Thanksgiving Holiday Hours and Parking

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

Closed Monday, October 8:
City Hall
Beacon Hill Park Maintenance Yard
Public Works Yard
Victoria Conference Centre and Administration Office

Crystal Pool and Fitness Centre
Bring the family for some healthy fun at the Crystal Pool and Fitness Centre on Thanksgiving weekend! We'll be open on the holiday Monday from 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. Here's what's planned:

  • Family Swim and Lengths: 10 a.m. - 1 p.m.
  • Everyone Welcome Swim: 1 p.m. - 4 p.m.
  • Fitness Supervision: 10 a.m. - noon

Kitchen Scraps and Garbage Collection
Kitchen Scraps and Garbage collection will not occur on Monday, October 8. View your Kitchen Scraps and Garbage collection schedule here.

Saturday Garden Waste Drop-Off
On Saturday, October 6, the Garden Waste Drop-Off at the Public Works Yard will be open from 7 a.m. - 2 p.m. 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. (Now that rainy weather is upon us, if you see water pooling in your street, please call 250.361.0400 to help prevent flooding.)

Parking downtown at on-street meters and at City parkades will be free on Sunday, October 7 and Monday, October 8 for Thanksgiving. Pay parking is in effect at the City's surface parking lots 24/7. Learn more about parking downtown.

We hope you have a safe and happy Thanksgiving.