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.
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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.

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Residents and motorists are advised of construction works on Major's Path to facilitate road upgrades and construction of a roundabout at the intersection with Hebron Way Extension.  Traffic...
  Motorists and pedestrians are advised that Bay Bulls Road will be restricted to local traffic only from Old Bay Bulls Road West (near Civic #100) to Long Beach Street in both directions beginning...
Hebron Way will be closed from the Roundabout at Sea Rose Avenue to the end of the street to facilitate the construction of the Hebron Way Extension. Traffic to businesses located south of the Hebron...

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Application A Discretionary Use has been submitted to operate a Pet Grooming Salon as a Home Occupation in a portion of the dwelling at 129 Hamilton Avenue.  Description The proposed Pet Grooming...
Application  A Discretionary Use Application has been submitted by Terre Restaurant to use an existing outdoor area as an Outdoor Eating Area and Lounge at the rear of the Alt Hotel at 125 Water...
Application An application has been submitted by the City for a text amendment to the St. John’s Development Regulations Off Street Parking Requirements.  Description The City of St. John’s is...

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Wednesdays - Wellness for Everyone Series with Newfoundland and Labrador Public Libraries and TD Summer Reading Join us every Wednesday on our YouTube channel for a different wellness tip or...
Free artisan demonstrations from 11am - 3pm, Wednesday - Sunday. Meet the Quidi Vidi Village Plantation artisans and watch them work while visiting our gift shop in the beautiful historic Quidi...
Enjoy an evening of shopping with the newest local vendors. Humpday Market St. John's is a weekly night market featuring some of the best local small business St. John's and area has to offer...

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