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.

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Motorists are advised that a detour will be in place on Bonaventure Avenue from Fleming Street to Howley Avenue to facilitate road construction.  Flag Persons will be on site during construction. The...
Motorists are advised there will be a lane reduction to facilitate work of the Kenmount Road Trunk Storm Sewer Upgrading project. This involves some carry-over repair work. Traffic will be maintained...
Contractors may be working on the following streets from August 15 to 19 under the City’s annual streets rehabilitation and infrastructure maintenance programs. Work could include concrete/street...

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Application A Discretionary Use application has been submitted by Newfoundland and Labrador Housing Corporation at 35 Janeway Place. Description The proposed application is for two, Four-plex...
Application An application has been submitted for a text amendment to the St. John’s Development Regulations.  Description The City is considering a text amendment to the St. John’s Development...
Application A Change of Non-Conforming Use application has been submitted for 93 Casey Street.   Description The proposed application is a change in Use from a Barbershop to a Retail Store for floral...

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Support local producers this Saturday at the St. John's Farmers' Market 9am-4pm! Everyone’s welcome at the St. John’s Farmers’ Market! We’ve created an...
Created by Fairydoortours@gmail.com An Enchanted Outdoor Nature Adventure! Join us in Pippy Park, Saturdays throughout summer for this whimsical and fun nature adventure. Using clues we'll...
Starring Deantha Edmunds, written & directed by L'nu playwright Leahdawn Helena, STOLEN SISTERS explores the life and legacy of the Beothuk people, an Indigenous people who are culturally...

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