What’s Open and Closed in Montréal over the Christmas and New Year’s holiday

A number of city facilities will remain open during the Christmas and New Year’s holiday, while others will have a specific schedule.

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Most city offices will be closed from December 23, until January 3, 2017, inclusive, including borough and Accès Montréal offices.

PICKUPS (food waste, recycling and household waste)
Pickups will take place according to regular schedule in all boroughs:

For more information on regular pickup schedules, please visit the Info-collectes site. The pickup schedules may also be consulted via the 311 information bank.

Christmas tree pickups
The pickup of Christmas trees will be held after the holiday period. Residents are asked to leave their Christmas trees at the curb, stripped of their ornaments, in front of their residence, before 7 a.m. on pickup day. This is a special collection, distinct from the household waste pickup.

For the pickup schedule, please visit www.ville.montreal.qc.ca/info-collectes. Christmas trees may also be dropped off at any one of the seven ecocentres in Montréal.

ECOCENTRES
All ecocentres will be closed from December 24 to January 2, 2017, inclusive. For more information on ecocentres, please visit: www.ville.montreal.qc.ca/ecocentres.

SPORTS AND CULTURAL FACILITIES
Arenas, swimming pools, sports centres, libraries and cultural centres will follow different schedules depending on the borough. Residents are asked to contact those facilities, or check the schedules on the web.

The Complexe sportif Claude-Robillard will be closed December 24 to 26 and December 31 to January 1, inclusive. Information: 514 872-6900.

The Pointe-à-Callière, Montréal Museum of Archaeology and History will be closed on December 25, 26 as well as on January 1 and 2.  Regular schedule will be maintained on December 27, 28, 29, 30 and 31.  Information: 514 872-9150, or www.pacmusee.qc.ca

SPACE FOR LIFE
The Biodôme, Insectarium, Botanical Garden and Rio Tinto Alcan Planetarium will be closed on December 24 and 25 but open on December 31 and January 1st. Please visit espacepourlavie.ca for more information.

MUNICIPAL COURT AND OTHER FACILITIES
The municipal court, 775, rue Gosford, will be closed until January 3, inclusive.

Other service counters will be open on December 28 and 29. They will be closed from December 30 to January 3, inclusive.

PUBLIC MARKETS
Public markets will be closed on December 25 and 26 as well as January 1 and 2.  Otherwise, they will be open according to regular schedule, except on December 24 and 31, when they will close at 5 p.m. Information: 514 937-7754.

Bonsecours Market, 350, rue Saint-Paul Est, will be closed on December 25 and January 1.

PARKING
Please note that parking pay stations will remain operational throughout the 2016-2017 holidays and that motorists must obey parking signs.

For more information on services available, Montrealers may visit their borough website via the Montréal portal at ville.montreal.qc.ca

SOURCE Ville de Montréal