What's open on Easter weekend in Vancouver

Apr 13 2017, 11:12 pm

With the Easter long weekend upon us, many people in the city will enjoy an extra day off (or two).

But not everything shuts down, and for those looking to hop out of the house over the holiday weekend, Vancouver has a variety of options.

Movie Theatres

Image: Movie Theatre / Shutterstock

Image: Movie Theatre / Shutterstock

Movie theatres are always open throughout the weekend.

Check your local listings.

Vancouver Aquarium

The Vancouver Aquarium is open on Christmas Day. (Image: Rainer Plendl/Shutterstock)

The Vancouver Aquarium (Image: Rainer Plendl/Shutterstock)

Spend the long weekend surrounded by sea creatures at the Vancouver Aquarium.

Private Liquor Stores

Image: Liquor Depot Canada / Facebook

Image: Liquor Depot Canada / Facebook

The following private liquor stores in Vancouver are open Over Easter:

Grocery and convenience stores

Grocery stores are open through the weekend (Image: Niloo / Shutterstock)

While many mom-and-pop shops may close, the majority – if not all – of the major grocery – as well as convenience – store chains are open right through the weekend.

Tourist attractions

Image: Images by Maria / Shutterstock

From the Vancouver Lookout to BC Place and all points in between, the long weekend is the perfect time to be a tourist in your own city.

Public transit

A Millennium Line SkyTrain (TransLink)

A Millennium Line SkyTrain (TransLink)

While all transit does operate right through the long weekend, there are some schedule adjustments. Visit translink.ca for the latest schedule updates to get your where you need to go.

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