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.

Today, the City of St. John’s is announcing additional closures and information for residents regarding the impact of COVID-19 on city services. All city parks are now closed to the public.
City Council is announcing a number of changes to reduce the tax burden on residents and businesses during these challenging times.
The City of St. John’s wishes to announce that the Council Meeting for Monday, March 23, has been postponed until Monday, March 30, 2020.

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Application A Discretionary use application has been submitted by Golfdale Entertainment Corp. for a Lounge and Place of Amusement for Billards in a suite at 430 Topsail Road (Village Mall).  ...
The City of St. John’s is seeking nominations for the annual Tourism Awards.   The awards recognize our best in tourism, while also increasing public awareness about the industry as a strong and...
Applications are invited from qualified persons to serve on the Youth Advisory Committee. The Youth Advisory Committee provides information and advice to the Committee of the Whole on matters related...

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Our third open mic season starts up January 2nd, with prizes to be won! Every Thursday evening 8-11pm join us at the Peter Easton Pub, 29 Cookstown Road, for a weekly open mic hosted by Matthew...

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