Visiting our City

The City of St. John's annual Tourism Awards recognize individuals, groups and businesses for their outstanding contributions to the tourism industry in providing a unique and quality experience.
adaptive equipment in winter scene
Adaptive equipment is available to borrow for free, to individuals who require their use. Contact the City's Inclusion staff at inclusion@stjohns.ca or call 576-6972.
The built heritage in St. John’s is a significant part of our culture. Each year on Heritage Day the City recognizes outstanding efforts in heritage restoration with the annual heritage awards.
​ChillFest 2019 takes place Thursday, Feb.14 to Monday, Feb. 18. See the complete events listing by clicking 'read more'.
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The Winter Activity Centre at Pippy Park opens for the season on Friday, Jan. 4 and the following weekend on Saturday, Jan. 12 in Bowring Park. For details click 'read more'

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.

Starting on Monday, June 17 and continuing for approximately five days, flushing of the Petty Harbour Long Pond water transmission main will occur overnight, between 12:30 and 6:30 a.m.
Residents are invited to provide feedback on the preliminary recommendations for the Public Transit Review. Two drop-in public sessions are scheduled June 26 and 27.
The City of St. John’s invites residents to celebrate St. John’s Days from June 21 to 24 and Canada Day on July 1. Free events to appeal to all ages and interests are scheduled.
Paving operations will be ongoing on Kenmount Road from the Columbus Drive Overpass to the Polina Road intersection.  Kenmount Road, in this section, will be reduced to one lane in each direction all...
Residents are advised that due to watermain repairs, water will be shut off on Chafe's Avenue today, June 18, 2019 from 1:30p.m. to 3p.m. Area residents and surrounding residents may experience loss...
Contractors may be working on the following arterial and collector streets from June 17th to 21st under the City’s annual streets rehabilitation and infrastructure maintenance programs.  Work could...

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The following appeals under the City of St. John’s Building By-law will be heard by the Appeal Board on Wednesday, July 10, 2019 in Conference Room A, fourth floor, City Hall at 12:15 p.m.  ...
The City of St. John's is considering a text amendment to the St. John’s Development Regulations which would amend the Commercial Mixed Use (CM) Zone to allow additional Building Height, Floor Area...
The Office of the City Clerk is accepting applications to fill two vacancies on the Bike St. John’s Advisory Committee: a general public member who identifies as 'a beginner/occasional cyclis'; and a...

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Join us on at the A.C Hunter Library for mornings of meditation and mindfulness, throughout the summer. This program is for adults only. Please wear comfortable clothes and footwear. Please...
Date: Jun 18  2:00 pm - 4:00 pm  Where: Level 3 Atrium  Cost: Included With Admission  Art Drop by The Rooms to meet local artists, have an up-close look at the work they...
This is a free introductory meditation course offered to everybody in the local community. Meditation helps to relax the body and quiet the restless mind. No prior experience is necessary....

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