We aim to make the downtown a more attractive place to live, shop, work, and visit while preserving and enhancing it as the dominant commercial centre of St. John’s.
Over 250 pole-mounted decorations adorn the downtown area every holiday season to help light up the area and prepare for the annual Christmas Parade.
Food, music, art, and so much more are yours to experience downtown. We have something for everyone, so you can find what you're looking for all right here
Downtown St. John's has over 40 decorative trash receptacles placed throughout downtown to help minimize litter, and keep the area clean and beautiful.
Have it all right outside your door. Work, shopping, nature, and so much more are all downtown, and you can enjoy it right on your front step.
95 poles have been wrapped with Tyvek, for the easier removal of old posters by Downtown St. John’s, in partnership with the city of St. John’s and NL Power.
A place where new industry and old tradition meet by the ocean, and industry leading international companies meet independent local businesses, this is more than your typical workplace.
The Christmas Parade attracts over tens of thousands of spectators, approximately 100 entries, 5000 participants, and more than 4500 volunteers.
Unique gifts and world-class food. Downtown can satisfy both your wallet and your stomach like nowhere else
Newfoundland's first bank robbery took place at The Colonial's savings bank, which was located in the buildings basement.
Whether planned or spontaneous, the key to a great adventure is downtown
Government House is constructed of red sandstone quarried from Signal Hill by labourers from Scotland, upon it's completion in 1831 the final cost was three times more than the original estimate.
Downtown never stops, and neither should you. Plan your own experience and find out just how much downtown St. John’s has to offer when you get involved.
Bannerman Park was host to a tent town in 1892, for refugees who sought shelter from the Great Fire. Each summer, it is the host to the annual Newfoundland and Labrador Folk Festival.
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Sunday, November 29, 2015 at 12:00 pm
Sunday, November 29, 2015 at 12:00 pm!
Heritage, lively traditions and cozy hospitality.
Attractive place to live, shop, work and visit
Saturday, Monday, Tuesdayda 9-5
Wednesday, Thursday, Friday 10-5
Please contact us for more information.
The Annual Downtown St. John’s Tax Free Day has been set for Saturday, November 7, 2015. Over 70 participating stores! Most participating stores will be extending their business hours to 9:00 pm on Tax Free Day!
Contact: Lorne Loder, Owner
Mon to Wed 9:30 am to 5:30 pm
Thurs & Fri 9:30 am to 9:00 pm
Sat 9:30 am to 5:30 pm
Sunday 12:00 am to 5:00 pm
Please contact us for more information.
Kids, don’t forget to bring along to letters to Santa! Canada Post employees will be collecting them along the route and sending them to the North Pole!
Ten positions will be filled for a two-year term. Nominations papers must be received by the Returning Officer by 4:30 pm on Friday, December 4, 2015.
Forty Downtown St. Johns businesses part of new Gold Star Retail Program.
Applications for the 2015 Annual Downtown Christmas Parade are now available!
Location: New Gower Street (between Barters Hill and Queen Street)
Start Date: Sunday, March 16, 2014 – 7:00 am to Friday, March 21, 2014 – 11:45 pm
Motorists and pedestrians are advised that New Gower Street eastbound (both lanes) will be closed between Barters Hill and Queen Street beginning 7 am, Sunday, March 16 until Friday, March 21 to facilitate work on the St. John’s Convention Centre. Motorists are advised to use alternate routes and expect significant delays.
For more information please contact Access St. John’s at 311 or 754-CITY (2489)