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What's open and closed in HRM on Thanksgiving Monday

Here is a list of what's open and closed in the Halifax area on Thanksgiving Monday.

Many stores, businesses around the municipality will be closed on Monday

What's open during on Thanksgiving Day in the Halifax Regional Municipality? Read our guide to find out. (optimarc / Shutterstock)

Here is a list of what's open and closed in the Halifax area on Thanksgiving Monday:


  • Gateway Meat Market will be open regular hours over Thanksgiving weekend, from 8:30 a.m. to 8 p.m.
  • Sobeys will be closed.
  • Atlantic Superstore will be closed. 
  • Halifax Seaport Farmers' Market will be closed.
  • Costco will be closed.
  • Walmart will be closed.
  • Shoppers Drug Mart will have different hours at different branches. Check their website for more details.

Liquor and beer

  • NSLC will be closed. Check their website for more information on local agency stores.
  • Bishop's Cellar will be open.
  • Propeller Brewing Company will be open Monday, but will not be providing home deliveries.
  • Nine Locks Brewing Company will be open.
  • Moosehead Cold Beer Store on Windmill Road will be open.
  • RockHead Wine and Beer Market will be open.


  • Halifax Shopping Centre will be closed.
  • Mic Mac Mall will be closed.
  • Sunnyside Mall will be closed.
  • Bedford Place Mall will be closed.
  • Park Lane Mall will be closed.
  • Scotia Square Mall will be closed.

Halifax public libraries

All branches will be closed.


Bus services will run on a holiday on Monday. Click here for holiday schedule details.

Waste collection

There will be no solid waste collection service on Monday.

The Otter Lake Waste Management Facility and the municipal recycling facility will be closed on Monday.

The Household Special Waste Depot in Bayers Lake will be closed on Monday and will reopen for regular operating hours on Saturday, Oct. 17.


Most city-run recreation facilities will be closed on Monday. Residents are advised to call ahead to their respective facility for operating hours and program information.

The Emera Oval will be open on Monday, weather permitting.

Halifax Public Gardens

Open from 7 a.m. to a half hour before dusk.

311 citizen contact centres

The 311 call centre will be operating on regular hours, 8 a.m. to 8 p.m., on Monday. The three customer service centres that provide in-person access to municipal services and payments will be closed on Monday, reopening for regular business hours on Tuesday, Oct. 13.