National Day for Truth and Reconciliation is coming up on Saturday, September 30th, and it’s a statutory holiday in BC. As such, there may be some closures and holiday hours to make note of ahead of making your plans this weekend. So with that in mind, here’s what’s open and closed in Vancouver on September 30th.
- Parks, gardens, and beaches
- VanDusen Botanical Garden (open from 10 am to 5 pm)
- Bloedel Conservatory (open from 10 am to 5 pm)
- Granville Island Public Market (open from 9 am to 6 pm, individual stores vary)
- Science World (open from 9:30 am to 4 pm)
- Vancouver Art Gallery (tickets currently available between 10 am and 4 pm)
- Vancouver Aquarium (open from 10 am to 5 pm)
- Pharmacies (varying by location)
- Home Depot (modified hours)
- Translink bus, SkyTrain, and Seabus services (operating on a Saturday schedule)
- 7-Eleven (open 24 hours)
- BC Liquor Stores (varying by location)
- Grocery stores (varying by location)
- Shopping Malls (hours varying by location)
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- Government buildings
- Public libraries
- West Coast Express services
- TransLink Customer Service Centre and Lost Property Office
- Post Offices
Aside from September 30th, most business hours should remain as usual on Sunday and Monday.
Enjoy the long weekend, and check out these ways to observe National Day for Truth and Reconciliation in Vancouver if you need some ideas on where to start.