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.

In the coming days, the city will begin the installation of new pay stations on sections of Water Street and Duckworth Street. The new pay stations will have multiple payment options.

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Harbour Drive from Bishop's Cove to Beck's Cove will be closed for new watermain installation. All traffic will be detoured to Water Street during this time. Crews expect work to be completed by 5:00...
Residents and motorists are advised there is a lane reduction in the vicinity of 484 Southside Road to facilitate construction of a retaining wall. Traffic control persons will be on site. The City...
Contractors may be working on the following street from October 28-30 under the City’s annual streets rehabilitation and infrastructure maintenance programs.  Work could include concrete/street...

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update Oct.30: seventh bullet reworded to more clearly outline the intent In accordance with the provision of Section 166 (4) of the City of St. John’s Act, impounded motor vehicles held by the City...
Application An application has been submitted by JCK Properties for a text amendment to the St. John’s Development Regulations.  Description The City of St. John’s is considering a text amendment to...
ST. JOHN’S ELECTION FINANCE (AMENDMENT NO. 1-2020) BY-LAW TAKE NOTICE that the St. John’s Municipal Council has enacted the St. John’s Election Finance (Amendment No. 1-2020) By-Law. The said By-Law...

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Our monthly meeting falls on Halloween!! We welcome spooky or not so spooky costumes if you wish to dress up, be festive and get in the Halloween spirit. www.positivethinkersclub.ca Guest Speaker...
Fall into Fun at The Commissariat 10am – 3pm, Oct 31 and Nov 1 Delight your senses with a beautiful array of colorful fall decorations, enjoy a tasty treat from the Historic kitchen...
Round 2! Join us for our second Etsy St. John's Holiday market of 2020! Sunday, November 1st from 10-4 at 245 Freshwater Road. Shop from the local Etsy makers & vintage sellers you've...

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