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.

The 2021 recipients of the City of St. John’s Housing Catalyst Fund were announced at the Regular Meeting of Council today. Six grants totaling $135,000 are awarded for 2021.
Today, the Building Healthy Communities Volunteer Awards were presented to Hannah Murphy and Charlie Murphy.
Phase 3 of the Kenmount Road Trunk Storm Sewer project is scheduled to begin May 3, 2021.

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To facilitate the installation of the water and sewer mains the following traffic restriction will be in effect: Eastbound traffic on Water Street from Clift’s-Baird’s Cove to Job’s Cove/Prescott...
Motorists are advised there will be several short duration and sporadic lane closures to facilitate a number of exploratory digs for the upcoming 2021 Phase of the Kenmount Road Trunk Storm Sewer...
Motorists are advised that Bishop's Cove will be closed to facilitate a concrete pour for 331 Water Street.  There will be no access from Harbour Drive for the duration of the pour. Flag persons will...

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Application A Public Meeting will take place online regarding a rezoning application submitted for a Semi-detached Dwelling development (two houses).    Description An application is being...
Application A virtual Public Hearing will take place regarding an application to rezone 68 Queen’s Road for three (3) Townhouses. The Townhouses would replace the Cathedral Parish Hall (a designated...
Description The City has drafted a new Heritage By-Law to better protect built heritage. To read the draft by-law and to participate in the online forum, visit engagestjohns.ca/heritage-bylaw.   The...

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Ian Hussey the "Bearded Beekeeper" will be chatting with all about bees and beekeeping. Email your library card number to juliamayo@nlpl.ca to register. No card. no problem. Go to www...
Open to the public, no requirement to be a Co-op member. Free to attend, no admission fee. The SJFM operates Saturdays year round from 9-4 at the St. John's Community Market, 245 Freshwater...
Greetings Positive Thinkers! We are so excited to see everyone for our monthly online meeting this Saturday, April 24th, 2021 at 10AM.  Please see below for our April Guest Speaker and...

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