What's open, what's closed for the New Year's weekend?

Most retailers will be closed on New Year's Day in New Brunswick. (Laura Howells/CBC - image credit)
Most retailers will be closed on New Year's Day in New Brunswick. (Laura Howells/CBC - image credit)

The new year is upon us, but with the welcoming of 2023 comes holiday closures to end the week.

Most government offices will be closed on Jan. 2 to observe the New Year's Day holiday because it falls on a Sunday.

Most retail and grocery stores will only close on New Year's Day, with early closures on Dec. 31.

Here's a look at what's open and what's closed on the New Year's weekend across the province:

Retail and grocery

New Year's Eve, Dec. 31:

  • Sobeys, Walmart, Atlantic Superstore will be open, hours depend on location.

  • N.B. Liquor will be open from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.

  • Shoppers Drug Mart locations will be open, hours depend on location.

  • Saint John City Market will be open from 7:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.

  • Moncton Market will operate under regular hours.

  • Regent Mall in Fredericton will be open from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

  • CF Champlain mall in Dieppe will be open from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

  • McAllister Place in Saint John will be open from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

New Year's Day, Jan. 1:

  • Sobeys, Walmart, Atlantic Superstore will be closed.

  • N.B. Liquor will be closed.

  • Some Shoppers Drug Mart locations will be open.

  • Saint John City Market will be closed.

  • Regent Mall in Fredericton will be closed.

  • CF Champlain mall in Dieppe will be closed.

  • McAllister Place in Saint John will be closed

Monday, Jan. 2

  • Sobeys, Walmart, Atlantic Superstore will be open with regular hours.

  • N.B. Liquor will be open from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.

  • Shoppers Drug Mart will be open with regular hours.

  • Saint John City Market will be closed.

  • Regent Mall in Fredericton will be open.

  • CF Champlain mall in Dieppe will be open.

  • McAllister Place in Saint John will be open.

Government offices, public services

New Year's Eve, Dec. 31

  • Saint John Transit will run with regular service

  • Saint John city arenas will close at 4 p.m.

  • Fredericton Transit's last buses will depart Kings Place at 6:15 p.m.

New Year's Day, Jan. 1:

  • Saint John Transit will not run.

  • Saint John city arenas will be closed.

  • Codiac Transpo in Moncton will not run.

  • Fredericton Transit will not run.

  • Fredericton arenas will be closed.

  • All public libraries will be closed.

Monday, Jan. 2

  • Saint John Transit will run with regular service.

  • City of Saint John offices will be closed.

  • Fredericton City Hall will be closed.

  • Moncton City Hall will be closed.

  • Codiac Transpo in Moncton will run with regular service.

  • Fredericton Transit will run with regular service.

  • Libraries and offices usually open Monday to Friday will be closed.

  • Service Canada will be closed.