simcoe day 2015

What's open and closed on Simcoe Day 2015 in Toronto

What's open and closed on Simcoe Day, Monday August 3, 2015 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 open citywide though many will operate on holiday hours. Check online for individual store hours.
  • Select Beer Stores and some of the LCBO's 378 stores will be open, check individual store hours online before heading out.
  • For a complete list of indie bottle shops in Toronto, see this directory. Holiday hours are provided where applicable but we advise calling ahead to confirm.


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 Kat NLM in the blogTO Flickr pool.

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