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.
Great Fire Muralist Announcement
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.

Two free public wifi areas will be established in Victoria Park and Bannerman Park, in close proximity to non-market housing locations and street outreach services.
Contractors may be working on the following arterial and collector streets from August 10-14 under the City’s annual streets rehabilitation and infrastructure maintenance programs.  Work could...
The Water Street Pedestrian Mall is open to pedestrian traffic only from noon to 10 p.m. daily, from Adelaide Street to Prescott Street, until Monday, September 7, 2020. Motorized Traffic...
Kenmount Road will be reduced to one lane in each direction, between Peet Street and Pippy Place and continue until November 30, 2020.  This is required for construction work to upgrade the storm...

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Application The City has received a Land Use Assessment Report (LUAR) for a rezoning application at 66-68 Queen’s Road (Cathedral Parish Hall).  Description Following a public meeting on November 27...
The Inclusion Advisory Committee provides information and advice to the Council on matters of inclusion and accessibility as they relate to City programs, policies and services. The City is currently...

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Mondays - Ready, Set, Move Storytime with the Newfoundland Public Libraries and TD Summer Reading Start off your week with one of our favourite eBook recommendations about moving our bodies! Let...
This year, Tuckamore Festival brings the show to you! Across ten days this August, we’ll present guest artists, faculty and talented Young Artist program alumni in over 20 live streamed and...
Tuesdays - Call for Teen Quaranzine from Newfoundland and Labrador Public Libraries  Calling all creative teens! What has quarantine been like for you? Send us an image, poem, or piece of art...

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