Victoria Day Holiday Hours and Parking

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

Closed for Victoria Day – Monday, May 20
City Hall
Beacon Hill Park Maintenance Yard
Public Works Yard
Victoria Conference Centre and Administration Office

Crystal Pool and Fitness Centre
Saturday, May 18: 8:30 a.m. to 6 p.m.  
Sunday, May 19: 8:30 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Monday, May 20: closed

To register for programs and view drop-in schedules, visit

Organics and Garbage Collection
Organics and garbage collection will not occur on Monday, May 20. 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, May 18. Yard and garden waste is also accepted in your curbside green bin. Please bring a City of Victoria utility bill or driver's licence which shows residence at a property that receives the City's waste collection service. This service is not for commercial use and residents are encouraged to limit their use of this program to one trip per weekend. For more information, call 250.361.0400 or view the Yard and Garden Waste page

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 will be FREE at City parkades and at on-street meters on Monday, May 20 for Victoria Day.
On-street parking will not be available along the Victoria Day Parade route (Douglas Street from Tolmie to Belleville). Consider walking, cycling or taking BC Transit downtown. The parade begins at 9 a.m. so please arrive early as the parade is extremely popular! 

Pay parking at on-street meters is in effect daily from 8 a.m.-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.

Secure Bike Parking 
For those heading downtown by bike, scooter or any other active transportation device, check out the free, secure Bike Valet in Centennial Square. 

Operating hours this weekend: 
•    Saturday, May 18: 10 a.m. to 10 p.m.
•    Sunday, May 19: 10 a.m. to 10 p.m.
•    Monday, May 20: 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.

For more information on bike parking locations, please see: Bike Parking | Victoria.