Thursday, April 15, 2021


Easter Weekend in Winnipeg and What’s Open and Closed

Many businesses and government services change their hours over the Easter long weekend. Here’s a selection:


All COVID-19 testing sites are open for regular hours on both Friday and Sunday.


Polo Park shopping centre will be open 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Friday, closed Sunday, and open regular hours Monday.

St. Vital Centre will be closed Friday and Sunday, and open 11 a.m.-7 p.m. Monday.

Grant Park Shopping Centre is closed Friday and Sunday, but will be open Monday.

The Forks Market and Johnston Terminal are open through the Easter weekend.

Most grocery stores, including Safeway, Sobeys, Superstore and Walmart, are open on reduced hours Friday and Sunday.

Manitoba Liquor Mart stores in Winnipeg are closed Friday and Sunday.

Beer vendors and private wine stores set their own hours for the holiday.


The Assiniboine Park Zoo is open throughout the long weekend 9 a.m.-5 p.m.

The Manitoba Museum is open 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Friday and Sunday, closed Monday.

The Children’s Museum is currently closed.

The Winnipeg Art Gallery is open 11 a.m.-9 p.m. over the weekend. Advanced tickets are required to visit the new Qaumajuq exhibit, which are now sold out.

The Canadian Museum for Human Rights is open 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Friday, and closed Sunday and Monday.


Recycling and garbage will be collected normally.

The Brady Road landfill is open 8 a.m.-6 p.m. Friday and Monday, and 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday.


All civic leisure centres are closed Friday and Monday.

The Crescent Drive, Harbour View, John Blumberg, Kildonan Park and Windsor Park golf courses will open for the season starting today.

City of Winnipeg swimming pools will be open at 25 per cent capacity.


Buses will operate Friday on a Sunday schedule.

For route and schedule details, visit Winnipeg Transit or contact 311.


All Winnipeg Public Library branches are closed Friday and Sunday. Most are closed Monday, but the St. James-Assiniboia, St. Boniface, West Kildonan, Pembina Trail, Louis Riel, Henderson, Charleswood and Millennium libraries will be open 1-5 p.m.

For detailed information on library hours, call 311 or visit the Winnipeg Public Library website. (Main Source: Free Press)