What's open and closed on Easter Sunday 2016 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.
- The TTC and GO Transit will operate on the standard Sunday schedule.
- Most shopping malls (Yorkdale, Fairview, Sherway Gardens, Scarborough Town Centre, Vaughan Mills) and retail stores will be closed, although select food retailers may be open. Calling ahead is advised.
- The Eaton Centre - 12 p.m. to 5 p.m.
- Yorkville Village - select retailers open 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
- Pacific Mall - 11 a.m. to 8 p.m.
- Toronto Premium Outlets - 11 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.
Major chains and grocers like No Frills, Fresh Co., Loblaws, Metro, T&T, Pusateri's, and Bloor Street Market will be closed, with a few confirmed exceptions listed below:
- Loblaws at Maple Leaf Gardens (60 Carlton St.) - 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
- Metro (444 Yonge St.) - open from 9 a.m.
- Arz Fine Foods (1909 Lawrence Ave. East) - 8 a.m. to 8 p.m.
- Whole Foods Yorkville (87 Avenue Rd.) - 9 a.m. to 9 p.m.
- Rabba's (various locations) - open 24 hours
- Food Depot (155 Dupont St., at Davenport) - open 24 hours
- Bloor Superfresh (384 Bloor St. West) - open 24 hours
- Kitchen Table (10 Queens Quay West) - 6 a.m. to 12 a.m.
- Kitchen Table (389 Spadina Rd.) - 7am to 12am
- Kitchen Table (595 Bay St., at Atrium on Bay) - 6:30 a.m. to 12 a.m.
- Kitchen Table (705 King St. W.) - 6 a.m. to 2 a.m.
- Galleria Supermarket (865 York Mills Rd.) - 7 a.m. to 12 a.m.
Call ahead to restaurants as many are taking the day off at their own discretion.
See also: 10 restaurants to eat Easter brunch in Toronto for 2015
- All Beer Stores and LCBO stores are closed.
- 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.
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Photo of the AGO by Paul Hillier in the blogTO Flickr pool