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.

See what happens inside the MRF on Sunday, October 16...
The Animal Care and Adoption Centre at 81 Higgins Line is over capacity with over 50 adult cats looking for their forever homes. Starting immediately, adoption fees for all adult cats are half price.
Most City offices and facilities are closed on Friday, Sept. 30 to recognize and commemorate the National Day of Truth and Reconciliation.

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Further to the City’s Public Service Announcement, Hydrant Flushing and Testing will be taking place in the following areas on Tuesday, October 4, 2022 between the hours of 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. Water...
The Borealis with 1825 passengers is scheduled to arrive in the Port of St. John’s on Monday, October 3rd at 9:30am and is scheduled to depart on Tuesday, October 4th, at 5:00pm.   Please note that...
Further to the City’s Public Service Announcement, Hydrant Flushing and Testing will be taking place in the following areas on Monday, October 3, 2022 between the hours of 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. Quidi...

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NOTICE OF TAX SALE  TAKE NOTICE that pursuant to the provisions of the City of St. John’s Municipal Taxation Act, and with particular reference to sections 35 and 36 thereof, the City of St. John’s...
Application A referral has been received by the City of St. John’s from Bell Mobility Inc. requesting concurrence to construct a telecommunications tower located at 2678 Trans-Canada Highway.  ...
Application A Change of Non-Conforming Use and Expansion application has been submitted by Vigilant Technical Sales Ltd. for 140 Campbell Avenue.  Description The proposed change of Non-Conforming...

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As part of Seniors Week staff will be offering a demo on Active for Life, a fall prevention program that focuses on strength, balance and flexibility.  Registration Options: Online: http...
***Registration closed as event is sold out As part of Seniors Week City staff will lead you in this home decor craft. All matierals supplied, no experience necessary. Registration options:...
The Regular Meetings of Council take place each Monday at 3 p.m. in the fourth floor Council Chamber, City Hall, 10 New Gower St.  Members of the public are permitted to attend in person and...

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