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 Southlands Boulevard for the northbound lanes only from Ruby Line to the City limits to facilitate road construction.  Flag Persons will be on...
Motorists are advised that Springdale Street, between Water Street and George Street West, will be closed until September 2nd to facilitate the ongoing construction of the JAG Hotel.  A traffic...
Motorists are advised there will be a lane reduction in the vicinity of Civic #631 Southside Road to facilitate work of the 2022 Bridge Rehabilitation Contract 2 project.  Traffic will be maintained...

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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...

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Created by info@sjfm.caThe SJFM Vintage & Collectible MarketSunday, August 21st from 10am - 2pm.Love Vintage? Wild for Collectibles? Then mark your calendar for this one!Lots of vintage, thrifted...
We are excited to offer community build days for LEGO® lovers. We supply the LEGOs®, you bring the creativity! We will be hosting build days every Sunday afternoon, from 2:00-4:00pm, starting...
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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