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 New Cove Road and Elizabeth Avenue on Monday, April 9th until August 31st.  Construction will also encompass the section of Portugal Cove Road between...

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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...
Expressiond of interest are being accepted to fill two vacancies on the Inclusion Advisory Committee: One representative from an Aboriginal/Indigenous organization One representative from a Poverty...
The City of St. John's has received an application from Gibraltar Development Ltd. to rezone 21-29 and 37 Malka Drive to the Residential Medium Density (R2) Zone. The purpose of the rezoning is to...

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Scratch Club for Kids Learn how to code and create with SCRATCH an interactive and imagination based programming tool to create stories and fun on the computer!  Ages 8-12 in the AC Hunter...
OTHER WOMEN WALK is a historical walking tour featuring multiple performances at standing stops in and around Bannerman Park. Professional actors perform as various women from 1922 St. John'...
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'...

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