It's Christmas Eve— but don't panic— there are a few more hours to get last-minute Christmas gifts.

Shopping

On Christmas Eve Halifax Shopping Centre closes at 5 p.m.

Dec. 25 Closed

Dec. 26 Closed

Dec. 27 8 a.m. to 9 p.m.

Mic Mac Mall

Dec. 24 Closes at 5 p.m.

Dec. 25 Closed

Dec. 26 Closed

Dec. 27 9 a.m. to 9 p.m.

 

Spirits

If you're in a pinch you can always pick up a gas gift card at one of the 24-hour gas stations.

For Nova Scotians who enjoy a rum and eggnog or a festive brew on Christmas:

NSLC

Dec. 24 Open until 5 p.m.

Dec. 25 Closed

Dec. 26 Closed

Bishops Cellar

Dec. 24 Closes at 6 p.m.

Dec. 25 Closed

Dec. 26 Closed

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You have until 5 p.m. on Christmas Eve to buy alcohol (Remy de la Mauviniere/Associated Press)

 

Moosehead Cold Beer Store

Dec. 24 Closes at 6 p.m.

Dec. 25 Closed

Dec. 26 12-8 p.m.

Garrison Brewing Company

Dec. 24 Closes at 6 p.m.

Dec. 25-Closed

Dec. 26 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.

Propeller brewery

Dec 24 Closes at 5 p.m.

Dec. 25 Closed

Dec. 26 12 p.m. until 8 p.m.

Getting around

All Harbour bridges will be free on Christmas Day.

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Free rides on the MacKay bridge in Dartmouth on Christmas Day. (CBC)

 

Halifax Metro Transit Alderney Ferry

Dec. 24:  Normal weekday service

Dec. 25: No service.

Dec. 26: Holiday Service, check Sunday schedule for times.

Regular Buses:

Dec. 24 Normal weekday service

Dec. 25 Holiday Service, Seniors ride for free.

Check Sunday schedule for times

Dec. 26 Holiday Service

MetroLink, MetroX #330 Tantallon/Sheldrake Lake, Porters Lake #401, Sambro #402, and Woodside Ferry:

Dec. 24 Normal weekday service

Dec. 25 No service

Dec. 26 No service

Here and there

  • All major banks will be closed on Dec. 25 and Jan. 1.
  • Mail will not be delivered on Dec. 25, 26 or 31 and all Canada Post offices will be closed.
  • Halifax public libraries are close at 1 p.m. Christmas Eve and reopens on Dec. 27.
  • All federal government offices are closed on Dec. 25, 26 and Jan. 1.
  • There will be no parking restrictions at the Nova Centre excavation site — with the exception of the marked site entrance gates— until Jan. 2, 2013.

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