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What is open and closed this Easter weekend in Calgary?

Easter weekend is just around the corner and the City of Calgary will be making some minor adjustments to their services to reflect the holiday.

Some city services are closed for the long weekend, while others may have adjusted their hours.

The City of Calgary suggests spending time outdoors to celebrate the change of season and the Easter break, while respecting current public health measures.

“With 8,000 acres of parkland, there’s plenty of room for physical distancing,” the City of Calgary said in a press release. “Help keep our parks safe and open by following health agency recommendations.”

The city found that 95% of Calgary citizens live within a five-minute walk of their local park.

“Stay close to home by visiting your neighborhood park,” the city said. “Avoid crowded parks and make sure that you are at least two meters apart when you pass other citizens on paths, paths and sidewalks.”

To make sure you aren’t surprised while you enjoy the long weekend, check out this list of opening hours and closings in Calgary during the Easter break.


Calgary Transit will offer a Sunday service on Friday April 2nd and Sunday April 4th. The timetables for CTrains and buses vary depending on the route.


No payment is required for ParkPlus zones on the street on Good Friday (April 2nd), Easter Sunday (April 4th) or Easter Monday (April 5th).

Vacation rates apply to select Calgary Parking Authority lots and parkades on April 2nd and 5th, while regular weekend rates apply on April 4th.

Regular prices apply throughout the weekend at the Calgary Zoo and TELUS Spark.

City landfills

Hours of operation will be adjusted at landfills across Calgary (see below).

Easter Weekend 2021 Landfill Hours (City of Calgary)

Recreational facilities

All Calgary recreational facilities are closed Friday April 2nd and Sunday April 4th.

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