Remembrance Day, Holiday Hours and Parking

The Canadian flag will be flown at half-mast at Victoria City Hall from sunrise to sunset on November 11 to mark Remembrance Day. 

Remembrance Day

Vancouver Island residents are being encouraged to stay home and watch a special ceremony from the provincial capital that will be broadcast on CHEK TV at 10:30 a.m. In past years, the event has been attended by up to 10,000 people.

Royal Canadian Legion's Digital Poppy Campaign

Check out the Royal Canadian Legion's digital poppy campaign where you can honour veterans by dedicating a virtual poppy in memory of their name. Poppies are available at a range of local venues. 

Holiday Hours and Parking

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

Closed Wednesday, November 11, 2020
City Hall
Beacon Hill Park Maintenance Yard
Public Works Yard

Note: The Crystal Pool and Fitness Centre and the Victoria Conference Centre/Administration Office remain closed due to COVID-19. Learn more about the City's response to COVID-19

Kitchen Scraps and Garbage Collection
Kitchen Scraps and Garbage collection will not occur on Wednesday, November 11. View your Kitchen Scraps and Garbage Collection Schedule.

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
Parking downtown at on-street meters and at City parkades will be free on Wednesday, November 11. Learn more about parking downtown