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Victoria Day is a statutory holiday in Canada that celebrates the birthday of Queen Victoria. It falls on the last Monday before May 25 every year. This year, it is on Monday, May 24.

If you are wondering what’s open and closed in Winnipeg on this day, here is a list of some of the services and attractions that you can check out.


Place Time
The Manitoba Museum 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM
The Forks Normal hours
The Canadian Museum for Human Rights 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Assiniboine Park Zoo 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM
The Leaf 9:00 AM – 9:00 PM
Winnipeg Art Gallery 11:00 AM to 5:00 PM

Shopping Centres

Place Time
CF Polo Park 11:00 AM to 6:00 PM
Garden City Shopping Centre 11:00 AM to 6:00 PM
Grant Park Shopping Centre 12:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Kildonan Place 11:00 AM to 6:00 PM
Outlet Collection Winnipeg 11:00 AM to 6:00 PM
St. Vital Centre 11:00 AM to 6:00 PM

Grocery Stores

Place Time
Costco Closed
Safeway/Sobeys 8:00 AM to 10:00 PM
Superstore 7:00 AM to 7:00 PM
Walmart 7:00 AM to 10:00 PM
Liquor Marts 11:00 AM to 6:00 PM
except for True North Square

City Services

City hall and city administrative offices will be closed. Recycling, garbage and yard waste will be collected as usual for those with Monday as a collection day. Winnipeg Transit will operate on a Sunday schedule.

Place Time
Civic Offices Closed
Public Libraries Closed
Animal Services Closed
Pan Am Pool 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM
Margaret Grant Pool 1:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Cindy Klassen Recreation Complex 2:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Other Pools Closed
Brady Road Landfill 5:30 AM to 8:00 PM
the Brady 4R Winnipeg Depot 8:00 AM to 8:00 PM
Pacific and Panet 4R Depots Closed
Brookside Cemetery (admin closed)
Transcona Cemetery
St. Vital Cemetery
8:00 AM to 9:00 PM

Upcoming Events

Lights on the Exchange

Discover a reimagined Exchange District bathed in mesmerizing light. Lights on the Exchange, Winnipeg's FREE winter arts festival, ignites creativity with stunning installations, Jan 21-Mar 21.

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Exchange District, 492 Main Street
Winnipeg, R3B 1B7 CA
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10+ Free Weekend Events March 1-3

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Free Legislative Building Tour

Uncover Manitoba's rich history with a free tour of the stunning Legislative Building! Learn about architecture, government, and fascinating stories. Every Friday at 2 PM.

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Manitoba Legislative Building, 450 Broadway # 46
Winnipeg, R3C 1S4 CA
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First Fridays @ The Manitoba Museum

The Manitoba Museum is excited to partner with Manitoba Liquor & Lotteries to present our […]

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Manitoba Museum, 190 Rupert Avenue
Winnipeg, R3B 0N2 CA
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First Fridays in the Exchange

It's full-on creativity where Galleries, artists, unique shops and restaurants welcome your visit on the 1st Friday of each month.

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Free Indoor Public Skating @ River East Arena

River East 1410 Rothesay St. Friday, 5:45–6:45 p.m. | January 5 – March 15 Public […]

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River East Arena, 1410 Rothesay St
Winnipeg, MB Canada
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ArtWalk: Lights on the Exchange x First Friday

Explore the Exchange District with us as artists light up the neighbourhood. We will visit […]

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Exchange District BIZ, 492 Main Street, Winnipeg, MB R3B 1G6
Winnipeg, R3B 1G6 CA
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Free Ski Lessons @ The Forks

Calling all winter enthusiasts! Looking for a fun and free way to enjoy the outdoors? Join us for FREE cross country ski lessons every weekend at The Forks Winnipeg! These beginner-friendly lessons are perfect for anyone wanting to learn the basics of this exciting winter sport.

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The Forks, 1 Forks Market Rd Rm 201, Winnipeg, MB r3c4l8
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AWRA Winter Extravaganza 2024

This free event promises to be a fun-filled day for all ages, with ice skating, sponge hockey, pick-up games, 50/50, meat draw, beer gardens, marshmallow roast, live music, and more! Don’t miss out on the excitement - mark your calendars now!” AWRA Winter Extravaganza.

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AWRA -Assiniboia West Recreation Association, 861 Buchanan Blvd
Winnipeg, Manitoba Canada
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