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Lest We Forget the Living and The Dead
Lest We Forget the Living and The Dead

Remembrance Day Activities - What's Open? What's Closed?

KITCHENER – The Royal Canadian Legion Fred Gies Branch 50 will hold their annual Remembrance Day ceremony on Monday, Nov. 11, beginning at 10:45 a.m. at the Kitchener Cenotaph, located at the corner of Frederick and Duke streets in downtown Kitchener. The Remembrance Day parade will begin at 10:15 a.m. on Ontario Street between King and Duke Streets.

Members of council will attend to lay a wreath honouring veterans and those who have valiantly served our country during war and peacekeeping missions.

Parking is available throughout the downtown. Parking close to the cenotaph is available at the Charles and Benton and Duke and Ontario garages.

Governments and banks have a statutory holiday on Monday, Nov. 11. This closure affects some city-owned facilities.

Facility closures

Offices at Kitchener City Hall will be closed on Nov. 11. Services normally offered by staff will be available again on Tuesday, Nov. 12 at 8:30 a.m. The building itself will remain open from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. as it does on all holidays and weekends.


The Kitchener Market Food Hall will be closed as usual on Monday, Nov. 11. The Food Hall will reopen on Tuesday, Nov. 12 at 8 a.m.


All Kitchener Public Library locations are open regular hours on Monday, Nov. 11.


All pool facilities are open Monday, Nov. 11.


All community centres will be open regular hours on Monday, Nov. 11.


The Activa Box Office at The Aud will closed on Monday, Nov. 11. The Aud will be closed during the day, but will open at 4 p.m. for scheduled rentals.

The Activa Sportsplex will be open at 7 a.m., which includes the Lyle S. Hallman walking track. All other community arenas will be open for scheduled rentals.


Budd Park indoor facility will be open on Monday, Nov. 11 at 4:30 p.m.

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