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What's open and closed Easter Sunday 2014 in Toronto

What's open and closed on Easter Sunday 2014 in Toronto:


  • Government offices (post offices, City Hall and others) will be closed.
  • Banks will be closed with most resuming service on Monday.
  • Toronto Public Library branches will be closed.
  • Most shopping malls (Yorkdale, Fairview, Sherway Gardens, Scarborough Town Centre, Vaughan Mills) and retail stores will be closed - although there's usually some unexpected openings, so call ahead.
  • The Beer Store and LCBO stores will be closed on Easter Sunday.
  • St. Lawrence Market is closed Good Friday.
  • Most major grocery stores will be closed on Sunday.



  • The TTC and GO Transit will operate on the standard Sunday schedule.


  • The Eaton Centre is open noon to 5pm on Sunday. Some retailers surrounding the Eaton Centre and up Yonge St. will observe similar hours.
  • Pacific Mall is open.
  • Loblaws at Maple Leaf Gardens (60 Carlton St.) is open 10am to 8pm on Easter Sunday.
  • T&T Supermarkets in Markham and Scarborough are open for business as usual.

Eating Out

  • Call ahead, as restaurants citywide are taking the day off at their own discretion.

  • The beer stores may be closed -- but local breweries are generally open! Steam Whistle Brewery (255 Bremner Blvd.) is running tours every half hour, offering visitors complimentary Pilsner and selling pints, single bottles and cans.

See also: 10 restaurants to eat Easter brunch in Toronto for 2014


  • Attractions such as the AGO (10am to 4pm), the ROM (regular hours), Ripley's Aquarium of Canada (9am to 9pm), TIFF Bell Lightbox (10am to 10pm) will be open.
  • Most of the shops, galleries and restaurants in the Distillery District remain open.
  • Major movie theatres are open across the city.

Did we leave something out? Please let us know in the comments section below.

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