Here’s what’s open and closed on Canada Day in Toronto

From transit to shopping

Toronto is gearing up for Canada Day celebrations this weekend.

With a long weekend comes store closures, so luckily for you, we’ve put together a list of what’s open and closed on Canada Day this year.

Check out everything you need to know for Canada Day 2018.


The TTC is set to operate on its holiday schedule on Canada Day, which means TTC routes will operate on their Sunday service schedules, but will start earlier, at about 6:00 a.m. Any routes that don’t usually operate on Sundays will not run on Canada Day. GO Transit, on the other hand, will be operating on its Saturday Schedule on Monday, July 1st.


While the LCBO will be closed on Canada Day, The Beer Store will be open from 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. Also, if you’re doing some last-minute alcohol shopping on Canada Day, try checking out some of your local independent breweries.


The Aga Khan Museum is open on Canada Day, and will be hosting a festival called Rhythms of Canada, with a free shuttle bus from downtown. Plenty of other museums like the Art Gallery of Ontario and the Royal Ontario Museum will be open from 10:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. and 10:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. respectively. Other attractions that are open on July 1st include Canada’s Wonderland from 10:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m., the CN Tower from 8:30 a.m. to 11:00 p.m., Ontario Science Centre from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., and the Toronto Zoo from 9:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.


Dufferin Mall, Yorkdale Shopping Centre, and Gerrard Square Mall will all be closed on Canada Day. No need to fear, shopping lovers, as the Eaton Centre will be open from 11:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m., Vaughan Mills will be open from 10:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m., and Markville will be open from 11:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.