Canada Day 2018

Knowing what’s open and closed on Canada Day this year in Toronto may be a little tricky. Canada turns the big 1-5-1 on a Sunday, which means the holiday may be observed on Monday instead. To help make your life a little easier here we’ve rounded up what’s open and closed in Toronto on Canada Day 2018 AND Monday, July 2nd.

What's Open And Closed


Expect all the major tourist attractions in Toronto to be open. Here are a few notable ones and their operating hours for Canada Day and the Day after.

Aga Khan Museum:

Canada Day: 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Monday: 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.


Canada Day:  10:30 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Monday:  10:30 a.m. – 4 p.m.

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CN Tower:

Canada Day:  8:30 a.m. – 11 p.m.
Monday:  8:30 a.m. – 11 p.m.

Canada’s Wonderland:

Canada Day:  10 a.m. – 10 p.m.
Monday:  10 a.m. – 10 p.m.

Hockey Hall of Fame:

Canada Day:  10 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Monday:  9:30 a.m. – 6 p.m.

Ontario Science Centre:

Canada Day:  10 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Monday:  10 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Ripley’s Aquarium:

Canada Day:  9 a.m. – 11 p.m.
Monday:  9 a.m. – 11 p.m.

ROM: 10 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.

Canada Day:  10 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.
Monday:  10 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.

Toronto Zoo: 

Canada Day: 9 a.m. – 7 p.m.
Monday:  9 a.m. – 7 p.m.

Movie Theatres: There are some great movies out right now or opening this long weekend. Movie theatres will be open but we suggest checking online or calling ahead to your local theatre for their hours of operation.

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If you’re planning on doing a little shopping this weekend you might have to do it all online. The majority of malls will be closed Tuesday. But here are some malls that will be open all weekend long.

Eaton Centre:

Canada Day: 11 a.m. – 7 p.m.
Monday: 11 a.m. – 7 p.m.

CF Markville:

Canada Day: 11 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Monday: 11 a.m. – 6 p.m.

Hillcrest Mall: 

Canada Day: 11 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Monday: 11 a.m. – 6 p.m.

Pacific Mall: 

Canada Day: 11 a.m. – 8 p.m.
Monday: 11 a.m. – 8 p.m.


Canada Day: 11 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Monday: 10 a.m. – 9 p.m.

Toronto Premium Outlets:

Canada Day: 11 a.m. – 7 p.m.
Monday: 9:30 a.m. – 7 p.m.

Vaughn Mills:

Canada Day: 10 a.m. – 7 p.m.
Monday: 10 a.m. – 9 p.m.

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Yorkville Village:

Canada Day: 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Monday: 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.


If you’re looking to cook some big family meals or fire up the grill over the weekend make sure you stock up on your groceries beforehand. Most grocers will be closed but some may still be open on both Canada or Monday, July 2 . Call your local grocer ahead of time and double check their schedule.

If you’re eating out this long weekend you should be in luck as restaurants are expected to have their doors open. But we still suggest calling ahead and making sure where you plan to eat is open.


Don’t worry, the TTC and GO Transit will still be running, but will be doing so on holiday scheduling on Canada Day. This is the same for all other GTA transit systems in case you were thinking about heading out of the city.

But on Monday, TTC and GO Transit and other GTA transit systems will be running on Saturday’s schedule. So make sure you to plan your travels with that in mind.

What's Open and Closed


Since Canada Day falls on a Sunday this year, closures will be observed on Monday. With that in mind all banks, government offices and Canada Post will be closed July 2, 2018. Also we recommend grabbing your booze before Sunday. All LCBO and Beer Store locations will be closed  July 2, 2018.

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