New Brunswick

What's open New Year's Eve and New Year's Day?

If you're looking to pick up last-minute snacks for your New Year's Eve party, you may want to check what grocery stores are open and closed first. Here's a look at where you can and can't go on New Year's Eve and New Year's Day.

Most grocery and retail stores have reduced hours Tuesday and are closed Wednesday

Most retail shops, grocery stores and government offices are closed New Year's Day. (Roman Sigaev/Shutterstock)

If you're looking to pick up last minute snacks for your New Year's Eve party, you may want to check out what grocery stores are open and closed before you head out in the cold. 

Here's a look at where you can and can't go on New Year's Eve and New Year's Day.

Retail and grocery

  • Most Sobeys locations across the province are open New Year's Eve and closed New Year's Day. The opening and closing times vary from community to community. Sobeys' online store locator lists hours for each store in the province. 
  • New Brunswick Walmarts are open from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. Tuesday. All locations in New Brunswick are closed Wednesday.
  • Atlantic Superstore hours vary Tuesday, but all locations are closed Wednesday. 
  • NB Liquor stores are open 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. New Year's Eve. All stores are closed New Year's Day.
  • Cannabis NB locations are also open 10 a.m. to 6 p.m Tuesday and closed Wednesday.
  • Fredericton's Regent Mall and Moncton's CF Champlain Place and Saint John's McAllister Place are open 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday. All three are closed Wednesday.
  • The Saint John City Market is open 7:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. on New Year's Eve and closed New Year's Day.

Government offices, public services

  • Fredericton Transit will stop operating early New Year's Eve. Buses will not run New Year's Day.
  • Saint John Transit will operate its regular schedule on New Year's Eve. There will be no service on New Year's Day.
  • Codiac Transpo will offer free service on New Year's Eve from 5:30 p.m. to 1:30 a.m. on six transit routes: 51 Green Line, 52 blue Line, 61 Elmwood, 62 Hildegard, 64 Hospitals and 80/81 Riverview. There will be no transit service on New Year's Day.
  • Service New Brunswick will operate on its regular hours on Tuesday. Service New Brunswick and Service Canada are closed Wednesday.
  • Public libraries in the province are closed Wednesday.

Recreation

  • The Beaverbrook Art Gallery in Fredericton is closed New Year's Day.
  • In Saint John, the New Brunswick Museum is closed New Year's Eve and New Year's Day. It will reopen at noon on Thursday.
  • Resurgo Place in Moncton is closed Tuesday and Wednesday.
  • Most Cineplex Theatres are open.

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