City Services: Remembrance Day 2023

We’re adjusting our hours of operation for Remembrance Day on Saturday, Nov. 11 2023

To honour the memory of those who have served and to show appreciation for those who continue to serve our country, flags at all 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. 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.

The Red Line will be closed between Lions Park Station and downtown starting Saturday, Nov. 11 until the very early hours of Monday, Nov. 13. Shuttle buses will replace northbound train service to all stations from 7 Street Station to Lions Park Station; and southbound to all stations from Lions Park Station to 8 Street Station. Visit for full details.

Plan your trip, and find more information on fares, schedules and service changes at

Road closures, detours and traffic

There will be several short-term road closures to accommodate Remembrance Day ceremonies on Saturday, Nov. 11:

Field of Crosses (Nov. 11 from 9:30 a.m. to 12 p.m.)

  • Memorial Drive N will be closed between 4 Street N.E. and 10 Street N.W. with local traffic to Sunnyside maintained
  • The lower deck of the Centre Street Bridge will be closed
  • Please watch for increased pedestrian volume in the area
  • CPS will be on-site directing traffic at all closure points

Calgary Highlanders Remembrance Day parade (Central Memorial Park) (Nov. 11 from 10 a.m. to 1p.m.)

  • 12 Avenue S.W. will be closed between 4 Street S.W. and 2 Street S.W.
  • 13 Avenue S.W. will be closed between 5 Street S.W. and 2 Street S.W. with access to the Sheldon Chumir Health Centre maintained
  • 4 Street S.W. will be closed between 12 Avenue S.W. and 13 Avenue S.W.
  • Please watch for increased pedestrian volume in the area
  • CPS will be on-site directing traffic at all closure points

Road construction and traffic safety


On Saturday, Nov. 11, parking is free in on-street ParkPlus zones. Weekend rates will apply at all Calgary Parking surface lots and parkades. Our Contact Centre and Impound Lot will be closed. A dedicated team will be available from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. to attend to any calls or inquiries you may have. For more information, please visit Calgary Parking.

Veterans' parking: Veterans displaying a valid Alberta registered Veterans' license plate can park for free at Calgary Parking lots and parkades. For more information on the Veterans' Parking Program, please visit Calgary Parking or call 403-537-7000.

Around the house

Landfill hours

There will be regular hours of operation for Saturday, Nov. 11. Landfill hours and locations are available on

Facility hours and closures

The following are closed on Nov. 11:

The following are open on Nov. 11:

See facility websites for operating hours on Sunday.