City Services: Remembrance Day 2022

We’re adjusting our hours of operation for Remembrance Day on Friday, Nov. 11 2022

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

Below is a list of some of the Remembrance Day ceremonies happening in Calgary:

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. 

Getting around

Calgary Transit 

On Remembrance Day we’ll be operating buses, CTrains and On Demand on a Saturday level of service. Visit for more information on fares, schedules and service changes.

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

Hours of operation:

Call CentreClosed
Calgary Transit On Demand trip booking
403-262-1000, Option 2
8 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Customer Service CentresClosed
Calgary Transit Access (Booking Lines,
Customer Service and Eligibility)
Calgary Transit Access Trip Booking - Online24 hours
Calgary Transit Access  (Dispatch line
for same day service)
6 a.m. -

Road closures, detours and traffic

There will be a number of short-term road closures to accommodate Remembrance Day ceremonies on Friday, Nov. 11:

  • Memorial Drive will be closed between 4 Street N.E. and 3 Street N.W. from 9:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. 
  • Calgary Highlanders Remembrance Day Parade at Central Memorial Park road closures from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m.
    • 12 Avenue S.W. will be closed between 2 Street S.W. and 5 Street S.W.
    • 13 Avenue S.W. will be closed between 2 Street S.W. and 5 Street S.W.
    • 4 Street S.W. will be closed between 11 Avenue S.W. and 13 Avenue S.W.


Payment is not required for on-street ParkPlus zones and holiday rates will be in effect in select CPA surface lots and parkades. Regular rates will be in effect at Calgary Zoo, TELUS Spark and Heritage Park. The Municipal Impound Lot will also be closed. Visit for more information.

Veterans’ Parking: Parking in CPA surface lots and parkades (except for Calgary Zoo, TELUS Spark and Heritage Park) is free for Veterans displaying a valid Alberta registered veterans’ license plate. For more information on the Veterans’ Parking Program visit the website or call 403-537-7000.

Around the house

Landfill hours

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

 SpyhillEast CalgaryShepard
Friday, Nov. 11
(Remembrance Day)


7:30 a.m. – 5 p.m.


7:30 a.m. – 5 p.m.


8 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Saturday, Nov. 12


7:30 a.m. – 5 p.m.


7:30 a.m. – 5 p.m.


8 a.m. – 5 p.m.


Facility hours and closures

The following are open on Nov. 11:

  • Rose Kohn Arena, Murray Copot Arena, Jimmie Condon Arena: free public skates from 1 p.m. to 2:15 p.m.
  • Southland and Village Square Leisure Centres: arenas open for public skating from 1 p.m. to 2:15 p.m. Pool areas open from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.

The following are closed on Nov. 11:

  • All other arenas 
  • North Mount Pleasant and Wildflower Arts Centres
  • All other Aquatic and Fitness Centres
  • Athletic Parks
  • Calgary Soccer Centre

See facility websites for operating hours on Saturday and Sunday.