Things to do
Listen for the sonic boom of cannon fire atop Signal Hill, as you journey back to when British and French forces vied for strategic control over the harbour. See where Guglielmo Marconi received the world’s first transatlantic wireless signal. Watch as the Signal Hill Tattoo military interpreters dazzle with drills and drums. Explore iconic Cabot Tower, enjoy coastal hikes and take in soul-stirring views of St. John’s and the Atlantic Ocean.
From the creator of the award-winning St. John’s Haunted Hike, listen to tales of looming ghosts, wayward pirates, buried treasure, tragic drownings, and the headless phantoms of Signal Hill.
Come fire the Noon Day gun this summer! Book this special program and be part of the privileged few who can claim to have fired a cannon on Signal Hill.
Thrill to cannon boom and musket fire as you witness soldiers in period uniforms demonstrate precision military skills covering over a century of Newfoundland military service.