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What’s Open, What’s Closed & Events Happening Over Easter Long Weekend

Fort McMurray, AB, Canada / MIX 103.7
What's Open, What's Closed & Events Happening Over Easter Long Weekend

There are lots of events to keep you and your family busy this Easter long weekend.

On Saturday, Dunvegan Gardens is hosting its annual Easter Egg Hunt. There will be a Hunt every hour from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., with 300 tickets available for each one. You can purchase your tickets online through snapd Wood Buffalo prior to the event to reserve your spot. Each ticket represents one adult and one child.

The Wood Buffalo Regional Library is also holding an Easter Egg hunt for kids 12 and under from 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. Participants are asked to bring their own basket for the egg hunt.

On Sunday, at MacDonald Island Park an Easter Brunch extravaganza is taking place in the Shell Place Grand Ballroom. The event will include two Easter egg hunts scheduled at 11:15 a.m. and 1:00 p.m.

The Recreation Corporation says Easter Brunch ticket holders receive a complimentary day pass to the Suncor Community Leisure Centre for Easter Sunday. The pass includes access to the Syncrude Aquatic Centre and Climbing Wall, among other amenities.

You can purchase a ticket by calling 780-791-0070 or online at

The Quality Hotel and Conference Centre is also holding an Easter Brunch from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. at Table 63.

Meanwhile, if you need to do some shopping, Peter Pond Mall will be open from 12:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. Good Friday and Easter Monday. The movie theatre will be open all weekend.

What’s Open/Closed:

Peter Pond Mall will be open from 12:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. Friday.

Keyano College Sports & Wellness Centre – Good Friday & Easter Monday: 8:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m.

The Suncor Community Leisure Centre at MacDonald Island Park will be operating on holiday hours for Friday and Monday. It will be open from 7:00 a.m. – 10: 00 p.m. All other holiday hours for the Park can be found here.

Fort McMurray Boys and Girls Club will be closed from Good Friday to Easter Monday. They’ll reopen on Tuesday.

Municipal Services:

There will be no changes to curbside waste collection over the holidays. Service will follow the regular schedule.

Transit on Good Friday will run on a reduced service. Only routes 11 (Airport), 15 (Timberlea Express) and 16 (Thickwood Express) will be in operation. These three routes will be operating on their Sunday schedules. Regular service will resume on Sunday and Easter Monday.

All municipal offices will be closed Good Friday and Easter Monday. The PULSE line is available 24/7 at 780-743-7000.

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