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.

SJRFD and City officials issue a warning to residents in the Greater St. John’s area; disposing household hazardous wastes in your garbage could cause fires.
Beginning Monday, Sept. 28 City Council resume meeting in Chambers & Access St. John's in-person service hours expand
The Board of St. John’s Sports and Entertainment and Council wish to assure residents of the City that any decision to sell Mile One will only be made with the best interests of residents in mind.

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Contractors may be working on the following arterial and collector streets from September 28 - October 2 under the City’s annual streets rehabilitation and infrastructure maintenance programs.  Work...
Kenmount Road will be reduced to one lane in each direction, between Peet Street and Pippy Place and continue until November 30, 2020.  This is required for construction work to upgrade the storm...
Residents and motorists are advised of construction works on Major's Path to facilitate road upgrades and construction of a roundabout at the intersection with Hebron Way Extension.  Traffic...

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Application An application has been submitted by Dougall’s Development Inc. for a text amendment to the St. John’s Development Regulations  Description The City of St. John's is considering a text...
The following appeal under the City of St. John’s Development Regulations scheduled for Tuesday, September 29 has been cancelled. A new date and time will be published once confirmed. Decision of the...
Application A Discretionary Use has been submitted to occupy a portion of the dwelling unit as a Home Office at 35 Bonaventure Avenue, Unit 218.  Description The proposed Home Office will provide...

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The SJFM operates Saturdays year round from 9-4, and Sundays seasonally 11-4, at the St. John's Community Market, 245 Freshwater Road. It’s alive with Local! With over 100 vendors and...
The Regular Meeting of Council takes place each Monday at 3 p.m.  Council meetings are live streamed through the Council and Committee Agendas calendar.
Please note that we are unable to offer in-person classes this fall. All classes will be held online. You need access to a computer and the internet to participate in the course this fall.  ...

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