is to...
Contractors will be working on the following streets from July 4 to July 8 under the City's annual Streets Rehabilitation and Sidewalk Programs. Work could include street excavations, concrete work,...

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The City of St. John's has received an application by EXP Architects Inc. on behalf of REB Holdings to rezone the property located at 315 Torbay Road. The purpose is to allow a residential...
An Extension of Non-Conforming Use application has been submitted requesting permission to construct an extension to the East side of the building located at 1 Logy Bay Road (The Carpet Factory) to...
A Discretionary Use application has been submitted requesting permission to redevelop the property at 11 Barrow's Road (formerly the Flakehouse) as an Eating Establishment (Restaurant). The building...

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Canada Day begins with the Sunrise Event at 6 a.m. at Signal Hill National Historic Site. Metrobus will be providing a free shuttle service from the Signal Hill National Historic Site...
Join us for an afternoon of family entertainment on the gounds of Confederation Building with bouncy castles, kids carnival, face painting, a cultural showcase and a concert on the...
Everyone is invited to drop by MUN Botanical Garden on Friday afternoon, 2 - 4 p.m., to enjoy Canada Day Celebrations. A variety of crafts, stories, games, activities, duck-feeding, nature hikes...

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