Visiting our City

screenshot from Make a Splash commercial for Paul Reynolds Community Centre
The Paul Reynolds Community Centre at 35 Carrick Drive is open. Make a splash with family and friends in the Paula Kelly Aquatic Centre!
detours around Military Road closure
A section of Military Road is closed for six weeks for upgrades to the concrete curb, gutter and sidewalk, a section of sewer, and to the road structure itself.
Downtown St. John's with Signal Hill and Cabot Tower with text Canada Day St. John's Celebrates Canada 150
Come join us on Saturday, July 1 to celebrate Canada 150 with free events throughout the city.
flutist Rozalind MacPhail playing her flute in front of a colourful shed
The free Music @ concert series is suitable for all ages, and the Sunday, May 28 offering features Julia Bryant opening for headlining act Rozalind MacPhail.
Parking meter with a yellow bag over it, text on image "Why does the City bag parking meters"
From time to time, parking meters operated by the City of St. John’s may be bagged with a bright, yellow bag. A yellow bag on a meter indicates that the parking space is not available.

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.

Motorists are advised that construction will be ongoing at the City Hall parking garage starting Monday, June 26 and continuing until September 30.
Due to the Discovery Day holiday on Monday, June 26, most City offices and facilities will be closed.Garbage and recycling collection is unaffected by the holiday.
Next week the City of St. John's will begin rehabilitation work on watermains in several areas of the city in order to reduce maintenance issues and improve service.

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Contractors may be working on the following streets from June 26th to 30th under the City's annual streets rehab and infrastructure maintenance programs. Work could include street excavations,...
Due to inclement weather, the St. John's Days Family Fun in Bannerman Park has been postponed to Sunday June 25, from 2 to 4pm. The City of St. John's apologizes for any inconvenience.
Due to anticipated inclement weather and unforeseen circumstances, the St. John's Days Family Fun in Bannerman Park, from 2 to 4pm has been cancelled. All other events, during St. John's Days can be...

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The City of St. John’s has received an application to rezone a portion of 50 Bennett Avenue (former I. J. Samson School) from the Institutional (INST) Zone to the Residential Medium Density (R2) Zone...
The City of St. John’s has received an application to allow a Taxi Stand at 615 Empire Avenue (former Tommy’s Auto Tech).  In response, Council is considering a text amendment to the St. John’s...
An application has been received by the City to rezone the property at 75 Incinerator Road from the Rural (R) Zone to the Mineral Working (MW) Zone. The purpose of the rezoning is to enable the...

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The Nickel Independent Film Festival returns June 17-24 with fantastic films, workshops and fun events at the LSPU Hall. There's something for everyone...Come see the incredible local...
Free admission to Commissariat House & Newman Wine Vault on Saturday, June 24 and Sunday, June 25 from 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Free Admission to Railway Coastal Museum on Saturday, June 24 from 10...
Join the City of St. John's staff at the Visitors Information Centres, 348 Water Street from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. and Quidi Vidi Village Plantation, 10 Maple View Place from 11 a.m. to 5...

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