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.

The City of St. John’s is hosting a parade and celebration for our 2022 Stanley Cup champion, Alex Newhook of the Colorado Avalanche, on Monday, Aug. 22 from 2 to 4 p.m.
The St. John’s Regional Fire Department wishes to advise all citizens that the fire advisory, dated July 19, 2022, within the Region will be lifted effective midnight, August 16, 2022.
The Seabourn Quest with 462 passenger is scheduled to arrive in the Port of St. John’s on August 23, 2022, at 12:00pm and is schedule to depart at 9:00pm. Please note that ship arrivals and...
Motorists are advised that the Stanley Cup parade will take place Monday August 22nd.  The route closures/lane reductions are as follows: ROAD CLOSURES & RESTRICTIONS  Bannerman Road 12:30pm to 2...
The Amadea with 604 passengers and the Nieuw Statendam with 3152 passengers are scheduled to arrive in the Port of St. John’s at 8:00am. The Amadea is schedule to depart at 2pm, while the Nieuw...

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Application A Discretionary Use application has been submitted for 441- 443 Main Road.   Description The application is a Home Occupation for a Sewing Studio with incidental Retail Sales. The Home...
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 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...

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Our 2022 festival will return to a live, two-week format with over 25 concerts, workshops and masterclasses. From August 8-21, see and hear wonderful guest artists from Canada and abroad, including...
  Music @ Harbourside is the signature component of our "Music @" concert series, with concerts every Friday at 12:30 p.m. in beautiful Harbourside Park. Many different musical...
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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