What’s Open And Closed This Christmas In Adelaide?

The essentials.

17 December 2018

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Christmas is fast approaching, which means majority of the city will shut down.

But which essential stores and major businesses will remain open?

Take a look:


Event Cinemas will be able to open from 12pm on Christmas Day.


Woolies, Coles and Aldi will be open on Christmas Eve, closed Christmas Day, then will re-open on Boxing Day (which also falls on Proclamation Day this year)

For essentials, 7-Eleven stores will be open nation-wide. 


All Coles Liquor stores are closed. Woolworths Liquor is also closed with the exception of Dan Murphy’s Norwood which will be open from 10:00am - 3:00pm. 


All Priceline and Chemist Warehouse  stores are closed.

If any pharmacies do decide to open their doors, it's likely they will only be open in the morning. 

Fast Food

KFC Prospect, Hillcrest, Seaford Rise and Everard Park and select McDonald’s will remain open Christmas Day. 


Although major retailers must close, smaller businesses may remain open so contact any shops and restaurants you’re keen to visit just incase.

Check out extended trading hours HERE.

Public Transport 

Train services will operate to their normal timetable, with a reduced number of carriages. Tram services will remain unchanged - Click HERE for festive season transport information. 

Is YOUR local business open over the holidays? Let us know in our Facebook comments and we'll add it to this article! 

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