Your guide to what's open and closed over the Christmas holidays

It's that time of year again, when the hustle and bustle of holiday shopping comes to a close — at least for a couple of days.

Here's what's open and closed on Christmas Day and Boxing Day.

Retail and grocery

  • Sobeys, Atlantic Superstore and Walmart are closed.
  • NB Liquor are closed. 
  • Cannabis NB are closed. 
  • Fredericton's Regent Mall, Moncton's CF Champlain Place and Saint John's McAllister Place are closed.
  • The Saint John City Market is closed.
  • Some pharmacies, such as Shoppers Drug Mart, are open but have limited hours.

Government offices, public services

  • Fredericton Transit, Saint John Transit and Codiac Transpo will not be operating.
  • Service New Brunswick and Service Canada are closed. 
  • Public libraries in the province are closed.
  • Post offices are closed. 
  • Banks are closed. 


  • The Beaverbrook Art Gallery in Fredericton is closed Christmas Day but will reopen at noon on Boxing Day. 
  • In Saint John, the New Brunswick Museum is closed.
  • Resurgo Place in Moncton is closed.
  • Most Cineplex Theatres are open.