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What's open and closed on Christmas Day in Toronto 2021

What's open and closed in Toronto on Christmas Day 2021 is vital information to navigate the city on a day where it seems like everything is shuttered. December 25 is one of the few days of the year where most the city shuts its doors. There are, however, a few exceptions.

Here's what's open and closed on Christmas Day 2021 in Toronto.

  • Banks
  • Government offices
  • Libraries
  • Mail delivery
  • GO Transit and TTC will run on a Sunday service schedule.
  • Select Shoppers Drug Mart and Rexall locations.

Open Christmas Day

Locations of Summerhill Marker will operate on reduced hours on December 25. Photo by Hector Vasquez

Food and Drink
  • Most major grocery chains will be closed on Christmas Day with a few confirmed exceptions listed below.
  • The Beer Store
  • LCBO

Open Christmas Day

Movie theatres across the city will be showing your favourite flicks. Photo by Fareen Karim.

Malls and Attractions
  • The majority of shopping malls and city attractions like the Toronto Eaton Centre, Evergreen Brick Works and the Distillery Winter Village will be closed on December 25 with a few confirmed exceptions listed below.
  • Movie theatres
  • Outdoor skating rinks like Nathan Phillips Square and The Bentway.
  • Pacific Mall (4300 Steeles Ave. East) - 11 a.m. to 8 p.m.
  • Ripley's Aquarium of Canada (288 Bremner Blvd.) - 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.
Lead photo by

Sanjin Avdicevic

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