Monday, August 01, 2022 - 9:30 AM

Regatta Day Holiday City Schedule

The Royal St. John’s Regatta is set to occur on Wed. August 3. If the weather is not suitable on August 3 and the Regatta Committee postpones the event, the following list pertains to whichever day the Royal St. John’s Regatta occurs.

All City offices and facilities are closed on Regatta Day.

Please note:

  • Garbage and recycling collection will occur as normal and is not affected by the holiday.
  • Robin Hood Bay Waste Management Facility is open for commercial and residential users.
  • All City parking by-laws are still in effect, however paid parking regulations will not be enforced as Regatta Day is a Shops Closing Holiday.
  • The Visitor Information Centre at 348 Water Street is open 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
  • Public washrooms will be open at Bannerman Park, Bowring Park, Kenmount Park and Quidi Vidi Lake.
  • The outdoor pool at Bannerman Park is closed all day, however Bowring Park pool will open at 2 p.m. for public swimming following the Kids of Steel Triathlon.
  • Splash pads at Bowring Park, Bannerman Park and Kenmount Park are open on Regatta Day. 

Please note that road closures and parking restrictions will be in place to facilitate the Royal St. John’s Regatta.

Access St. John’s is available to residents 24 hours a day, seven days a week by email at, by phone at 311 or 709-754-CITY (2489) or by the 311 St. John’s app.