Here’s what’s open and closed in Metro Vancouver for the May long weekend

It’s hard to believe we’re already two weeks into May, and the much-anticipated long weekend is just around the corner.

Here’s what will be open or closed this weekend.

This year, Victoria Day falls on May 20, and many stores and services will be closed for the day or operating on adjusted hours.

If you have some big parties planned or are hoping to enjoy some local recreation, make sure they’re open before you hit the road!

Grocery stores

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The following stores will be open, but hours may vary by location. Check the website for the operational hours at your local store.

Costco, however, will be closed.

Liquor Stores

Is it a holiday without booze?

Most private liquor stores will also be open.

Shopping Malls

Would you prefer a no-sweat day with air conditioning? Nearly all the major shopping centres across Metro Vancouver will be open, but most will operate on a holiday schedule.

Coffee and a quick bite

We’ve all been there, using a stat holiday as an excuse to be lazy and not cook or make our own coffee. Luckily, most coffee chains will open their doors, but hours may vary by location.

Services and amenities

Bus, Skytrain, and SeaBus services under TransLink will operate on a holiday schedule, so your route may be a little slower. West Coast Express, meanwhile, will cease operation.

Government offices, banks, and libraries will also be closed on Victoria Day Monday.

Museum and entertainment venues

Fancy a Monday Funday? These venues will be open.

With files from Regina Ng, Emma Kilburn-Smith and Nikitha Martins