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What's open and closed on the August Long Weekend and Simcoe Day 2014 in Toronto

Posted by Liora Ipsum / August 1, 2014

open closed torontoWhat's open and closed on the August Long Weekend and Simcoe Day, Monday August 4, 2014 in Toronto



  • Government offices and banks
  • Libraries
  • Public post offices are closed, and regular mail collection and delivery takes the day off.


  • Outdoor swimming pools, wading pools and splash pads will all be open. Swimming pool schedules are available online.
  • All five City golf courses will be open. See hours and locations posted online.


  • The TTC will operate on holiday service schedule with a start time of 6am.



  • Grocery stores are for open citywide though some might be operating on holiday hours. Check online for individual store hours.
  • Select Beer Stores and some of the LCBO's 370 stores will be open, check individual store hours online before heading out.
  • Steam Whistle (255 Bremner Blvd) - retail store and tours from noon to 6pm
  • Mill St. retail store (21 Tankhouse Lane) - 11am to 8pm
  • Amsterdam Brewhouse & Retail Store (245 Queens Quay West) - retail store 11am to 11pm, brewhouse until 1am
  • Amsterdam Brewery and retail store (45 Esandar Drive) - retail store 11am to 9pm


Malls are open, operating holiday hours.

  • Eaton Centre (220 Yonge Street) - 10am to 6pm
  • Yorkdale (3401 Dufferin St.) - 10am to 6pm
  • Square One Shopping Centre (100 City Centre Drive) - 11am to 7pm
  • Vaughan Mills (1 Bass Pro Mills Drive, Vaughan) - 10am to 7pm
  • Pacific Mall (4300 Steeles Avenue East) - 11am to 8pm
  • Fairview Mall (1800 Sheppard Ave E) - 10am to 6pm
  • Dufferin Mall (900 Dufferin St) - 10am to 6pm
  • Scarborough Town Centre (300 Borough Drive) - 10am to 6pm


Most major attractions are open, with the exception of the Art Gallery of Ontario which is normally shut Mondays anyway.

Did I miss anything? Add it to the comments below. Photo by Jen Yeamen in the blogTO Flickr pool.


1 Comment

football / August 27, 2014 at 07:39 pm
That brings us to quite possibly the most intriguing match-up to that point of the season when Oregon comes to Rice-Eccles.
'The teams, the broadcast contract and our showcase games this year
are going to generate tremendous excitement about this League and the great
seasons to come. I guess a handful of suspensions was enough to satisfy
the NCAA.
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