Need some cranberry sauce, a bottle of wine or want to go out for dinner? December 25th is just around the corner and there are a few things you should note before you warm up your car or hit the transit line. In order to avoid locked doors and disappointment, here’s what will be open and closed on Christmas Day in Edmonton.

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West Edmonton Mall


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Good news, last minute-shoppers, according to their website, West Edmonton Mall will be open between 12 pm and 5 pm on Christmas Day

Movie Theatres

Hoping to catch a flick this Monday? Landmark Cinema and Cineplex theatres will all be open all long weekend!

Edmonton Transit

Need to get from point A to point B? Edmonton Transit will be running on their Sunday service schedule.


The Edmonton Valley Zoo

Lions and tigers and bears (oh my!) – while some of you may have been hoping to check out Zoominscence on the 25th your trip have to wait.  According to their website, The Edmonton Valley Zoo will not be open on Christmas Day.

City Owned-Recreation Facilities and Leisure Centres

Sorry, folks – but this Monday, most city-owned fitness and rec centres will be closed.

Costco, Superstore, Sobeys and CO-OP

‘Tis the season to plan ahead! This year, all of the grocery stores and their affiliated liquor stops listed above will be unshoppable on Monday, December 25th.

Post Offices

Whether it’s an Amazon return or an invitation – it’ll have to wait! This Monday (and every stat holiday) the post office will be closed.

And there you have it, friends. What’s open/closed on Christmas Day in Edmonton. If you do decide to head out to any location not listed above, remember to double-check your chosen stores’ hours of operation.

Here’s to food, fun and family this long weekend!