Holiday Hours and Parking

The following City of Victoria services will be observing the holiday hours listed below. Police, Fire, and emergency streets and utility services are not affected by the holidays and can be contacted 24/7.

City Hall
Beacon Hill Park Maintenance Yard
Public Works Yard

Thursday, December 24 – Closed at 2:30 p.m.
Friday, December 25 – Closed
Monday, December 28 - Closed
Friday, January 1 - Closed 

Crystal Pool and Fitness Centre
Thursday, December 24 – Closes at 4 p.m. (Last admission at 3:30 p.m.)
Friday, December 25 – Closed
Saturday, December 26 – Closed
Thursday, December 31 – Closes at 4 p.m. (Last admission at 3:30 p.m.)
Friday, January 1 – New Year's Day Levee from 1 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.
For detailed holiday hours and programming, please view the Holiday Drop-in Schedule.

Victoria Conference Centre and Administration Office
The Victoria Conference Centre and Administration Office will be closed from Thursday, December 24, 2015, re-opening on Monday, January 4, 2016.

Kitchen Scraps and Garbage Collection

Residential kitchen scraps and garbage collection will not occur on Friday, December 25 and Monday, December 28, 2015, and Friday, January 1, 2016. View your garbage and kitchen scraps collection schedule.

Garden Waste Drop-off
The Garden Waste Drop-off area at the Public Works Yard at 417 Garbally Road will be closed on Saturday, December 26, 2015. It will be open on Saturday, January 2, 2016 from 7 a.m. - 2 p.m. Please note that garbage is no longer accepted at the Public Works Yard.

Emergency Streets and Utilities Services
Emergency streets and utility services are not affected by the holidays and can be contacted day or night at 250.361.0400.

Parking Downtown
Parking downtown at City parkades and at on-street meters will be free from December 25 - 27, 2015 and on January 1 and 3, 2016.  Pay parking is in effect 24/7 at the City's surface parking lots.

The City of Victoria wishes everyone a safe and Happy Holiday!