On Monday, August 5, Torontonians will be celebrating the Civic Holiday, which is also known as Simcoe Day in Toronto.
Per usual, government offices including Canada Post offices and city hall will be closed, along with banks and libraries.
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On Monday, the TTC will operate on its holiday service schedule. This means all TTC routes will operate on their Sunday service schedules but will start earlier, at approximately 6 am. Any routes that do not normally operate on Sundays, will not operate on the holiday.
- Movie theatres: Check your local listings for showtimes
- The Ontario Science Centre (770 Don Mills Road): 10 am to 5 pm
- Ripley’s Aquarium of Canada (288 Bremner Boulevard): 9 am to 11 pm
- The Royal Ontario Museum (100 Queen’s Park, Toronto): 10 am to 5:30 pm
- Canada’s Wonderland (1 Canada’s Wonderland Drive, Vaughan): 10 am to 10 pm
- Toronto Zoo (2000 Meadowvale Road, Toronto): 9 am to 7 pm
- CN Tower (301 Front Street West): 8:30 am to 11 pm
- Art Gallery of Ontario (317 Dundas Street West): 10:30 am to 4 pm
- Hockey Hall of Fame (30 Yonge Street): 9:30 am to 6 pm
- Aga Khan Museum (77 Wynford Drive): 10 am to 6 pm
- Gardiner Museum (111 Queens Park): 10 am to 5 pm
LCBO and Beer Stores
Many LCBO stores across Ontario will be open on Simcoe Day, observing normal hours where permitted by local municipalities. More than 200 Beer Stores will be open on the holiday as well, opening at 10 am, 11 am or noon.
- The Pacific Mall (4300 Steeles Avenue East, Markham): 11 am to 8 pm
- CF Eaton Centre (220 Yonge Street): 11 am to 7 pm
- Square One (100 City Centre Drive, Mississauga): 10 am to 9 pm
- Toronto Premium Outlets (13850 Steeles Avenue West, Halton Hills): 10 am to 9 pm
- Yorkville Village (55 Avenue Road): 10 am to 6 pm
- Bramalea City Centre (25 Peel Centre Drive, Brampton): 11 am to 6 pm
- Vaughan Mills (1 Bass Pro Mills Drive): 10 am to 7 pm
- Yorkdale Shopping Centre (3401 Dufferin Street): 10 am to 6 pm
- Scarborough Town Centre (300 Borough Drive): 10 am to 6 pm
- Bayview Village Shops (2901 Bayview Avenue): 10 am to 6 pm
- CF Fairview Mall (1800 Sheppard Avenue East): 10 am to 6 pm
- CF Markville (5000 Hwy 7): 10 am to 6 pm
- CF Sherway Gardens (25 The West Mall): 10 am to 6 pm
- Dufferin Mall (900 Dufferin Street): 10 am to 6 pm
- Hillcrest Mall (9350 Yonge Street): 10 am to 6 pm
Most grocery stores will be open citywide, though many will operate on holiday hours. Make sure to call your local grocer ahead of time and double-check their schedule, and if you can, shop early.