It’s the most wonderful time of the year but it can also be the busiest on the roads and at the malls. Here’s a look at all of the information you need to know about what’s open and closed during the New Year’s period.

Shopping:

Bramalea City Centre
Dec. 31: 9:30 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Jan. 1: 11 a.m. – 6 p.m.

Eaton Centre
Dec. 31: 9:30 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Jan. 1: noon – 5 p.m.

Dufferin Mall
Dec. 31: 9:30 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Jan. 1: Closed

Fairview Mall
Dec. 31: 9:30 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Jan. 1: Closed

Pacific Mall
The mall is open 365 days a year.

The Promenade
Dec. 31: 9:30 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Jan. 1: Closed

Scarborough Town Centre
Dec. 31: 9:30 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Jan. 1: Closed

Sherway Gardens
Dec. 31: 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Jan. 1: Closed

Shops at Don Mills
Dec. 31: 9:30 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Jan. 1: Closed

Square One
Dec. 31: 9:30 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Jan. 1: 11 a.m. – 6 p.m.

Vaughan Mills
Dec. 31: 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Jan. 1: 10 a.m. – 7 p.m.

Yorkdale Mall
Dec. 31: 9:30 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Jan. 1: Closed

LCBO/Beer Stores

LCBO:
Dec. 31: Closed at 6 p.m.
Jan. 1: Closed

The Beer Store:
Dec. 31: Closed at 6 p.m.
Jan. 1: Closed

Government offices:
Dec. 31: Most banks and other government offices open until the early afternoon
Jan. 1: Closed

Libraries:
Dec. 31: Most libraries open until 1 p.m.
Jan. 1: Closed

Toronto garbage collection:
Click here for more information on local pickup schedules.

Transit:

TTC:
Jan. 1: Sunday service schedule

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GO Transit:
On Christmas Eve and New Year’s Eve, holidays known for shorter work days, some regular afternoon train and bus trips will be replaced by earlier ones.

And on Dec. 31, GO service will be free after 8 p.m. Jan. 1 will operate as a Sunday schedule.

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Click on the following links for more information on other GTA transit systems:
VIVA/YRT

Mississauga Transit

Brampton Transit

Durham Transit

Halton Transit