What's open this New Year's Eve and New Year's Day in Halifax:

Metro Transit

  • New Year’s Eve: Extended service on most popular routes and harbour ferry service. Free rides from 6 p.m. to 2 a.m.

  • New Year’s 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.

Garbage and recycling pick-up

There will be no regular municipal solid waste collection services on New Year’s Day.

Curbside collection of garbage, organics or recyclables normally scheduled for Wednesday will occur the following Saturday, Jan. 4.

Beer, wine and spirits

NSLC

  • New Year’s Eve: All stores close at 6 p.m.

  • New Year’s Day: Closed

Bishop’s Cellar

  • New Year’s Eve: 10 a.m. - 8 p.m.
  • New Year’s Day: Closed

Premier Wine & Spirits

  • New Year’s Eve: 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
  • New Year’s Day: Closed

Propeller Brewery Gottingen location

  • New Year’s Eve: 10 a.m. - 10 p.m.
  • New Year’s Day: 12 p.m. - 8 p.m.

Propeller Brewery Windmill location

  • New Year’s Eve: 12 a.m. - 8 p.m.
  • New Year’s Day: 12 p.m. - 8 p.m.

Garrison Brewery

  • New Year’s Eve: 10 a.m. - 8 p.m.
  • New Year’s Day: Closed

Granite Brewery

  • New Year’s Eve: 10 a.m. - 7 p.m.
  • New Year’s Day: Closed

Bridge Brewing Company

  • New Year’s Eve: 12 a.m. - 7 p.m.
  • New Year’s Day: Closed

Shopping

Mic Mac Mall

  • New Year’s Eve: 9:30 to 5 p.m.

  • New Year’s Day: Closed

Halifax Shopping Centre

  • New Year’s Eve: 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.

  • New Year’s Day: Closed

Park Lane Mall 

  • New Year’s Eve: 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.

  • New Year’s Day: Closed

Scotia Square

  • New Year’s Eve: 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.

  • New Year’s Day: Closed

Museums

Museum of Natural History

  • New Year’s Eve: 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.

  • New Year’s Day: Closed

Maritime Museum of the Atlantic

  • New Year’s Eve: 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.

  • New Year’s Day: Closed

Canadian Museum of Immigration at Pier 21

  • New Year’s Eve: 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.

  • New Year’s Day: Closed

Discovery Centre

  • New Year’s Eve: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

  • New Year’s Day: Closed

Halifax Public Library

  • New Year’s Eve: 10:00 a.m. to 1 p.m. (Dartmouth North, JD Shatford, Musquodoboit Harbour locations closed).
  • New Year’s Day: Closed

Halifax Oval

  • New Year’s Eve: Family friendly event with DJ Chris Swift and fireworks: 6 p.m. - 8 p.m. 

  • Open skate with DJ Luke Bishop and fireworks: 9:30 p.m. - midnight

  • New Year’s Day: Public skate at 12 p.m. - 1:30 p.m. and again at 2:30 p.m.

For more HRM information and services, call 311.