Victoria Day in Barrie: Affected Services

(Barrie, ON) A number of services in Barrie 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 24. (

Curbside Collection

There will be no garbage, organics, recycling and yard waste collection on Monday, May 24 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. ( The landfill site is closed every Sunday and Monday.


Downtown parking (on-street and lots) is free on all statutory holidays. Waterfront parking is enforced 24/7/365.In specific waterfront areas, residents must display their permits and visitors are required to pay $10 per hour with a daily maximum of $50. (

Parking reminders:There is a 10-minute parking limit on Dunlop Street & side streets to help businesses and customers with curbside pickup. for full information.Two-hour free parking is being provided in the Chase McEachern Way and Maple Avenue parking lots until June 30. People using these lots must print a receipt from the machine and display it on their vehicle dashboard to be eligible for the free two-hour parking.

Recreation Centres

Due to the provincewide shutdown, Allandale Recreation Centre, Holly Community Centre, East Bayfield Community Centre, Eastview Arena and Sadlon Arena remain closed to the public (other than the immunization clinic at Holly Community Centre). There are no in-person programs/activity offerings, but virtual program offerings continue. for detailed up-to-date information.

City Hall

Barrie City Hall remains closed due to the provincewide stay-at-home order. to confirm the current status of all City services during the COVID-19 pandemic. Please continue to follow public health guidelines.

NOTE: Residents are permitted to use fireworks on the Victoria Day holiday (as per the Regulatory Matters by-law). Please review fireworks safety reminders and only gather with members of your own household.


Media Contact
Scott LaMantia
Senior Communications Advisor
The City of Barrie
(705) 739-4220 ext. 4529