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.

On Monday, August 19, City Council awarded a contract for the supply of new pay stations and parking meters to Cale Canada in partnership with EDC Corporation.
Public engagement on a proposed replacement location for the H.G.R Mews Community Centre at Mundy Pond Park took place in July. The ‘What We Heard’ document is now available online.
Motorists and pedestrians are advised that due to watermain repairs, the Southeast bound lane on Hamilton Avenue Extension at Neville Place will be closed until Friday, August 23,2019. Motorists...
Contractors may be working on the following arterial and collector streets from August 19 – August 23 under the City’s annual streets rehabilitation and infrastructure maintenance programs.  Work...
Kenmount Road will be reduced to one lane in each direction, between Polina Road and Peet Street, staring on July 2 and continuing until November 30, 2019. This is required for construction work to...
The City of St. John’s is seeking expressions of interest to fill the vacancy of chairperson for its Audit Standing Committee. We require an individual in the private sector who holds a professional...
Application A Rezoning Application has been submitted for a Lounge and Eating Establishment.  Description The rezoning of property to the Commercial Neighbourhood (CN) Zone is required to consider a...
Application A Discretionary Use application has been submitted requesting permission to occupy a portion of the building as an Eating Establishment.  Description The restaurant will have floor area...

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2019 Schedule for Committee of the Whole.   The Committee of the Whole is held every second Wednesday at 9 a.m. in the fourth floor Council Chamber at City Hall, 10 New Gower St. This...
OTHER WOMEN WALK is a walking tour featuring multiple performances at standing stops in and around Bannerman Park. Actors perform as various women from 1922 St. John's. WHERE The...
Wednesdays* in July and August  2-4 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. Where: Level 3 Atrium  Cost: Included With Admission    From fiddle to accordion, from harp to vocals, come and check...

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