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Family Day: what's open and closed

Monday is Family Day and there are still plenty of places open in order to enjoy the day off.

Below is a list of what’s open and closed around Toronto. Keep in mind Family Day is a provincial and not a federal holiday.

What’s open:

  •     Some supermarkets (call ahead to be sure).
  •     Most tourist attractions and museums, including Art Gallery of Ontario (Gallery hours: 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.), Royal Ontario Museum (11 a.m. – 4 p.m.), CN Tower (9 a.m. – 10 p.m.) and Casa Loma (9:30 a.m. –  5 p.m.).
  •     Some ice rinks and arenas.
  •     TTC operates on the holiday schedule, similar to Sunday service; GO Transit operates on the Saturday schedule.
  •     Eaton Centre (10 a.m. – 6 p.m.), Square One (11 a.m. – 6 p.m.), Vaughan Mills (10 a.m. – 7 p.m.), Bramalea City Centre (11 a.m. – 6 p.m.), Pacific Mall (11 a.m. – 8 p.m.) and Upper Canada Mall  (10 a.m. – 6 p.m.).
  •     Since it is provincial holiday, federal government offices will be open and mail will be delivered.

What’s closed:

  •     LCBO and beer stores
  •     Municipal buildings, including Toronto City Hall
  •     Banks
  •     Schools
  •     Public libraries
  •     Post offices located in closed retail outlets

TTC closure

There will be no subway service this Family Day long weekend between Warden and Kennedy stations due to rail installation. Shuttle buses will be running.

Regular service resumes on at 6 a.m. on Tuesday.