Victoria Day is a statutory holiday in Canada, and many businesses will be closed today as a result.

The holiday honours Queen Victoria's birthday, May 24, 1819. Victoria died Jan. 22, 1901, at age 82, the longest-reigning British monarch in history.

The Victoria Day long weekend is considered an unofficial kick-off to summer. Here’s a look at what’s open and closed around Windsor:


  • All Beer Stores and LCBO locations
  • Government offices
  • Libraries
  • Malls
  • Most grocery stores and pharmacies
  • Banks
  • Mail delivery
  • Garbage pickup will resume Tuesday


  • Adventure Bay Water Park: 10 a.m. – 8 p.m.
  • Windsor International Aquatic and Training Centre
  • Movie Theatres
  • Parks
  • Restaurants
  • City buses will be operating on a holiday schedule