Visiting our City

Join us for a celebration of the incorporation of one of North America’s oldest cities. All St. John's Days events are free to attend and everyone is welcomed.
The City of St. John's annual Tourism Awards recognize individuals, groups and businesses for their outstanding contributions to the tourism industry in providing a unique and quality experience.
adaptive equipment in winter scene
Adaptive equipment is available to borrow for free, to individuals who require their use. Contact the City's Inclusion staff at inclusion@stjohns.ca or call 576-6972.
The built heritage in St. John’s is a significant part of our culture. Each year on Heritage Day the City recognizes outstanding efforts in heritage restoration with the annual heritage awards.
​ChillFest 2019 takes place Thursday, Feb.14 to Monday, Feb. 18. See the complete events listing by clicking 'read more'.

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 July, construction will begin for the next phase of the Victoria Park Revitalization project. Construction on this phase is expected to take approximately five months.

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update June 6, 2019: Additional sidewalk replacement has been added to this project to ensure the area is completely rehabilitated. This moves the anticipated completion date to Friday, June 28, 2019...
On Monday, April 1, construction will begin on Water Street between Bishop’s Cove and Ayre’s Cove for the second phase of a five-year project to rehabilitate underground infrastructure. Hours of...

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The Office of the City Clerk is accepting applications to fill two vacancies on the Bike St. John’s Advisory Committee: a general public member who identifies as 'a beginner/occasional cyclis'; and a...
A Discretionary Use application has been submitted requesting permission to operate a Home Occupation for Life Coaching Services at 63 Frecker Drive.   The business comprises of health coaching, foot...
A Discretionary Use Application has been submitted by Black Diamond Construction Ltd. requesting permission to use 4157 Trans-Canada Highway as a quarry for Mineral Workings Use.   The proposed 29.8...

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Date: Jun 28  10:00 am - 10:00 pm  Where: Level 3 Atrium  Cost: Included With Admission  Art Blind contour is a fast and fun drawing exercise that is used widely by...
Music @ Harbourside has become a staple of the St. John’s summer. Every Friday at 12:30 p.m. some of the province’s best performers are joined by rising young stars to present a...
Date: Jun 28  2:00 pm - 4:00 pm  Where: Level 3 Atrium  Cost: Included With Admission  Art Drop by The Rooms to meet local artists, have an up-close look at the work they...

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