Another stat holiday? Already? You better believe it! This Monday government employees and shops all over the city will be closing early or just taking the entire day off, so take note, friends, because nothing kills a vibe quicker than a locked door. Here is everything open and closed on Heritage Day in Calgary – for your convenience.

OPEN

MOVIE THEATRES

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

MALLS

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 August 1st.

HERITAGE PARK

 

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Where better to celebrate Heritage Day, than Heritage Park? This year, not only will they be open, Calgary’s living history museum will have an entire day of programming, food and sunshine. From musicians to dancers, drummers and more – celebrate our country’s diversity and make some memories along the way!

Where: 1900 Heritage Dr. SW, Calgary

THE CALGARY ZOO

This holiday Monday, rally the fam and head over to The Calgary Zoo where guests are encouraged to meet and greet the new baby gorilla, as well as other furry friends from pigs and giraffes to monkeys and lemurs.

Where: 210 St. George’s Drive NE, Calgary

CALGARY-OWNED GOLF COURSES

Whether you were hoping to check out Maple Ridge or Lakeview, all Calgary-owned Calgary golf courses will also be open this Heritage Day – Check out the link here to make a tee time now!

GROCERY & 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 this Monday.

THE CALGARY TOWER

 

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Views, views and more views. This Heritage Day, check out the Calgary Tower, grab a bite to eat at Sky 360 and enjoy!

Where: 101 9 Ave SW, Calgary

TELUS SPARK

They say you should learn one thing a day – why not head to Telus Spark on August 1st and have a ton of fun while filling your brain with funky facts?

Where: 220 St. George’s Drive NE

FORT CALGARY

With a ton of enlightening performances, demonstrations and readings – Calgarians are encouraged to learn a thing or two at Fort Calgary. The best part? Admission is free, so check it out!

Where:750 9 Avenue SE, Calgary

CALAWAY PARK

 

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This Monday, adrenaline junkies and families looking to enjoy the sunshine can do so at Calaway Park between 10 am to 7 pm. Hold on tight and enjoy!

Where: 245033 Range Rd 33, Calgary

MUSEUMS

This Heritage Day Calgarians will be able to visit several in-city museums like Contemporary CalgaryThe Hangar Flight Museum, and the Military Museum. Happy learning!

CLOSED

CITY-OWNED RECREATIONAL FACILITIES AND LEISURE CENTRES

Sorry, folks – but this Heritage Day, all city-owned pools, indoor and outdoor, as well as fitness and rec centres will be closed in lieu of the Stat holiday. Don’t worry though, it won’t be long until they reopen.

POST OFFICES

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

COSTCO

 

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While grocery and convenience stores will be open, Costco will be unshoppabe this Monday. Looks like you’ll have to get your massive hot do fix before Heritage Day! 

GOVERNMENT OFFICES

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

INGLEWOOD BIRD SANCTUARY

Sorry, avid bird watchers. This Monday the city’s frequent flyers and sanctuary staff will be given the day to rest and relax – because they deserve it!

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