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Labour Day: What's open and closed

TORONTO – It is Labour Day weekend and whether we want to believe it, it means fall is in the works. To help you enjoy the last long weekend of summer, find a list of what is open, closed and holiday hours below.

Open Sept. 2

  • Malls: Eaton Centre 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., Vaughan Mills 10 a.m. to 7 p.m., Square One 11 a.m. to 6 p.m., Bramlea City Centre 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Pacific Mall
  • Major attractions: CN Tower, Ontario Science Centre, Royal Ontario Museum, Toronto Zoo, Canada’s Wonderland, Canadian National Exhibition and Casa Loma
  • Unsupervised splash pads are open until Sept. 22.
  • Weather permitting, all of the city’s mainland beaches will have lifeguards on duty from 11:30 a.m. until 6:30 p.m.
  • This year only, the Donald D. Summerville outdoor pool on the Lake Shore at Colbourne Lodge will be open because of a late initial opening this summer.
  • The city’s five golf courses are open.
  • The High Park Zoo and Riverdale Farm are both open.

Closed Sept. 2

  • All Beer Stores and LCBO stores
  • Government offices, including post offices (No mail delivery.)
  • Banks
  • Public libraries
  • Art Gallery of Ontario


  • The TTC will operate on a holiday schedule (Sunday service but will begin earlier at approximately 9 a.m. Routes that do not normally operate on Sunday will not operate on the holiday, the TTC says.)
  • GO Transit will operate on its Sunday schedule

Air Show

The 64th annual Canadian International Air Show soars over Lake Ontario Labour Day weekend.