City Services: Heritage Day 2018

We're adjusting our hours of operation for Heritage Day on Monday, August 6, 2018.

Getting around

​Calgary Transit  

Calgary Transit will provide Sunday level of service on Heritage Day, Monday, August 6. For more information on fares, schedules and service changes, please visit or @calgarytransit.

Special event road closures, detours and construction

There will be significant traffic impacts this weekend to accomodate special events and construction. Visit for up-to-date road closure and incident information in all quadrants of the city.


​No payment is required for on-street parking and holiday rates are charged at select surface lots and Calgary Parking Authority parkades on Monday, August 6.

Things to do

Heritage walking tours: Are you interested in learning more about Calgary’s heritage? Organize your own walking tour using one of our interactive maps:

Outdoor pools and spray parks: Beat the heat and enjoy the summer weather in Calgary by visiting one of our many wading pools, spray parks and outdoor pools around the city. Check the status here.

Golf: Book a tee time, print score cards and learn more about our eight municipal courses located throughout the city at

Leisure centres: Both Southland and Village Square Leisure Centres are open from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Monday, August 7. Regular admission applies.

Community events

Heritage Day Festival: Head down to Olympic Plaza on Monday for performances, cultural foods, and unique handicrafts. For more information, visit

Inglewood Sunfest: Soak up some rays in Calgary’s oldest neighbourhood at the Inglewood Sunfest, an all ages festival with bouncer for the kids, bands, street performers, patios and more than 200 vendors. For more information, visit

Fort Calgary Heritage Day: Celebrate Heritage Day at the confluence of the Bow and Elbow Rivers, where Calgary began. Enjoy various family-friendly activities, including mountie uniform try-on sessions, crafts, indigenous artisans and free museum tours. More information available at

For a list of community events happening in Calgary over the long weekend, check out local events listings.

Staying safe

Water safety tips

If you are planning to spend the day on one of Calgary's rivers, check out our for tips before heading out.

  • Elbow River: A water quality advisory remains in place for the Elbow River between Sandy Beach and 9 Avenue S.E. Alberta Health Services is reminding the public not to swim/wade at or between these two sites. If you decide to access the river, please take precautions. Avoid contact with the face/mouth and ensure hands are washed after being in the river. For more information visit

Fire safety

There are no fire bans or advisories in effect at this time. Always use caution when disposing of smoking materials or using outdoor open flames like barbeques and fire pits. Learn more about fire prevention and home safety at

Around the house

Home improvements

If you’re tackling a home improvement project this weekend be sure to visit to check out permit and bylaw information and/or apply online to book an inspection. 

Landfill hours 

Updated landfill hours and locations


East Calgary



Saturday, August 4

Open 7:30 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Open 7:30 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Open 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Sunday, August 5

Open 7:30 a.m. – 5 p.m.



Monday, August 6 (Heritage Day)

Open 7:30 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Open 7:30 a.m. – 5 p.m.


Facility hours and closures

All City of Calgary administrative buildings, including City Hall, will be closed on Monday, August 6.

Monday, August 6 - CLOSED: