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    SM Malls Holy Week Schedule: Open on Maundy Thursday, Good Friday, Black Saturday, Easter Sunday?

    UPDATED March 2016)

    Tutubi knows most people will leave Metro Manila during Holy Week, but this time, he won't be one of them in escaping the summer sun of the metropolis to the beach or Visita Iglesia outside Mega Manila. He intends to stay in the big city probably to drive around to enjoy traffic-free thoroughfares (except EDSA).

    If you're like Tutubi staying again in Manila in Holy Week, brace yourself for super heavy traffic on EDSA and other parts of the city as DPWH will have concrete re-blocking from Tuesday (April 15) to Sunday April 20. Normally, MMDA suspends number coding starting Tuesday April 15. Makati though, historically, does not suspend number coding during Holy Week

    Only SM Baguio is really open for business during Holy Week (Robinsons in Tagaytay is also open)

    Herewith is the Updated latest Schedules of SM Mall Hours Schedule for Holy Week 2016:

    March 21, 2016 Monday NORMAL SCHEDULE 10am to 9pm
    March 22, 2016 Tuesday NORMAL SCHEDULE 10am to 9pm
    March 23, 2016 Wednesday NORMAL SCHEDULE 10am to 9pm
    March 24, 2016 Maundy Thursday CLOSED
    March 25, 2016 Good Friday CLOSED
    March 26, 2016 Black Saturday OPEN (10am to 10pm) (others up to 9pm only)
    March 27, 2016 Easter Sunday OPEN (10am to 10pm) (others up to 9pm only)

    Normal schedules of malls: Mondays to Thursdays is from 10am to 9pm and 10am to 10pm on Fridays to Sundays. Restaurants around SM Mall of Asia are open.

    Select SM Mall of Asia during Holy Week:

    Veranda Tenants – Regular Operating Hours
    SM by the Bay – Regular Operating Hours
    SM Marketmall Dasmarinas
    Wet & Dry Market – 24 Hours
    Bagsakan – 24 Hours
    Mezza Savemore – 9:00 AM to 9:00 PM

    Robinsons Galleria, Robinsons Place Malate, Robinsons Magnolia, Forum Robinsons (Pioneer) are all closed except Robinsons Tagaytay (similar to SM baguio) which is open and on regular mall hours.

    Ayala Malls' Trinoma, Glorietta, Greenbelt, Alabang Town Center, Fairview Terraces are all closed on Holy Thursday and Good Friday but open on Black Saturday and Easter Sunday.

    Bonifacio High Street will be closed on Holy Thursday and Good Friday except for some restaurants around the mall. there are also station of the cross at the Fort.

    Lucky Chinatown Mall, 168 Shopping Mall, 999 Mall, Fisher Mall, Starmall, Puregold, Metro Gaisano, Walter Mart (Waltermart), SunStar Mall,

    Disclaimer: Some malls have different operating hours e.g. in Holyweek 2008, SM Baguio was open due to the influx of tourists and holy week vacationers to the City of Pines.

    List of SM Malls for your information along with contact numbers (tip: call them up to confirm)
    SM City North EDSA
    SM City Sta. Mesa (formerly SM Centerpoint)
    SM Megamall
    SM City Cebu
    SM Southmall
    SM City Bacoor
    SM City Fairview
    SM City Iloilo
    SM City Manila
    SM City Pampanga
    SM City Sucat
    SM City Davao
    SM City Cagayan de Oro
    SM City Bicutan
    SM City Lucena
    SM City Baguio
    SM City Marilao
    SM City Dasmariñas
    SM City Batangas
    SM City San Lazaro
    SM Center Valenzuela
    SM Center Molino
    SM City Sta. Rosa
    SM City Clark
    SM Mall of Asia
    SM Center Pasig
    SM City Lipa
    SM City Bacolod
    SM City Taytay
    SM Center Muntinlupa
    SM City Marikina
    SM City Rosales
    SM City Baliwag
    SM City Naga
    SM Center Las Piñas
    SM City Rosario
    SM City Tarlac
    SM City San Pablo
    SM City Calamba
    SM City Novaliches
    SM City Masinag
    SM Marketmall Dasmariñas
    SM City Olongapo
    SM City Consolacion
    SM City San Fernando
    SM City General Santos
    SM Lanang Premier
    SM Aura Premier
    SM City BF Parañaque

    It's recommended to try to call the published telephone numbers of Mall operators for the updated schedule. You can also try to contact the official websites of SM Prime Holdings, the Operator of SM Malls, for the official schedule for Holy Week 2014.

    Some SM Malls, mostly those outside Metro Manila, have free parking. Others have flat parking fee from PhP50.00 for covered parking and PhP25.00 for open parking.

    Note: No information on Eastwood City Mall if open during holy week.

    Related Post:

    Ayala Malls Holy Week
    LRT, LRT2 and MRT Holy Week Schedule
    Trinoma Mall Hours Holy Week

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