What is open and closed in Winnipeg on the New Year Eve

Are you ready for the new year? Today we will tell you what works and what does not work in the city on the eve of the new year.

City services

All city services will be closed until January 2. If the residents of the city need urgent services, they can call 311 and get the necessary advice.

Winnipeg Transit

On the eve of the new year, Winnipeg Transit gives all residents a free trip. Winnipeggers will be able to take advantage of this offer from 7 p.m. until the last trip at about 1 a.m.

Winnipeg Parking Authority

City residents will have free parking from 5 p.m. on December 31 and all day on January 1.


City garbage services will not work on January 1. If you left the Christmas tree near the house, it will not be taken away. Therefore, it is recommended that city residents bring their live trees to recycling services.


All libraries in the city will be open until 5 p.m. on Monday. They will be closed on Tuesday.

Leisure centres

Most leisure centres will be open until 4-5 p.m. on Monday and will be closed on Tuesday.

Swimming pools

City pools close at 4 p.m. on Monday and will begin their work on Wednesday.

Animal services

All animal services will be closed on Tuesday.


Winnipeggers will be able to visit cemeteries on Monday if the weather is fine. On Tuesday, cemeteries will not be open.

Manitoba Liquor Marts

Stores will work on Monday until 6-7 p.m.

Grocery stores

Most stores will work on Monday short business hours and will be closed on Tuesday. City residents can contact the store they are interested in and find out the work schedule.

Shopping malls

All shopping malls will be closed on the first day of the new year, but they will be open on December 31 for those who are planning to buy gifts.

Family fun

The Forks and Assiniboine Park Zoo will be open all holiday days from 7 a.m. to 11 p.m.

The Manitoba Museum and the Canadian Museum for Human Rights will be open from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Monday and Tuesday.

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