Family Day Holiday Hours and Parking

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City of Victoria facilities will be observing the Family Day holiday on Monday, February 19, 2024. Police, fire and those who provide emergency streets and utility services are available 24/7.

Closed for Family Day – Monday, February 19

City Hall 

Crystal Pool and Fitness Centre

Beacon Hill Park Maintenance Yard 

Public Works Yard 

Victoria Conference Centre and Administration Office and Administration Office 

Family Day at Royal Athletic Park

Join us for a free Family Day event at Royal Athletic Park on Monday, February 19 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Activities will include family friendly music, complimentary light refreshments, mini-field soccer, bouncy castle and lawn games with special guest Harvey the HarbourCats mascot. 

The Province of British Columbia has provided City of Victoria a grant in support of our free, community Family Day activity. To learn more visit:

Organics and Garbage Collection 

Organics and garbage collection will not occur on Monday, February 19. View your Organics and Garbage collection schedule

Saturday Garden Waste Drop-off 

City of Victoria residents can drop off their garden waste year-round at the Public Works Yard at 417 Garbally Road, Saturdays from 7 a.m. to 2 p.m. The garden waste drop-off  will be open on Saturday, February 17. Yard and garden waste is also accepted in your curbside green bin.  

This service is for Victoria residents only and not for commercial use. For more information, call 250.361.0400 or view the Yard & Garden Waste page

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 will be FREE at City parkades and at on-street meters on Monday, February 19 for Family Day. 

Pay parking at on-street meters is in effect daily from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. except for statutory holidays. Parking is FREE at City parkades on Sundays and holidays. Pay parking is in effect 24/7 at the City's surface parking lots.  

Learn more about parking downtown.

Downtown Bike Valet 

Saturday, February 17 – 10 a.m.-8 p.m.

Sunday, February 18 – 10 a.m.-5 p.m.

Monday, February 19 – holiday hours 10 a.m.-5 p.m. 

For more information, please see 

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Winter Arts Festival

Join us for the Winter Arts Festival downtown over the Family Day long weekend, February 16-19 from 5-9 p.m. for some free family fun, brought to you by OUR DWTN.