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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Motorists and pedestrians are advised that Back Line will be restricted to local traffic only from Doyle's Road to Dooling's Line beginning Tuesday, October 27th,  2020 at 7:00 am until Friday,...
Contractors may be working on the following arterial and collector streets from October 26-30 under the City’s annual streets rehabilitation and infrastructure maintenance programs.  Work could...
To facilitate construction work of the 2019 Bridge Rehabilitation Program, motorists and pedestrians are advised that King's Bridge Road (in the vicinity of the bridge over Rennies River) will have a...

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Application A Discretionary Use Application has been submitted to develop a Mineral Workings Quarry for land off the Foxtrap Access Road (0.5 km north of Foxtrap Access Road and Trans-Canada Highway...
St. John’s Sports & Entertainment Ltd. is a wholly owned subsidiary of the City of St. John’s responsible for the operations of Mile One Centre and the St. John’s Convention Centre. The City is...
Application An application has been submitted by RTO Capital Inc. for three Townhouses at 138 Ladysmith Drive.  Description The rezoning of property from the Residential Narrow Lot (RNL) Zone to the...

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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...
With COVID-19 restrictions limiting large gatherings, the City has decided to cancel its annual Pumpkin Walk for 2020. However, that doesn’t mean we can’t still have fun with this year...
The Regular Meeting of Council takes place each Monday at 3 p.m.  Council meetings are live streamed through the Council and Committee Agendas calendar.

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