City Services: Remembrance Day 2021

We're adjusting our hours of operation for Remembrance Day on Thursday, November 11, 2021.

Remembrance Day ceremonies

The Field of Crosses Remembrance Day ceremony will be livestreamed by Global Calgary. The park will open to the public at 2pm. For information on the Field of Crosses, please visit

The Hangar Flight Museum Remembrance Day service will be broadcast on CTV and livestreamed at, starting at 10:30am. For information on the Hangar Flight Museum, please visit

The Military Museums are hosting a Remembrance Day Service on Nov. 11 at 10:00 a.m. For information on the Military Museums service, visit

If you are planning to attend a Remembrance Day service or event, please check the event website or contact the organization to confirm the event details before attending. There may be some changes to annual events or services due to COVID- 19 pandemic public health measures.

For information on Alberta Health Services’ public health measures for events, visit

Flags lowered to half-mast

To honour the memory of those who have served and show appreciation for those who continue to serve our country, flags at all Government of Canada, Government of Alberta and City of Calgary facilities will be lowered to half-mast from sunrise to sundown on Remembrance Day.

Getting around

​Calgary Transit

All veterans and accompanying family members will be able to ride transit for free on Remembrance Day, Thursday, November 11. Veterans wearing uniforms or bearing veteran identification cards are eligible.

Calgary Transit will provide a Saturday level of service on Remembrance Day, Nov. 11. For more information on fares, schedules and service changes, please visit


No payment is required for on-street parking on Remembrance Day, November 11, 2021. Holiday rates will be in effect at select Calgary Parking Authority parkades and surface lots. Regular rates will be in effect on Friday, November 12. 

Parking in CPA surface lots and parkades will be free for Veterans displaying a Veterans licence plate on November 11.

The Impound Lot will be closed on Nov 11. 

Around the house

Landfill hours

Landfill hours and locations are available on Hours for Remembrance Day are as follows:



East Calgary


Thursday, Nov. 11


7:30 a.m. – 5 p.m.


7:30 a.m. – 5 p.m.


8:00 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Facility hours and closures

All City of Calgary administrative buildings, including City Hall, will be closed on Remembrance Day, Nov. 11.

The following are open Nov. 11:

  • Southland Leisure Centre 11:00 a.m. – 5 p.m.
  • Village Square Leisure Centre 11:00 a.m. – 5 p.m.

The following are closed on Nov. 11:

  • All aquatic and fitness centres (except Village Square Leisure Centre and Southland Leisure Centre)
  • Arenas, athletic parks, Soccer Centre
  • North Mount Pleasant and Wildflower Arts Centres

For hours of operation visit