Visiting our City

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.
image of colourful flowers in a circle
Beginning May 25, a new curated art exhibition entitled Natural History: Real and Invented, opens in the Great Hall (at City Hall)...

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 Labour Day holiday on Monday, September 7, all City offices and facilities will be closed. There is no waste collection on Labour Day.
Motorists and pedestrians are advised that Bannerman Road, the northbound lane only, will be closed from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m., Thursday, September 3, 2015 for tree planting. Motorists should use an...
The City will be working on the following streets from Aug 31-Sept 4 under the street rehab program. Commuters may experience traffic delays in these areas. Street Rehab (Work could include Concrete...
Residents are advised that H.G.R. Mews Community Centre pool, steam and sauna will be closed for regular maintenance on Sunday, August 30, and will re-open on Sunday, September 13, 2015.  All other...

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The St. John’s Municipal Council is considering an application to rezone land at 362-374 Empire Avenue from the Residential Medium Density (R2) Zone to the Apartment Low Density (A1) Zone. The...
A Discretionary Use Application has been submitted to the City of St. John’s by Bell Mobility Inc. requesting to construct a telecommunications tower at 2678 Trans-Canada Highway.   In accordance...
The City of St. John’s invites interested and qualified people to apply as potential commissioners. The role of a commissioner is to conduct public hearings and make recommendations to the St. John’s...

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Join our horticulture staff and see what’s in bloom at MUN Botanical Garden every week. This outdoor program will take place in the flower garden area, every Wednesday afternoon from 2 to 3 p.m...
Local jazz greats the Brad Jefford Trio+ host a concert and jam session at The Black Sheep.  The Brad Jefford Trio+ start it off around 9:30 p.m. with a set of their high energy original jazz...
Join us each Friday from July 3 to September 18 at 12:30 p.m. in Harbourside Park for a free concert featuring amazing local musical talent! Sept 4: Youth Performer: Mike Aylward Main Act:...

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