Here's what's open and closed on Family Day in Vancouver

Feb 14 2020, 10:19 am

Family Day in Vancouver means a whole extra day of sleeping in, indulging in late-morning eggs and bacon, and overall just taking it easy.

Oh, yeah, and spending quality time with your loved ones.

Regardless of how you’re planning to take advantage of the long weekend, this guide will come in handy should you run out of milk or choose to leave the house for any other reason on the stat holiday.

As per usual, government offices including Canada Post and City Hall will be closed, along with banks and libraries.

Here’s what’s open — and what’s not — in Vancouver on Monday, February 17:


Grocery Stores

liquor sales

Grocery stores/Shutterstock

Liquor Stores

Fall drinks/BC Liquor Stores

  • BC Liquor Stores (some will open with reduced hours; some closed)
  • Private liquor stores (regular hours)



CF Pacific Centre

Pacific Centre / Shutterstock

The following malls are open (refer to their websites for specific hours):

City services

  • All community centres will be closed with the exception of Coal Harbour, Creekside, False Creek, Kensington, Kerrisdale, Kitsilano, Mount Pleasant, Sunset, Trout Lake, West End, and West Point Grey, which will operate under reduced hours
  • About half the fitness centres in Vancouver are open (check this list for exact times)
  • All golf courses are open

Post offices

  • According to Canada Post, regular collection and delivery of mail occur on Family Day



Grocery stores


  • Pharmasave (some open with regular hours; some are closed)


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