What's open and closed from Christmas Eve to Boxing Day in Halifax:

Metro Transit

  • Christmas Eve: Regular service
  • Christmas Day: Buses will be running on their Sunday schedule. Dial 480 + your bus stop’s four-digit number for information on when the next two buses for each route will be leaving.
  • Boxing Day: Again, buses will be running on their Sunday schedule.

Garbage and recycling pick-up

There will be no regular municipal solid waste collection services on Christmas Day.

Curbside collection of garbage, organics or recyclables normally scheduled for Wednesday will occur the following Saturday, Dec.28.

NSLC

  • Christmas Eve: All stores close at 5 p.m.
  • Christmas Day: Closed
  • Boxing day: Closed

Shopping

Mic Mac Mall

  • Christmas Eve: 9:30 to 5 p.m.
  • Christmas Day: Closed
  • Boxing Day: Closed

Halifax Shopping Centre

  • Christmas Eve: 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.
  • Christmas Day: Closed
  • Boxing Day: Closed

Park Lane Mall:

  • Christmas Eve: 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.
  • Christmas Day: Closed
  • Boxing Day: Closed

Scotia Square

  • Christmas Eve: 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.
  • Christmas Day: Closed
  • Boxing Day: Closed

Museums

Museum of Natural History

  • Christmas Eve: Closed
  • Christmas Day: Closed
  • Boxing Day: Closed

Maritime Museum of the Atlantic

  • Christmas Eve: 9:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.
  • Christmas Day: Closed
  • Boxing Day: Closed

Canadian Museum of Immigration at Pier 21

  • Christmas Eve: Closed
  • Christmas Day: Closed
  • Boxing Day: Closed

Discovery Centre

  • Christmas Eve: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
  • Christmas Day: Closed
  • Boxing Day: Closed

Halifax Public Library

Christmas Eve: 10:00 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Christmas Day: Closed

Boxing Day: Closed

Recreation

Halifax Oval

  • Christmas Eve: Public skates at 11 a.m. and 2 p.m.
  • Christmas Day: Holiday Skate at 2 p.m.
  • Boxing Day: Public skates at 9 a.m., 11:30 a.m.. 2 p.m., 4:30 p.m., 7 p.m.

For more HRM information and services, call 311