What's open and closed this Family Day

It's Family Day long weekend, and GTA residents should be prepared for reduced hours or closures for many businesses. Most grocery stores and banks will be closed on Monday, as well as all city offices, provincial offices, and libraries.

Most grocery stores, banks, and libraries will be closed Monday for the holiday

The rink at Nathan Phillips Square will be open for public skating on Monday. (David Donnelly/CBC)

Monday Feb. 19 is Family Day. Here is what GTA residents can expect to be open and closed this holiday Monday: 

Closed on Monday

Government Offices, Libraries, Banks

  • All city offices, city buildings, schools, and libraries
  • Provincial government offices
  • Banks


  • Sherway Gardens
  • Fairview Mall
  • Shops at Don Mills
  • Cloverdale Mall
  • Yorkdale
  • Scarborough Town Centre.

Grocery, Liquor, and Drug Stores

  • Most major grocery and drug stores will be closed. However, all 24/7 Metro stores will stay open Monday.
  • LCBO and Beer Store locations will be closed

Open on Monday

Canada Post

  • There will be regular mail delivery and collection on Monday.

Community Centres and Outdoor Activities

  • Many community recreation centres will remain open. Either call ahead or check this website for a full listing.
  • 52 city-run outdoor rinks and skating trails will be open, including the rink at Nathan Phillips Square. Many indoor arenas will also be open for public skating.
  • Earl Bales and Centennial Ski and Snowboard Centres will also be open.

Museums and Attractions

The following museums are open Monday, and many have special Family Day programming:

Movie Theatres

  • Major theatres will remain open on Monday, as well as TIFF Bell Lightbox.


  • The TTC and Metrolinx will be operating, but on a Saturday schedule.


  • Square One
  • Toronto Eaton Centre
  • Select Rexall and Shoppers Drug Mart locations
  • Select Wine Rack stores