Happy Easter Weekend! Easter is one of those tricky holidays when it comes to figuring out what’s open and closed. Are places closed on Friday? Or Sunday? or Monday? All of them? Fear not! Here’s what you need to know.
If your garbage is normally picked up on Friday or Monday, it still will be. They’re running their normal schedule both days.
Need to escape your family for a shopping trip…Plan for Saturday. All major shopping malls, like Polo Park, Kildonan Place, St. Vital etc. will be closed Good Friday and Easter Sunday.
Grocery stores such as Save-On-Foods, Safeway and Superstore will also be closed Good Friday and Easter Sunday.
If you need some adult beverages to go with Easter dinner. Plan ahead! All Liquor Mart locations in the city will be closed Good Friday and Easter Sunday. However, they will be open for extended hours on Saturday (9 a.m. until 11 p.m.).
The Assiniboine Park Zoo is open all weekend, including Good Friday and Easter Monday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. If you were hoping to check out The Canadian Museum for Human Rights, it’s open all weekend as well. And The Manitoba Museum will be open Good Friday from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. and closed Easter Monday.
Marshall has swimming lessons on Sunday, and I just assumed they wouldn’t be happening this weekend. But according to the website, they are! So if your kid is also in swimming lessons keep that in mind.
All City of Winnipeg swimming pools will be closed on Friday, April 14, except the Cindy Klassen Recreation Complex, which will be open from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Regular hours of operation are in effect for all pools on Saturday, April 15. Pools will be open on Sunday, April 16, as scheduled, but will close at 4 p.m.
All pools are closed on Monday, April 17, except the Pan Am Pool, which will be open from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., and the Cindy Klassen Recreation Complex, which will be open from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m.
City libraries will be closed Good Friday and Easter Sunday, but have regular hours on Saturday.
If you rely on transit to get around, the buses will be running on a Sunday schedule on Good Friday, BUT will be back to operating on regular hours Monday.