City Services: Labour Day 2018

We're adjusting our hours of operation for Labour Day on Monday, Sept. 3, 2018.

Getting around

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

A reminder that work on 17 Avenue S.W. will resume on September 4. Visit for updates.

Calgary Transit
Calgary Transit will provide a Sunday level of service on September 3. For more information on fares, schedules and fall service changes, please visit or @calgarytransit.

On-street parking is free on September 3 and holiday rates will be in effect at select Calgary Parking Authority surface lots and parkades. Holiday rates are listed on the parking locations map or at

Things to do

Enjoy a round of golf
Visit to book a tee time, print score cards and learn about special offers for the long weekend.

Catch a wave at Village Square Leisure Centre
Village Square Leisure Centre will be open from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Monday, Sept. 3. Regular admission applies.

Wading pools, spray parks and outdoor pools
Enjoy the last weekend of summer at a wading pool, spray park or outdoor pool. For more information visit

Enjoy Calgary’s pathways and bikeways
Calgary has an extensive network of multi-use pathways available to enjoy.  For real time bike and pathway information and traffic updates, visit before you play or travel this weekend. 

Community events

Looking for fun, family-friendly activities to enjoy over the long weekend? Here are some of the events happening in Calgary:

  • Stamps Labour Day Classic: Cheer on the Calgary Stampeders at the most anticipated game of the season – the Labour Day Classic! For more information, visit
  • Fiesta Filipino: Experience the sights, sounds and taste of Filipino culture from Aug. 31 to Sept. 2 at Olympic Plaza. Visit for more information. 
  • Calgary Highland Games: Watch some of the world's top pipers, drummers and athletes compete at at the Calgary Highland Games. Visit for more information. 
  • Calgary Pride: Celebrate Calgary’s diversity at 11 a.m. on September 2 at the Calgary Pride Parade. Visit for more information about the parade and related events.

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

Around the house

Community cleanups
Events continue throughout the month of September. View the community cleanup schedule to find out when crews will be in your neighbourhood.

Landfill hours
If you’re heading to the landfill, be sure to check out the updated landfill hours and locations


East Calgary



Saturday, Sept. 1

7:30 a.m. – 5 p.m.

7:30 a.m. – 5 p.m.

8 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Sunday, Sept. 2

7:30 a.m. – 5 p.m.



Monday, Sept.3
(Labour Day)

7:30 a.m. – 5 p.m.

7:30 a.m. – 5 p.m.


Staying safe

Playground zones
As students return to school, traffic gets a little heavier on our streets, sidewalks, bikeways and pathways. Remember to take extra caution and reduce speed when driving near playgrounds or schools. A reminder that playground zones are in effect 7:30 a.m. to 9:30 p.m. every day of the year.

Fire safety
There are no fire bans or advisories in effect. 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

Facility closures

The following City facilities and all administrative buildings (including City Hall) will be closed on Monday, Sep.3.: