What's open, what's closed on Family Day in N.B.

Most retailers and city services will be closed on Monday. (Laura Howells/CBC - image credit)
Most retailers and city services will be closed on Monday. (Laura Howells/CBC - image credit)

Most retailers in New Brunswick will be closed on Monday for the Family Day holiday.

Schools, universities and colleges will also be closed.

Here's a closer look at what's open and what's closed on Family Day:

Retail and grocery:

  • Most Shoppers Drug Mart locations will be open with reduced hours depending on location.

  • Walmart, Sobeys and Atlantic Superstore locations will be closed.

  • NB Liquor Corporation locations will be closed.

  • Regent Mall, McAllister Place and Champlain Place will be closed.

  • The Saint John City Market will be open from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.


  • The Beaverbrook Art Gallery in Fredericton will be open from noon to 5 p.m. Family Day activities will be held on Sunday from noon to 3 p.m.

  • PolarFest in Moncton will have yard games, a sliding hill, skating rinks and snow sculpting, with times and details available on the festival website.

  • Fredericton rinks and the indoor pool will remain open.

  • Kings Landing will have a Family Day walk from 9 a.m. to noon.

  • Resurgo Place will be closed on Family Day, but half-price admission will be offered on Saturday and Sunday.

Government offices, public services:

  • Saint John City Hall, Fredericton City Hall, Moncton City Hall and city administrative offices will be closed.

  • Saint John Transit, Fredericton Transit and Codiac Transpo in Moncton will not be running.

  • Provincial offices will be closed.

  • Regular garbage collection will happen across the province.

  • Public libraries across New Brunswick will be closed.

Universities and schools:

  • Schools in New Brunswick will be closed.

  • New Brunswick Community College locations and New Brunswick College of Craft and Design will not have classes.

  • University of New Brunswick campuses, Université de Moncton campuses, Mount Allison University and St. Thomas University will be closed.