Visiting our City

adaptive equipment in winter scene
There's lots of snow now, and we want everyone to get out and enjoy it. We have equipment that can assist persons with disabilities participate in recreation and leisure activities.
skiing and snowshoeing at Pippy Park
During the winter the C. A. Pippy Park campground is transformed into an area suitable for snowshoeing and cross country skiing. Equipment rental is available in the Winter Activity Centre.
New Year's Eve and Canada 150 logo
On Dec. 31 come and join our party ‘It All Starts Here’, and be among the first in North America to ring in the New Year and the launch of Canada 150 celebrations!
poppy monument at the Tommy Rickets memorial on Water Street in St. John's
From November 1 to 11, vehicles with Veteran Plates will not be ticketed on meters in the City of St. John’s.
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.

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 Humane Services Animal Care and Adoption shelter is at capacity. Until the end of January we’ve reduced the cat adoption fee by half – from $120 down to $60.
All City of St. John's Recreation Facilities are delayed opening at 9:00 am and the Airport Heights morning child care program is cancelled.
Due to trail and snow conditions and inclement weather, the City of St. John's ski and snow shoe rentals at North Bank Lodge in C.A Pippy Park is closed until further notice. For further updates on...
The City of St. John's has received an application from Commander Ventures, on behalf of 10327 Newfoundland Limited, to rezone 265 Brookfield Road to the Commercial Industrial (CI) Zone. The purpose...
The City of St. John's has received an application from Dillon Consulting Limited, on behalf of Shoppers Realty Inc., to rezone 198 & 204 Freshwater Road to the Commercial Neighbourhood (CN) Zone...
A Discretionary Use application has been submitted to the City of St. John’s by Bell Mobility Inc. requesting concurrence to construct a telecommunications tower located at 13 Linegar Avenue (located...

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Click link to regular weekly council agenda on our website.  
Join professional dog trainer, Ken Reid, Newfoundland’s own dog whisperer for an exciting presentation on dog training tips and safety. There will be a number of Ken’s canine...
Effective Tax Strategies: Money saving tactics explained in plain English!   A CPA Canada Financial Literacy Program   Presented by Jillian Walsh, CPA  ...

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