Thanksgiving in Toronto 2014: What's open and closed
Many malls, grocery stores and city services will not be open Monday
Banks and many city services in Toronto are closed for Thanksgiving Monday, as are most stores and malls. Here's a look at what's different this weekend, particularly on Monday.
Food, drink and shopping
- Most grocery stores will be closed on Monday, Oct. 13, with the following exceptions:
- Sobeys locations, some 24 hours and some holiday schedule
- Fine Foods (1909 Lawrence Ave. East), 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
- Metro (444 Yonge St.), open 24 hours
- Loblaws (60 Carlton St.) - 7 a.m. to 11 p.m.
- T&T Supermarket (two locations, 7070 Warden Ave., 9255 Woodbine Ave.), 9 a.m. to 10 p.m.
- Whole Foods Yorkville (87 Avenue Rd.), 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
- Galleria Supermarket (7040 Yonge St.), open 24 hours
- All LCBO stores will be closed on Monday, Oct. 13 and resume business on Tuesday, Oct. 14.
- All of Toronto's LCBO and The Beer Store locations will be closed.
- Beer will be available at the following locations:
- Steam Whistle (255 Bremner Boulevard),12 p.m. to 6 p.m.
- Mill St. Brewery (21 Tankhouse Lane), 11 a.m. to 8 p.m.
- Amsterdam Brewhouse (245 Queens Quay West), 11 a.m. to 11 p.m.
- Bellwoods Brewery Bottle Shop (124 Ossington Avenue), 11 a.m. to 11 p.m.
Eaton Centre, Square One, Pacific Mall and Vaughan Mills are open on Monday.
Museums and galleries
- The Ontario Science Centre (770 Don Mills Road), 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
- The Royal Ontario Museum(100 Queen's Park), 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m..
- Ripley's Aquarium of Canada (288 Bremner Boulevard), 9 a.m. to 11 p.m.
- The Toronto Zoo (2000 Meadowvale Road), 9 a.m. to 7 p.m.
City of Toronto
- Business will resume as usual on Tuesday, Oct. 14.
- The 311 contact centre will be open for urgent matters requiring the city's immediate attention.
Garbage, green bin and recycling collection
- There will be no curbside green bin, recycling or garbage collection on Thanksgiving Day. Thanksgiving Day's pickup will take place on Tuesday, Oct. 14.
- All City of Toronto parking regulations and restrictions will apply during this time.
- The TTC operates on a holiday schedule on Monday.
Toronto Public Library
- All branches, departments and services of the Toronto Public Library will be closed. Business will resume as usual on Tuesday, October 14.