Visiting our City

Three people enjoying the ski and snowshoe trails at Pippy Park in St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador, on a sunny winter day. One person is classic cross country skiing, one is skate skiing, and the other is snowshoeing.
Winter Activity Centre's at Bowring Park and Pippy Park offer winter equipment rentals and are in full operation for the season.
logo for ChillFest, City of St. John's winter celebration, Feb. 13-17,2020. Snowman wearing a hat and scarf says "Events are FREE and for all ages!"
Celebrate winter at ChillFest! With a variety of events offered ChillFest has something for everyone and all events are free of charge to attend and open to all ages.
The City of St. John's offers ski and snowshoe rentals at Winter Activity Centre's located in Pippy Park and Bowring Park.
Skaters on The Loop in Bannerman Park
The Loop at Bannerman Park is now open for the 2019-2020 season!
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.

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 has discontinued clearing private sewer laterals of owner-occupied homes due to Occupational Health and Safety (OHS) concerns related to COVID-19.
Join us for a virtual, city-wide celebration of essential workers on Sunday, March 29 at 7 p.m.
The Residential Drop-Off (RDO) at Robin Hood Bay is closed to the public until further notice. The landfill site will remain open for commercial and municipal customers Monday to Friday.

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The City of St. John's is seeking nominations to fill the following vacancies for the Arts and Cultural Advisory Committee: one vacancy representing a Dance organization; one vacancy representing a...
Update March 26: The Council Decision Date has been changed to April 27, 2020. Application A Discretionary Use Application has been submitted by Pyramid Construction Ltd. requesting permission to...
Update March 26: The Council Decision Date has been changed to April 27, 2020. Application A Discretionary Use application has been submitted to operate a Home Occupation in a portion of the dwelling...

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Join us for exciting active fun as we hop, skip and jump the afternoon away with the Easter Bunny. Sunday, March 29 1:30 to 3 p.m. Paul Reynolds Community Centre, 35 Carrick Drive All ages...
Update Friday, March 13, 2020: Due to concerns around the COVID-19 virus, this fundraiser for REAL has been cancelled. Original post: Trivia Night in support of the REAL program. Get your...
As part of precautionary measures undertaken to mitigate the spread of the COVID-19 virus, City Council meetings will occur every second week beginning at 3 p.m., are closed to the public and will be...

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