Shops are generally open Monday to Friday from 9am to 6pm (Saturdays until 5pm and Thursdays until 9pm). Every last Sunday of the month is a shopping Sunday in Almelo. On these Sundays, the shops are open from 12pm 5pm (please note that individual opening hours of shops may vary).
Every Thursday and Sunday, the city hosts a market on the market square (Marktplein) and centre square (Centrumsplein). On Thursdays, the market takes place from 8.30pm to 1.30pm. On Saturdays, the market takes place from 8.30pm to 5pm.
Banks and administrative facilities (e.g. City Hall) are normally available Monday to Friday from 9am to 12pm and 1pm to 4pm. Museums are normally open to visitors Tuesday to Saturday. Opening times of the individual museums may differ.