WHAT'S OPEN: Supermarket chains open at odd hours

EASTER is here, and with it comes the odd hours that supermarket chains choose to open and close.

Some supermarkets aren't opening at all on certain days, so don't make the drive to the shop without making sure it's open first.


Coles at Stockland and Tannum Sands isn't opening at all Friday but will open for special hours Saturday from 8:30am to 5:30pm and Monday from 8:30am to 5:30pm.

Sunday hours will run as normal from 9am to 6pm.

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The Toolooa IGA's hours are slightly out of whack. It will close at 7pm Friday, an hour earlier than usual.

It will open at 7am on Monday, two hours later than usual, but it will close at the usual time of 8pm.

On Saturday and Sunday, it will be open from 7am to 7pm.

The Kin Kora IGA Sun Valley is trading at normal hours over Easter, which is from 7am to 9pm Friday and Monday and 7am to 9pm Saturday and Sunday.

Sun Valley IGA (bottom left) and Toolooa (top right).
Sun Valley IGA (bottom left) and Toolooa (top right).

Calliope's IGA is open as per the normal hours Friday, Sunday, Monday, which is 6:30 to 9pm.

A sign at the shop front shows it will open at 6:30am Saturday and close at 9pm. 

Calliope's IGA
Calliope's IGA

Agnes Water's IGA is open from 6.45am to 7.30pm every day over the Easter period. 


The Gladstone Valley Shopping Centre Woolworths is closed Friday, so don't make the trip down.

But it will be open from 8:30am to 5:30pm Saturday and 9am to 6pm on Sunday.


Stockland is closed Friday.

But on most public holidays, including Easter Saturday and Monday, it opens late at 10am and closes early at 4pm.

Trading will be normal on Sunday from 10am to 4pm.


Family Crust Bakery, West Gladstone

Have you left buying hot cross buns until the last minute? Family Crust Bakery at 10 Mellefont St, West Gladstone, is open until 1:30pm everyday over the Easter long weekend. 

​Gladstone Bicycle Centre, Central Gladstone

Gladstone Bicycle Centre at 151 Auckland St is open Saturday from 8:30am until midday. 

Gladstone camping Centre

Gladstone Camping Centre is open Saturday, Sunday and Monday from 8:30am to 4:00pm.

FoodWorks, Clinton

Hansen's Clinton FoodWorks is open all weekend. 

Hog's Breath Cafe, Central Gladstone

Hog's Breath Cafe's trading hours will remain the same over the four-day weekend.

Lunch runs from 11:30am-2:30pm, and dinner is served at 5pm. 

2nd Life Traders

The store, which buys and sells antiques, homewares, vintage collectables, among other items, is open Saturday and Sunday. 

You will find it at 13 Dawson Rd, Gladstone. 

Ford's Spar Express Sun Valley

The grocery store at 56 Philip Street is open all weekend 5am-8pm.

Red Prawn Fish Shop

Red Prawn Fish Shop at 6 Mellefont St, Gladstone, is open all weekend. 

Do you know a business that is operating over Easter? Let us know and we'll add it to this list. 

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