Visiting our City

Our Welcome Centre is here to help you plan your vacation...
Water Street
There are so many things to see and do in historic St. John's, the oldest city in North America.
City Street
Getting around St. John's is easy whether you choose to walk, hire a taxi, drive, take a bus or cycle.
Music at concert
Throughout the year, the City organizes and supports a number of special events and festivals.
Great Fire Muralist Announcement
From dance to film and everything in between, there is non-stop activity that provides an awe-inspiring array of ways to engage with the arts.

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.

Committee of the Whole (COTW) meetings are now scheduled to take place every other Wednesday starting at 9:30 a.m.
The Winter Activity Centre in the North Bank Lodge at Pippy Park is opening for the season at 1 p.m. today (Friday, Jan. 22).
As part of Budget 2021, fines for parking violations were increased. Amendments to several city by-laws were required before these increases could come into effect.

There are no current public advisories available. Please see all advisories for a complete list.

Application A Public Meeting will take place online regarding a rezoning application submitted by Habitat for Humanity Newfoundland and Labrador for three Townhouses.  Description An application is...
Application A virtual Public Hearing will take place regarding an application submitted to the City to rezone 138 Ladysmith Drive for three Townhouses.  Description The St. John's Municipal Council...
Application A Discretionary Use application has been submitted to operate a Salon as a Home Occupation at 6 Caravelle Place.  Description The salon will occupy a floor area of 26.6m2. The business...

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The SJFM operates Saturdays year round from 9-4 at the St. John's Community Market, 245 Freshwater Road. It’s alive with Local! With over 100 vendors and growing, the St. John...
TEEN SKATE Saturdays at 8pm & 9:30pm. Pre-registration reguired! Call Mile One Centre box office at 576-7657 betwwen 12noon-4pm, Monday through Friday or Sunday from 1-3pm.
The Regular Meeting of Council takes place each Monday at 3 p.m. Council meetings are live streamed through the Council and Committee Agendas Calendar.

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