While knowing what businesses are open or closed on a holiday is usually common sense, there are often a few places that take you by surprise.
So, in case you needed a little refresher, here is what’s open and closed in Montreal this Thanksgiving Monday.
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All federal and provincial government offices will be closed in Montreal. Parking restrictions and automated parking payments will remain in effect.
We’d recommend always checking a businesses’ hours of operation before heading out and calling in advance.
- 311, the city of Montreal’s information hotline
- Most supermarkets and dépanneurs
- Most shopping malls
- Public markets, such as Jean-Talon and Atwater, will be open
- Marché Bonsecours
- Garbage and recycling pickups generally stay on schedule with rare exceptions, call 311 for details
- All SAQ liquor stores remain open, except SAQ stores located inside a closed shopping mall that doesn’t have doors connected to the street or a parking lot.
- Bookstores, flower stores, antique shops and service-based businesses (hair salons, gas stations, manufacturers) remain open at their discretion.
- Hospitals and emergency services
- Some spas
- Hotels, resorts and most accommodations
- Parking metres are still in effect
- The STM will run on a holiday schedule with modified bus times. Check the changes specific to your route online
- Montreal Science Centre and IMAX Theatre
- Most city of Montreal offices
- Municipal court
- Most provincial and federal offices
- Montreal Casino
- Montreal Botanical Gardens
- Most music venues, bars and clubs
- Postal service and Canada post offices (private sector locations such as those located in pharmacies may remain open at their discretion)
- La Ronde
- The Montreal Museum of Fine Arts and Musée d’Art Contemporain
- Some restaurants (take out and delivery only)