Living in St. John's

Canada Day Celebrations July 1
The City of St. John’s invites residents and visitors to our Canada Day celebrations on July 1. These events are funded in part by the Government of Canada.
sign at the Paul Reynolds Community Centre with garden plots in the background
The Community Garden at the Paul Reynolds Community Centre has beds/plots available to interested community members.
Join us for a celebration of the incorporation of one of North America’s oldest cities. All St. John's Days events are free to attend and everyone is welcomed.
poster for National Health & Fitness Day in St. John's in 2019
For National Health & Fitness Day we are encouraging outdoor active free play in particular as it promotes healthy lifestyles and social connections that support positive mental health.
Sister Elizabeth Rachel Lee (Betty Rae) receives the Senior of the Year award from Mayor Danny Breen.
The Senior of the Year for 2019 has been awarded to Sister Elizabeth Rachel Lee, known by friends and family as Betty Rae.

Living in St. John's

Scenic Hiking Trail

The City of St. John's is a vibrant place to live, work and play. The City is pleased to offer a wide variety of services to our residents. In this section of the website you will find everything from animal adoption to information on the water you drink to our wide variety of recreational opportunities.  When you think of a municipality some of the most common services that may come to mind include garbage collection, water and sewer services, or roads. But the City of St. John's offers much more than the basic municipal services, have a look and find out why St. John's is such a great place to live and raise a family.

The City of St. John’s is hosting a public information session about the Anglican Cathedral of St. John the Baptist’s application to build a new multi-purpose annex at 16 Church Hill.
The public are invited to one of two engagement sessions to provide feedback on a new proposed site location for the replacement of the H.G.R. Mews Community Centre at Mundy Pond Park.
Contractors may be working on the following arterial and collector streets from July 22-26 under the City’s annual streets rehabilitation and infrastructure maintenance programs.  Work could include...
Kenmount Road will be reduced to one lane in each direction, between Polina Road and Peet Street, staring on July 2 and continuing until November 30, 2019. This is required for construction work to...
Location 9 Buchanan Street, 426 and 430 Water Street  Application A Rezoning application has been submitted by Fougere Menchenton Architecture, on behalf of Steele Hotels Limited, for a Hotel (69...
Location 604 Water Street  Application A Discretionary Use application has been submitted to the City for Residential Occupancy.  Purpose To occupy the ground floor as a Dwelling Unit with a floor...
Location 43 Golf Avenue  Application A Discretionary Use application has been submitted to the City for a Home Occupation.  Purpose To provide on-site music lessons. With a floor area of 14m2, the...

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July 21 and August 18 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm  Where: Level 3 Connections Gallery  Cost: Included With Admission  Do you have questions about our natural environment? Do you want to...
Saturdays and Sundays 2 - 3 p.m.  Where: Courtyard, The Rooms Cost: Free Event!    The Shakespeare By The Sea Festival is the longest running outdoor summer theatre event in the...
Mondays* in July and August 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm  Where: Level 3 Atrium  Cost: Included With Admission  From fiddle to accordion, from harp to vocals, come and check out our amazing...

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