It’s nearly here! The Long weekend is just around the corner but how will you spend it? Before you make any big plans, it’s important to know what’s open and closed on Family Day in Calgary and we’re here to help.

Whether you’re an adventure-seeker or just need to do some errands, here’s what to know ahead of February 19th, 2024.



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Museums are a great way to get out and about this Family Day and we’ve got great news!

Many Alberta-run spots will not only be open but totally FREE to check out this year.

Movie Theatres

Hoping to catch a flick this Family Day? Landmark CinemasCineplex and Calgary’s cheap theatre, Canyon Meadows, will all be open all weekend long.


Though we’d recommend checking their hours before heading out, Southcentre Mall, CrossIron MillsCF Chinook Centre, CF Market Mall and The CORE Shopping Centre will all be open on February 19th.

Grocery and Liquor Stores

Need milk or beer? You’re in luck. Though (again) we’d recommend checking your local stop hours, most liquor and grocery stores will be open on holiday Monday.

The Calgary Tower

Views, views and more views. After your chosen ceremony this week, check out the Calgary Tower and grab a bite to eat at Sky 360.

Where: 101 9 Ave SW, Calgary

Telus Spark

Looking for something fun to do with your favourite people? Why not spend the day at Telus Spark on Monday afternoon?

Where: 220 St. George’s Drive NE


While transit will be operational on Monday, February 19th, CTrains, buses and On Demand transport will run on their Sunday schedule.


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



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City-owned Recreational Facilities and Leisure Centres

This Family Day Monday, most city-owned pools, fitness and rec centres will be closed for the stat.

Village Square Leisure Centre, Southland, Thornhill, Acadia, and Bob Bahan, however, will remain open with special holiday hours.


As per their website, Calgary Parking Authority impound lots will be closed on Family Day this year.


While grocery and convenience stores will be open this Friday, Costco will be unshoppable this Family Day Monday- Looks like you’ll have to get your massive hot dog fix before February 19th.

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