What's open and closed in Toronto on Christmas Day 2016

Dec 22 2016, 1:48 pm

Toronto is practically guaranteed to have a white Christmas this year which will only make the city seem even quieter, especially for those of us celebrating Brown Christmas or Jewish Christmas.

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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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:


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Grocery Stores

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.

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