What's open and what's closed this Christmas

HOTELS AND PUBS

Chances are you will be able to get a drink somewhere on Christmas Day, although takeaway alcohol sales are banned in Queensland. Also, liquor can be sold between 10am and midnight on Christmas Day only "in conjunction with a meal".

Racehorse Hotel: Tickets on sale for lunch on Christmas Day.  Open normal hours Boxing Day.

PA Hotel: Closed Christmas Day. Normal trading hours from Boxing Day.

Orion Hotel: Closed Christmas Day. Open Boxing Day. New Year's Eve laser light show, DJ's from 8pm.

Brothers Leagues Club: Closed Christmas Day. Open Boxing Day. NYE entertainment by Chick Flick from 8.30pm.

Ipswich Jets Leagues Club: Closed Christmas Day. Open Boxing Day.

Yamanto Tavern: Normal trading hours from Boxing Day.

Melbourne Cup at the PA Hotel.
Melbourne Cup at the PA Hotel. Rob Williams

 

SUPERMARKETS, SHOPPING CENTRES AND DEPARTMENT STORES

Riverlink Shopping Centre. Both shopping malls will be closed on Christmas Day. Some external shops and restaurants may operate so best to check with them directly. Open Boxing Day from 10am to 4pm.

Booval Fair: Closed Christmas Day. Open Boxing Day from 9am to 6pm.

Brassall Shopping Centre: Closed Christmas Day and Boxing day.

Orion Shopping Centre: Closed Christmas Day. Boxing Day 10am to 4pm.

Redbank Plaza: Closed Christmas Day. Open Boxing Day from 9am to 6pm.

Woolworths: All stores will close at 6pm on Christmas Eve and reopen on Boxing Day.

Coles: All stores will be closed on Christmas Day. They will reopen on Boxing Day and New Year's Day.

Aldi: Closed Christmas Day. Open Boxing Day 9am to 6pm.

Most Myer stores will be open until 6pm on Christmas Eve. All stores will be open on Boxing Day. There will be reduced trading hours for New Year's Day. 

All David Jones stores will be open until 6pm on Christmas Eve and reopen on Boxing Day.

The grand opening of the brand new Coles CBD store on Wednesday. Photo: Rob Williams / The Queensland Times
Coles. Rob Williams

 

CAFE AND RESTAURANTS

Fourthchild Café: Closed December 24, 25, 26 and 27

Queens Park Café: Closed December 25, 26 and January 1 2020.

Seed Cafe: Closed December 25, 26 and January 1 2020.

Zarraffa's Coffee, West Ipswich: Closed December 25. Open Boxing Day (6am to 6pm). Open January 1 (6am to 6pm).

Fourthchild cafe in the Ipswich CBD. Top of Town.
Fourthchild cafe in the Ipswich CBD. Top of Town. Rob Williams

 

ATTRACTIONS

Ipswich Art Gallery: Closed December 25, 26 and January 1, 2020

Ipswich Nature Centre: Tuesday to Sunday - 9.30 am - 4.00pm, closed December 25.

Ipswich Library: Closed from December 24 (1pm) to January 1, 2020

Limelight Cinema: Closed December 25.

Event Cinemas Orion: Closed December 25.

Cineplex Redbank Plaza: Closed December 25

D'arcy Doyle Place, Ipswich Art Gallery. Photo Inga Williams / The Queensland Times
D'arcy Doyle Place, Ipswich Art Gallery. Photo Inga Williams / The Queensland Times Inga Williams

 

SWIMMING POOLS

Bundamba Swim Centre: Closed Christmas Day. Open Boxing Day 10am to 4pm.

Georgie Conway Leichhardt Community Swim Centre. Closed Christmas Day. Open Boxing Day 10am to 4pm.

Goodna Aquatic Centre: Closed Christmas Day. Open Boxing Day 10am to 4pm. 

Rosewood Aquatic Centre: Closed Christmas Day. Open Boxing Day 10am to 4pm.

 

REFUSE AND RECYCLING CENTRES

Riverview Refuse and Recycling Centre. Closed Christmas Day.

Rosewood Refuse and Recycling Centre. Closed Christmas Day.

 

FAST FOOD

Hungry Jacks Booval will be open Christmas Day and Boxing Day 24/7.

Most McDonalds will be open on Christmas and Boxing Day, make sure to check out your local store online if you're planning on a Maccas run.

Red Rooster stores will be closed on Christmas Day and open on Boxing Day.

Dominos Pizza will be closed on Christmas Day and open on Boxing Day.

 

CHEMISTS

Ipswich Day & Night Pharmacy. Open Christmas Day and Boxing Day from 8.30am to 9pm.