Visiting our 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.
logo for ChillFest, St. John's Winter Festival
St. John’s ChillFest is a community-wide celebration of winter, with a variety of free activities taking place Feb. 14-18.
stock photo of a family snowshoeing
NEW this season, the Winter Activity Centre is offering snowshoe rentals at Bowring Park on the weekends for six weeks beginning Saturday, Jan.20.

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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The City of St. John's has received an application to rezone 280 Blackmarsh Road to the Apartment Low Density (A1) Zone for the purpose of developing a 12 unit, 2-storey apartment building.   ...
A Discretionary Use application has been submitted by New Hut requesting approval to operate a national brand coffee shop drive-thru at 464 Topsail Road. The application is advertised in accordance...
A Discretionary Use application has been submitted by Gower Pub Limited requesting permission to change the occupancy of 79-81 New Gower Street from a Restaurant to a Lounge for a Pub. The business...

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Tuesdays 6:15 to 8:15 p.m. Ages:  10 to 13 FREE
January 9 to June 12, 2018 Tuesdays 6:30 to 8 p.m. Ages:  10 to 14 Free  
The City of St. John’s, in partnership with the MMSB and MUN Botanical Garden, are offering free backyard composting information sessions to residents of St. John’s. You can purchase a...

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