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 Waagplein. On Thursdays, the market takes place from 8.30pm to 1.30pm. On Saturdays, the market takes place from 8.30pm to 5pm.