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.

On Monday, Nov. 1, residents of St. John’s are invited to display your Jack O’ Lantern (pumpkin) at Bannerman Park and participate in the Pumpkin Walk.
The City’s Animal Care and Adoption Centre received another visit from an anonymous donor. Beginning today (Monday, Oct. 18) the cost of the first 29 approved cat adoptions will be covered.
Motorists are advised that Bishop’s Cove will be closed to facilitate glass work for 331 Water Street. There will be no access from Harbour Drive for the duration of construction.   The City of St....
Contractors may be working on the following streets from October 18-22 under the City’s annual streets rehabilitation and infrastructure maintenance programs.  Work could include concrete/street...
Motorists are advised that a detour will remain be in place on Hamlyn Road between Canada Drive and Baie Verte Street to facilitate road construction.  Flag Persons will be on site during...

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Application An application has been submitted for a development comprised of a mix of Single Detached Dwellings, Semi-detached Dwellings, Townhouses and Apartment Buildings.  Description The rezoning...
Application A Discretionary Use Application has been submitted by Rocky River Smokehouse at 279 Portugal Cove Road.  Description The Discretionary Use is for an Eating Establishment that will be...
Application A Discretionary Use Application has been submitted by Northern Americas Satellite Ventures Inc. to the City of St. John’s seeking approval to construct a new satellite earth station...

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RELAXATION YOGA SELF CARE PROGRAM  Oct 6-Oct 27 9:00 am - 10:00 am Where: Level 3 Atrium Find your place, slow your thoughts, and connect with the present moment as you surround yourself...
The Committee of the Whole takes place every second Wednesday at 9:30 a.m. The meeting is live streamed and can be accessed via the Council and Committees Calendar.
Humpday Market St. John's,where local shops come together to make an enjoyable evening of shopping local.  We showcase new and established local makers and entrepreneurs, hot food, baked...

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