Open and Closed on Victoria Day

A look at what’s open and closed in Ottawa on Victoria Day Monday.

Ottawa City Services:

  • Ottawa City Hall and all seven Client Service Centres will be closed
  • The City’s Provincial Offences Court will be closed


  • All City of Ottawa parking regulations and restrictions will apply on Victoria Day.

Garbage, recycling, green bin collection:

  • There will be no curbside green bin, recycling or garbage collection on Victoria Day. Victoria Day’s pick-up will take place on Tuesday, May 22. The collection of green bin, recycling materials and garbage will be delayed by one day all week
  • The Trail Waste Facility is closed on Monday.

Transit Services

  • OC Transpo service will operate on a Sunday schedule on Monday.
  • OC Transpo Customer Service Centre at the Rideau Centre will be open on Victoria Day from 10 a.m. to 6 .m. Customer Service Centres at Lincoln Fields, Place d’Orléans and St-Laurent stations will be closed.

Recreational Services

  • Many pools, fitness centres and some arenas will be open on Victoria Day for public swimming, fitness schedules, aquafitnes and public skating. Visit for details

Other City of Ottawa services:

  • All Municipal Child Care Centres will be closed
  • All Ottawa Public Library branches will be closed
  • Art centres, galleries, theatres and museums will be closed on Monday.
  • Karsh-Masson Gallery, the Barbara Ann Scott Gallery and the City Hall Art Gallery at City Hall will be open

Ottawa malls and stores

  • Rideau Centre will be open on Victoria Day from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
  • Place d’Orléans, St. Laurent, Bayshore Shopping Centre, Carlingwood Shopping Centre and the Tanger Outlets will be closed on Monday.
  • LCBO and Beer Stores will be closed on Monday.
  • Businesses at Lansdowne and the Glebe are allowed to open on Victoria Day. Check with the store for details.