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.

Today, the City of St. John’s in collaboration with CNIB Frontier Accessibility, a CNIB social enterprise, announced the launch of BlindSquare, a navigation tool being piloted at the Pedestrian Mall.
Due to the holiday on Fri. July 1, all City offices and facilities will be closed.
Residents of St. John’s are reminded of a new Fireworks By-Law which states that family fireworks are only allowed on Canada Day from 7:30 p.m. to 12:30 a.m. the following day.

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A section of Victoria Park trail closest to Sudbury Street will be temporarily closed on Tuesday July 5, from 8:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. to facilitate planned work. Trail users are asked to follow all...
Motorists are advised of the following road closures and no parking tow away areas to facilitate the Memorial Day Parade and Service on Friday, July 1 Road Closures Queen's Road (Church Hill to...
The Mundy Pond Trail near the construction area will be temporarily closed to carry out site work for the Mews Centre replacement. This closure is in effect from Monday, June 27, 2022 at 8:00 am...

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Application A Public Hearing will take place regarding an application to rezone land at 130 Aberdeen Avenue, to allow a mixed residential development.  Description The St. John’s Municipal Council...
Application A Discretionary Use application has been submitted for 300 Torbay Road. Description The proposed Use for a Restaurant & Lounge which will have a floor area of approximately 142 m² and...
Description The City is considering a text amendment to the St. John’s Development Regulations that would add Accessory Building to the following zones, As a Permitted Use to: Commercial Downtown (CD...

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Experience the magic quality the gardens and trails take on in the evening. Every Thursday this Summer, come to the gardens "after hours" to take in a whole new look to one of your...
Canada Day Celebrations July 1, 2022 Annually the City of St. John's celebrates Canada Day on July 1. All Canada Day events are accessible, and all activities are free of charge....
Support local producers this Saturday at the St. John's Farmers' Market!  Everyone’s welcome at the St. John’s Farmers’ Market! We’ve created an experience for...

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