Visiting our City

Admiral Johns points his sword toward a cannon, with text reading This party starts with a bang
The St. John’s Days festivities begin with a bang when Mayor Danny Breen and the Association for New Canadians fire the Noon Day Gun at Signal Hill National Historic Site on Friday, June 22.
Atlantic String Quartet
The Music @ concert series has expanded in recent years and 2018 will be the biggest season yet, with a planned 24 concerts taking place in seven different locations throughout the city.
close up of a downtown street cleaner in operation
Street cleaning removes dirt and debris from streets, reduces the amount of debris going into storm sewers, and prevents damage to infrastructure.
four sets of snowshoes on feet wearing boots and snowpants
Snow has returned to the city and with it the opportunity for outdoor winter recreation.
ChillFest logo with snowman saying "Events are FREE and for all ages!"
​St. John’s ChillFest is a community-wide celebration of winter, with a variety of indoor and outdoor events and activities taking place Feb. 14-18.

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.

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Portugal Cove Road will be closed between Elizabeth Avenue and Rennies Mill Road for construction work staring on Monday, June 18 continuing until November 30, 2018.   Residential traffic and...
Starting on Monday, June 4, there will be lane reductions at Elizabeth Avenue and Portugal Cove Road for eastbound and westbound traffic on Elizabeth Avenue. The traffic interruption is to...
Construction work on Linegar Avenue is starting Monday, April 30 for an infrastructure improvement project. Hours of work are Monday to Saturday from 7 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Detours will be in place for...

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A Discretionary Use application has been submitted to add (1) one additional residential unit at 48 Cashin Avenue, thereby creating a five (5) unit multiple dwelling. On-site parking is provided.   ...
Updated to include revised arrival time of the Rotterdam. The Rotterdam with 1404 passengers is scheduled to arrive in the Port City of St. John’s at 7 a.m. on Saturday, July 14 and depart at 8 p.m....
A Discretionary Use Application has been submitted by Belissimo Bistro & Espresso Bar requesting Municipal approval for an Outdoor Eating Area for the Cafe at 123-125 Quidi Vidi Road. Food will...

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Attachment Theory is a body of print and textile-based artwork by Lani Burshtein that explores the history, functionality and materiality of knots.  The project was inspired by Newfoundland'...
Between Breaths Written by Robert Chafe Directed by Jillian Keiley Original Music Composed by The Once An Artistic Fraud of Newfoundland production in collaboration with Canada’s...
The Committee of the Whole is held every second Wednesday at 9 a.m. in the fourth floor Council Chamber at City Hall, 10 New Gower St. This meeting is open for viewing to the general public....

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