Celebrated on Monday (19), Commerce Day is a statewide holiday for those working in commerce. Because of this, there are changes in the opening hours of shopping malls in Greater Recife and stores located in the central area of the capital of Pernambuco.
With regard to bank branches, they open at the usual time. Check below what opens and closes in the Metropolitan Region for this holiday.
Shops in Downtown Recife
Commercial establishments have an optional opening, from 9 am to 5 pm, in accordance with the collective bargaining agreement.
The stores, kiosks and food courts at this mall located in the center of Recife are open from 11am to 7pm.
The shops in the shopping center located in Camaragibe are closed, but the food court is open from 9am to 9pm. Caixa Econômica Federal also operates normally, from 8 am to 1 pm, the lottery, from 9 am to 8 pm and the registry office, from 8 am to 5 pm.
The stores of this mall located in Cabo de Santo Agostinho are closed during the holiday. The food court and food kiosks are open from 12 pm to 8 pm.
The stores, kiosks and food court of this mall located in Jaboatão dos Guararapes are open from 12:00 to 21:00. Big Bompreço is open from 8am to 9pm.
The stores are closed, but the leisure, food and service operations of this shopping center located in Olinda are open from 12 pm to 9 pm.
The shopping center located in Boa Viagem, in the South Zone of the capital, operates during reduced hours, from 12 pm to 9 pm, with all its operations, including stores, food and services.
The shops and the food court are open from 12 pm to 9 pm. Other services of this mall located in the Santo Amaro neighborhood, in the center of the capital, such as medical clinics and banks, follow their normal schedule.
Shops, kiosks and a food court in the shopping center located in the neighborhood of Casa Forte, in the North Zone of the capital, operate during reduced hours, from 12 pm to 9 pm.
Shops and kiosks are open from 12pm to 9pm. The Food Court, the Boulervard of Restaurants (Floor L3) and the Espaço Gourmert (Floor L1 and ground floor) are open from 12:00 to 22:00.
Shops are closed at this mall located in the Aflitos neighborhood, in the North Zone of Recife. The food court and service operations are open from 12 pm to 6 pm. The cinema opens from 1 pm to 9 pm.
The food court and Parks & Games are open from 12pm to 9pm. Caixa Econômica Federal operates from 10 am to 3 pm, while the lottery opens from 9 am to 3 pm. The other stores are closed.
The hours at the State Traffic Department occur during normal hours at the agency’s headquarters, from 7:30 am to 1:30 pm. Shops in malls and Expresso Cidadão units also open following their own opening hours.
The Brazilian Federation of Banks (Febraban) does not consider the state holiday on the Day of Commerce. In this way, banks operate normally.