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What's open and what's not on Victoria Day

No transit service on Monday but there will be free parking downtown
Barrie City Hall file photo



BARRIE, ON – A number of services are affected by holiday weekends. The following municipal services will be affected this Victoria Day weekend:

Barrie Transit

There will be no Transit service on Monday, May 22.

Curbside Collection

There will be no garbage, organics, recycling and yard waste collection on Monday, May 22 in Barrie. Collection during the week of this holiday will occur one day later for the remainder of the week. Remember: materials must always be curbside by 7 a.m. on your collection day. Note: the landfill site is closed to the public every Sunday and Monday.


Downtown parking (on-street and lots) is free on all statutory holidays. Waterfront parking is enforced 24/7/365. Residents must display their permits and visitors are required to pay $3 per hour with a daily maximum of $15.

Recreation Centres

All recreation centres are closed on Monday, May 22.

City Hall

Barrie City Hall will be closed on Monday, May 22.

Note: The City of Barrie does not host a fireworks show on Victoria Day weekend. Residents are permitted to use fireworks on the Victoria Day holiday (as per the Regulatory Matters by-law). Please review fireworks safety reminders.