City Services: Heritage Day 2020

We're adjusting our hours of operation for Heritage Day on Monday, Aug. 3, 2020.

Getting around

Calgary Transit 
Mandatory Face Coverings: beginning August 1, we’re making face coverings mandatory while riding Calgary Transit to help keep you and your fellow riders safe from the spread of COVID-19. Visit to learn more.

August 1-4: Beginning August 1 until the early morning of August 4 (before service starts), the Red Line will be closed between Brentwood and Sunnyside stations. Buses will replace train service between Brentwood and Sunnyside stations, running every 2-3 minutes. Visit for more information and live updates.

August 3: we will provide a Sunday level of service. Check our schedules page to find out when your bus is running.

Roads Paving
Saturday, August 1 will see some paving jobs in Calgary that could cause some traffic delays.

  • 4 Avenue will be paved between 3 Street S.E. and 6 Street S.W.
  • Eastbound James McKevitt Road S.W. will be paved from Fish Creek Boulevard to Millrise Boulevard.

Both of these projects are scheduled for Saturday only, expect work to take place between the hours of 6 a.m. and 8 p.m. – watch for detour signs in the area, and use alternate routes when possible.

Calgary Parking Authority
Holiday rates will be in effect at select CPA surface lots and parkades, and payment is not required for on-street ParkPlus zones on Monday, August 3 for Heritage Day. Regular rates will be in effect at the Calgary Zoo and TELUS Spark, while parking will be free at Heritage Park. CPA's main office location (620 9 Ave SW) and the Impound Lot (400 39 Ave SE) will be closed on August 3.

Reports of illegally parked vehicles may be made to 403-537-7100 option #2 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Online payments and appeals can be made at

Things to do

Outdoor pools and spray parksBeat 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. Please visit or your local community association’s website for new COVID-19 Health and Safety Protocols at these facilities.

All City of Calgary golf operations are open on Heritage Day (regular weekday hours). Visit to book tee times and print score cards.

Staying safe

Mandatory Face Coverings in Indoor Public Spaces Begins this weekend
For the safety and protection of our community, the City of Calgary requires the wearing of face coverings or masks in indoor public areas and public vehicles beginning Saturday, Aug. 1. For more information, please click here.

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.

Around the house

Landfill hours Landfill hours and locations are available on Hours for this weekend are as follows:


Saturday, August 1

Sunday, August 2

Monday, August 3(Heritage Day)





East Calgary








Facility closures
All City of Calgary administrative buildings, including City Hall, will be closed on Monday, Aug. 3.

Monday, Aug. 3 - CLOSED: