Visiting our City

winners of the 2016 Heritage Awards in St. John's
The City of St. John’s built heritage is a significant part of the City’s culture. Each year on Heritage Day the City takes a moment to recognize individuals and businesses.
53 Battery Road won a 2015 St. John's Heritage Award
The City of St. John’s is now accepting nominations for the 2016 Heritage Awards for outstanding work on heritage buildings and other buildings in the City’s heritage areas.
348 Water Street with Refresh Water Street decal in window
From Monday to Friday, September 14 - 18, a design studio will be stationed at the Visitor/Business Information Centre, 348 Water Street.
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.

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.

Since the announcement of the Pet Safe Keeping Program in February the City continues to seek applications from residents able to provide temporary accommodations for pets.
On Wednesday, June 1, Humane Services is hosting a microchip clinic for privately owned pets (cats and dogs) of St. John’s residents.
Contractors will be working on the following streets from May 23 - 27, 2016 under the City's annual Streets Rehab Program.  Work could include street excavations, concrete work, paving, utility...
Motorists are advised that traffic will be reduced to one lane on the bridge on Pearltown Road between Brookfield Road and Old Bay Bulls Road until further notice. Temporary Traffic Signals will be...
In accordance with the provision of Section 166 (4) of the City of St. John’s Act, the following impounded motor vehicles will be sold at an auction sale, by Fitzpatrick’s Auctioneering, held at the...
The City of St. John's has received an application from 11368 NL Ltd. to rezone undeveloped land at 150 Stavanger Drive (between 140 Stavanger and 200 Stavanger) from the Commercial Regional (CR)...
The City of St. John's has received an application from 11368 NL Ltd. to rezone a portion of undeveloped land on the north side of Tigress Street (between 18 Tigress Street and the intersection of...

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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....
Marjorie Mews Public Library is very excited  to welcome USA Today best selling author Victoria Barbour. Victoria is deeply in love with her home province, and doesn't have to look far for...
We often get in the bad habit of assuming that to be smart you have to be a major math whiz at the top of your class, but intelligence is a much more complex subject. Join Katy Warren for a...

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