Happy Thursday and congrats on making it through another week! Your prize? An extra long weekend, but before we jump into things, there are a few things worth noting! First and foremost, you’ll need to know what’s open and what’s closed on Labour Day in Edmonton this year – because nothing kills the vibe quicker than a locked door.

Here’s what you need to know ahead of this Monday.

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Movie theatres


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Hoping to catch a flick this upcoming Monday? Landmark Cinemas and Cineplex locations across the city will all be open so pop some corn and settle in!

The Landfill

Good news, errand-doers, the Landfill will also be open this year on Monday. Check out their hours here.


Though we’d recommend checking their hours before heading out, West Edmonton Mall, Kingsway, Southgate Centre and Edmonton City Centre Mall will be open.

Edmonton Valley Mall

What’s new at the zoo? Well, in addition to their regular programming and the adorable exhibits, you can check out some stunning Lego art as well!

Where: 13315 Buena Vista Road

Edmonton-owned golf courses

Whether you were hoping to check out Riverside, Rundle Park or Victoria Park all Edmonton-owned golf courses will also be open this Labour Day – Check out the link here to make a tee time now

Grocery and liquor stores

Having a BBQ? Need milk or need to do a last-minute beer run before you head to your campsite? You’re in luck. Though (again) we’d recommend checking your local stop hours, most liquor and grocery stores will be open on Monday.

Telus World of Science


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Science rules! Especially when you get to check out some amazing family-friendly exhibitions and then maybe treat yourself to a movie inside the IMAX, or a little light show in the Zeidler Dome.

Where: 11211 142 St NW, Edmonton

Fort Edmonton Park

Hoping for a full day of fun both indoors and out? Fort Edmonton Park is the place to be, offering a mix of midway rides, restaurants, and exhibitions all focused on the history of Alberta!

Where:  7000 143 St NW, Edmonton


This Labour Day you will be able to visit several Edmonton museums like the Royal Alberta Museum and the Alberta Aviation Museum.

U of C Botanic Garden


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A little Labour Day road trip? Why not? This Monday outta town and head to the U of A Botanic Garden where you can wander acres of flowers and grass under the heat of the sun.

Where: 51227 AB-60, Parkland County


City-owned Recreation Facilities and Leisure Centres

Sorry, folks – but this Labour Day, many of Edmonton’s Recreational centres will be closed in lieu of the stat.

The following, however, will remain open with reduced hours:

Post Offices

Whether it’s an Amazon return or an invitation – it’ll have to wait! This Labour Day (and every stat holiday) the post office will be closed.



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While grocery and convenience stores will be open this Friday, Costco will be unshoppable this Monday Looks like you’ll have to get your massive hot do fix before September 4th! 

Government Offices

From the passport office to the DMV, all government offices will be closed on Labour Day.

But there you have it, friends. Everything that’s open/closed this Labour Day in Edmonton. Please be sure to double-check the hours of operation no matter where you’re headed and enjoy the day! Here’s to sun, fun and family!