Special events

Signal Hill National Historic Site

Memorial Day / Canada Day sunrise event

a family of five holding Canadian flags and Canada umbrellas
Time: 6:00 am
Location: Signal Hill upper parking lot (adjacent to Cabot Tower)
Cost: Free!


Be the first in the country to celebrate Canada Day!
Join us and the City of St. John’s as we commemorate Memorial Day with a flag raising ceremony, followed by cupcakes to get the Canada Day celebrations started. Bring your Canadian flags and best anthem singing voices.

*A free metrobus shuttle will be operating between the Visitor Centre and Cabot Tower starting at 5:15 am.

Signal Hill’s annual kite festival - details coming soon!

a silhouette of a child flying a kite overlooking the city
Location: Visitor Centre - Signal Hill National Historic Site
Cost: Free!


Join us for some traditional, family fun at the Visitor Centre on Signal Hill National Historic Site. There will be kite making workshops, live music, kite flying, and so much more!!

** Please note that the summit of Signal Hill is in a flight path and kite flying will NOT be permitted there. The performance field next to the Visitor Centre will be the designated kite flying zone.

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