While most of the city will be shuttered over the stat holiday, here’s what’s opened and closed this Christmas Day in Toronto.
TTC will operate on Sunday service with subway and most routes starting at 9 am. On Boxing Day, Thursday, December 26, the TTC will start at 6 am.
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Where to buy last-minute gifts in Toronto
Most malls in the GTA will be operating on holiday hours on Christmas Eve, and closed on Christmas Day. Last-minute shoppers might find a few things at these stores:
- Colette Grand Café (550 Wellington Street West, Toronto) is open 9 am to 5 pm
- Pacific Mall (4300 Steeles Ave. East) is open every day of the year, on Christmas from 11 am to 9 pm.
- Shoppers Drug Mart (various locations) check your local store for details.
- Starbucks (various locations) check local store hours here.
- Movie theatres across the city will be open. Check your local listings for show times.
- Ripley’s Aquarium of Canada (288 Bremner Blvd.): open 9 am to 11 pm.
- Disney on Ice presents Dream Big (Rogers Centre, 1 Blue Jays Way): show starts at 4 pm.
While many will be closed on Christmas these grocery stores will be open.
- Rabba’s (various locations): open 24 hours
- Food Depot (155 Dupont St., at Davenport): open 24 hours
- Bloor Superfresh (384 Bloor St. W): open 24 hours
- Kitchen Table (10 Queens Quay West): 9 am to 11 pm, (389 Spadina Rd.) 7 am to 10 pm (595 Bay St., at Atrium on Bay) 10 am to 8 pm, (705 King St. West) 8 am to 12 am.
LCBO & Beer Stores
All LCBO and Beer Stores will be closed on Christmas Day, Sunday, December 25. If you’re not reading this too late, skip the lines and get a few bottles delivered on Christmas Eve.