Need to know when the last bus leaves downtown and the last store closes on New Year’s Eve? We’ve got your back.
Civic offices are closed Jan. 1, 2018.
The City of Winnipeg is recommending people call 311 or email firstname.lastname@example.org if any city services are needed.
All malls are closed on New Year’s Day. On Dec. 31, the following malls are open:
- Grant Park (Noon-5 p.m.)
- St. Vital and Kildonan Place (11 a.m.-5 p.m.)
- Polo Park (11 a.m.-6 p.m.)
Major Grocery Stores
Superstore, Safeway/Sobeys, Save-On Foods and Wal-Mart are scheduled for regular Sunday hours on Dec. 31, but they will be closed the following day.
Manitoba Liquor Marts
Liquor stores will also close for New Year’s Day, but be open from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Sunday.
Recycling and Garbage Collection
There will be no recycling and garbage collection service on New Year’s Day. Garbage and recycling will be collected one day later than your normal collection day this week.
Need to get out of the house with the kids? Several places will be open New Year’s Eve and New Year’s Day.
- The Forks
- New Year’s Eve event, open 5 p.m. – midnight. Fireworks at 8 p.m. and midnight. Skating, dance party, horse-drawn wagon rides, ball hockey, snow sculpting are on tap.
- Shops are closed on Jan. 1, but park grounds are open.
- Assiniboine Park Zoo
- Dec. 31 and Jan. 1, open 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.
- Free admission for kids 12 and under until Jan. 7.
- Manitoba Children’s Museum
- Dec. 31, open 9:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. with a Top Hats and Tiaras event from 11 a.m. – 1 p.m., free with paid admission.
- Jan. 1, open 9:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
- Manitoba Museum
- Dec. 31 and Jan. 1, open 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Transit will operate on a Sunday schedule on Jan. 1. Free rides will be offered on New Year’s Eve starting at 7 p.m. until the end of service, with the last buses leaving downtown at 1:38 a.m.
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