Remembrance Day Half-Masting, Holiday Hours and Parking

Half-Masting Notification for Remembrance Day

The City of Victoria has received notice from the Province that the Canadian flag should be flown at half-mast from end of day today, Friday, November 10, 2017 to sunrise Tuesday, November 14, 2017 to mark Remembrance Day on Saturday, November 11, 2017.

Remembrance Day Holiday Hours

City of Victoria facilities will be observing the holiday schedule below for the Remembrance Day long weekend. Police, fire and those who provide emergency streets and utility services are available 24/7.

Closed Monday, November 13, 2017:
City Hall
Beacon Hill Park Maintenance Yard
Public Works Yard
Victoria Conference Centre
Administration Office

Crystal Pool and Fitness Centre
The Crystal Pool and Fitness Centre will be closed on Saturday, November 11 for Remembrance Day, but will be open regular hours on Monday, November 13.

Kitchen Scraps and Garbage Collection
Kitchen Scraps and Garbage collection will not occur on Monday, November 13. View your Kitchen Scraps and Garbage collection schedule here.

Saturday Garden Waste Drop-Off
On Saturday, November 11, the Garden Waste Drop-Off at the Public Works Yard will be closed. Learn more about this residential service. 

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

Parking Downtown

Parking is Free Saturday and Sunday but Not Monday
Parking downtown at on-street meters and at City parkades will be free on Saturday, November 11 on the Remembrance Day statutory holiday and on Sunday, November 12, but not Monday.

Pay parking will be in effect at City parkades and at on-street meters on Monday, November 13 (but free on Saturday, November 11). Pay parking is in effect at the City's surface parking lots 24/7. Learn more about parking downtown.