Canada Day 2019: What’s Open And Closed In Toronto

Toronto Canada Day 2019
Photo by Sarah Pflug from Burst.

Canada Day falls on a Monday this year, which makes for a true long weekend!

READ: Where To Watch Canada Day Fireworks In Toronto

And, as you’d expect, long weekends mean lots of closures. Below, we’ve compiled a list of what’s open and closed in Toronto on Canada Day 2019. Whether you forgot to pick up something from the grocery store or are looking for something fun to do for the holiday, this handy list will help you out.

Places That Are Closed

  • LCBO and Beer Store
  • Banks
  • Government offices
  • Post offices and mail delivery
  • All Toronto Public Library branches (Sunday and Monday)

Places That Are Open

Groceries

Most grocery chains will be closed on Canada Day, but there are a few exceptions. This includes:

  • Fresh and Wild (Bloor St. W. and Spadina Ave. locations)
  • Galleria Supermarket (Yonge, York Mills and Bloor W. locations)
  • Loblaws (Carlton St. and Moore Ave. locations)
  • Longo’s (York Mills Rd., Maple Leaf Square, St. Clair Ave. W., Elizabeth St. and Bloor St. E. locations)
  • Pusateri’s (Yorkville, Bayview and Avenue Rd. locations)
  • Saks Food Hall (Yonge St.)
  • The Food Depot (Dupont St.)
  • The Kitchen Table (Queens Quay W., Spadina Rd., Bay and King W. locations)
  • Whole Foods (Avenue Rd.)
  • Popbox MicroMrkt (Dovercourt Rd.)
  • Summerhill Market (Summerhill Ave. and Mt. Pleasant Rd.)
  • T&T (Promenade, Warden, Central Parkway, Cherry, Yonge, Woodbine and Kennedy locations)
  • Various Rabba Fine Foods locations

Contact your local grocer to confirm hours.

Shopping

Most malls and retail stores are closed on Monday, including Bayview Village, Fairview Mall, Sherway Gardens, Scarborough Town Centre, Yorkdale Shopping Centre, and Dufferin Mall. There are exceptions, though. Here are some of the malls that will be open:

  • Eaton Centre (11 a.m. to 7 p.m.)
  • Hillcrest Mall (11 a.m. to 6 p.m.)
  • Markville Mall (11 a.m. to 6 p.m.)
  • Pacific Mall (11 a.m. to 8 p.m.)
  • Promenade (11 a.m. to 6 p.m.)
  • Toronto Premium Outlets (10 a.m. to 9 p.m.)
  • Vaughan Mills (10 a.m. to 7 p.m.)
  • Square One Shopping Centre (11 a.m. to 6 p.m.)
Fun And Entertainment

Just because most places are closed for Canada Day, doesn’t mean there isn’t anything fun to do. Here’s a list of things you can check out on Monday:

  • AGO (317 Dundas St. W.) – 10:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.
  • Aga Khan Museum (77 Wynford Dr.) – 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
  • Allan Gardens Conservatory (19 Horticultural Ave.) – 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
  • Bata Shoe Museum (327 Bloor St. W.) – 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
  • Casa Loma (1 Austin Terrace) – 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.
  • Centennial Park Conservatory (151 Elmcrest Rd.) – 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
  • CN Tower (301 Front St. W.) – 9 a.m. to 10:30 p.m.
  • Evergreen Brickworks (550 Bayview Ave.) – 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
  • Fort York (260 Adelaide St. E.) – 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
  • Gardiner Museum (111 Queen’s Park) – 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
  • High Park Zoo (1873 Bloor St. W.) – 7 a.m. to dusk
  • Hockey Hall of Fame (30 Yonge St.) – 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
  • Movie theatres
  • Ontario Place (955 Lake Shore Blvd. W.) – 5 a.m. to 12 a.m.
  • Ontario Science Centre (770 Don Mills Rd.) – 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
  • Ripley’s Aquarium of Canada (288 Bremner Blvd.) – 9 a.m. to 11 p.m.
  • Riverdale Farm (201 Winchester St.) – 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
  • Royal Ontario Museum (100 Queens Park) – 10 a.m. to 8:30 p.m.
  • Toronto Zoo (2000 Meadowvale Rd.) – 9 a.m. to 7 p.m.
Pharmacies And Clinics

Visit iamsick.ca to find an open walk-in or pharmacy near you.

Transit And Traffic

The TTC will operate on a holiday schedule.

The GO Train will operate on a Saturday schedule.

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