What’s Open and Closed in Winnipeg on Victoria Day 2024

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What’s Open and Closed in Winnipeg on Victoria Day 2024: Your Comprehensive Guide

As Winnipeggers gear up to celebrate Victoria Day on May 20, 2024, Winnipeg for Free would like to ensure that everyone is well-informed about the city’s openings and closures. This day marks not just a federal holiday but also the unofficial start of the summer season for many Canadians. With most businesses and public facilities observing the holiday, it’s essential to plan ahead.

Shopping and Retail:

Shopping Centres: Prepare for a day of leisurely shopping as several malls will welcome visitors:

Kildonan Place — 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Grant Park — 12 p.m. to 5 p.m.

Polo Park — 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.

St. Vital Centre – 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Outlet Collection Winnipeg — 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Garden City — 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Liquor Marts: Most Winnipeg Liquor Marts will be open from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m., except for True North Square, which will remain closed.

City Services:

  • Civic Offices: All civic offices will be closed.
  • Recycling/Garbage Collection: Collections will proceed as normally scheduled for those with Monday as their collection day.
  • Landfills and Depots: Brady Road Landfill (commercial customers only) will operate from 5:30 a.m. to 8 p.m., while the Brady 4R Winnipeg Depot (residential customers only) will be open from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. The Pacific and Panet 4R Winnipeg Depots will be closed.
  • All Winnipeg Public Libraries will be closed
  • Cemeteries: Brookside, Transcona, and St. Vital cemeteries will remain open from 8 a.m. to 9 p.m.; however, the Administration Office at Brookside Cemetery will be closed

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Transportation:

  • Winnipeg Transit: Buses will run on a Sunday schedule.

Recreation and Leisure:

  • Libraries: All Winnipeg Public Libraries will be closed.
  • Indoor Pools and Fitness Centres: Select facilities will be open with modified hours:
    • Pan Am Pool — 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.
    • Margaret Grant Pool — 1 p.m. – 5 p.m.
    • Cindy Klassen Recreation Complex — 2 p.m. – 6 p.m.
    • All other pools and fitness centres will be closed.

Animal Services:

  • The Animal Services Agency will not be operating.

Grocery Stores:

  • Walmart: 7:00 AM to 10:00 PM.
  • Superstore: 7:00 AM to 7:00 PM.
  • Safeway: Most locations operating from 7:00 AM to 10:00 PM. However, some may extend their hours until 11:00 PM
  • Sobeys: Stores will generally be open from 7:00 AM to 10:00 PM, with the possibility of extended hours at certain locations.
  • Costco: All Costco warehouses in Winnipeg will be closed on Victoria Day.

Attractions

  • Manitoba Museum: will be open from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
  • Canadian Museum for Human Rights will be closed.
  • The Forks Market: Hours are not explicitly listed for Victoria Day, but it is typically open for regular hours
  • Manitoba Museum: Open from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
  • Canadian Museum for Human Rights: Will be closed.
  • Assiniboine Park Zoo: Open from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., with gates closing at 4:30 p.m.
  • The Leaf: 9:00 AM – 9:00 PM
  • Winnipeg Art Gallery: Open from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.

This comprehensive list should help Winnipeg residents and visitors alike make the most of their long weekend. Whether it’s shopping, taking care of errands, or enjoying a day out, knowing what’s open and closed can make all the difference. Remember to check individual business websites for any last-minute changes to hours of operation.

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