Well, spring chickens! It’s nearly the long weekend and whether it be your close friends and relatives or your special someone, March 29th, will be an opportunity to enjoy food, make memories and have fun with the people you love. Need to do errands or want to get out and about this week? Be prepared! Here’s what’s open and closed on Good Friday in Edmonton this year.



Hoping to learn a little something this weekend? This Friday you will be able to visit several Edmonton museums from the Royal Alberta Museum to The Neon Sign Museum. Enjoy!

Movie Theatres

Hoping to catch a flick this Good Friday? Landmark Cinemas and Cineplex theatres will all be open all weekend long!

Edmonton Valley Zoo

Looking to do something fun with the kiddos? The Edmonton Valley Zoo will also be open this Good Friday and will make for a great family outing, especially for those with kids!


Though we’d recommend checking their hours before heading out, West Edmonton Mall, Kingsway, Southgate Centre and Edmonton City Centre malls will all be open this Friday!

Where: 13315 Buena Vista Road

Grocery and Liquor Stores

Need milk, beer or a last-minute ham? You’re in luck. Though (again) we’d recommend checking your local stop hours, most liquor and grocery stores will be open on holiday Friday.

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TELUS World of Science


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Science rules! This Good Friday, check out some amazing family-friendly exhibitions, a movie inside the IMAX, or a light show in the Zeidler Dome at Telus World of Science!

Where: 11211 142 St NW, Edmonton

Edmonton Transit

While transit will be operational on Friday, March 29th Trains and buses will run on their Sunday schedule. Please plan ahead, Edmonton!


City-owned Recreational Facilities and Leisure Centres

This Good Friday, many city-owned pools, fitness and rec centres will be closed for the stat.

However, the following will remain open with special holiday hours:

  • ACT Aquatic and Recreation Centre
  • Bonnie Doon Leisure Centre
  • Clareview Community Recreation Centre
  • Commonwealth Community Recreation Centre
  • Dr. Anne Anderson Community Centre
  • Eastglen Leisure Centre
  • Grand Trunk Fitness and Leisure Centre
  • Kinsmen Sports Centre
  • Londonderry Fitness and Leisure Centre
  • The Meadows Community Recreation Centre
  • Terwillegar Community Recreation Centre

Edmonton Public Library 

Hoping to grab a book this long weekend? Unfortunately, for all of you reading worms, it’ll have to wait. The Edmonton Public Library will be closed on Good Friday and Easter Monday.


Good news errand do-ers! As per their website, no payment is required for on-street parking in Edmonton on Friday, March 29th, 2024, due to the stat holiday.


While grocery and convenience stores will be open this Friday, Costco will be unshoppable this Good Friday – Looks like you’ll have to get your massive hot dog fix before March 29th. 

But there you have it, friends. Everything that’s open/closed this Good Friday in Edmonton Please be sure to double-check the hours of operation no matter where you’re headed and enjoy the day!