Thanksgiving occurs every second Monday in October. It’s an annual holiday to give thanks at the close of the harvest season.

Here is what’s open and closed on Thanksgiving Monday.

Shopping Centres:
Polo Park: October 11 12:00 PM – 6:00 PM
The Forks Market: October 11 – 9:30am to 6:30pm
St. Vital Centre: October 11 12:00 PM – 6:00 PM
Portage Place: open (hours unavailable)

Civic Offices
All civic offices are closed Monday, October 11, 2010

No recycling or garbage collection on Monday, October 11. Collection will resume on Tuesday, October 12 – Day 3 on the five-day cycle. Recycling and garbage collection will continue as normally scheduled for Multi-family apartments.

Brady Road Landfill hours of operation
* Saturday, October 9 – 9:00 am to 5 pm
* Sunday, October 10 – 9:00 am to 5 pm
* Monday, October 11 – 5:30 am to 8 pm

Winnipeg Transit
Winnipeg Transit will operate on a Sunday schedule on Monday, October 11. For schedule information visit or call Winnipeg Transit at 311.

All Libraries are closed on Monday, October 11.

Swimming Pools
All indoor pools are closed on Monday, October 11 except Pan Am Pool. Pan Am Pool is open 11:00 am – 4:00 pm.

Leisure Centres
All Leisure Centres are closed on Monday, October 11.

Animal Services Agency
Closed Monday, October 11. Open normal weekend hours on Saturday October 9 & Sunday October 10 from 12:00 – 5:00 pm.

Golf Courses
All Municipal courses are open from dawn to dusk over the long weekend. Call now to book your tee times.

Image Thanksgiving Cornucopia Originally uploaded by Lawrence OP