What's open and closed on Thanksgiving in Windsor

Here's a look at what's open and closed around Windsor, Ont., on Thanksgiving.

Malls are shut, buses are running on a holiday schedule

Both Windsor malls are closed on Thanksgiving. (Adrian Wyld/Canadian Press)

Wondering what's open for business on the Thanksgiving holiday? Here's a quick look at what's happening around the southwestern Ontario city.

What's open

  • The Devonshire Mall COVID-19 vaccination centre is open from 8 a.m. to 3:15 p.m. ET.
  • Transit Windsor is running, but buses are operating on a Sunday/holiday schedule (the customer service office is also open).
  • Lakeview Park Marina is open.
  • The COVID-19 assessment centres at Erie Shores HealthCare and Windsor Regional Hospital are open, along with the Paediatric Urgent Medical Assessment Clinic (8 a.m. to 4 p.m.) at the WRH Met Campus.
  • The City of Windsor's 211 line is available 24 hours a day, including on the holiday, for those seeking information about community and social services. 
  • For people experiencing homelessness, the day program at Windsor Water World is going ahead for regular hours (9 a.m. to 6 p.m.)

What's closed

  • Devonshire Mall and Tecumseh Mall.
  • The Windsor-Essex County Health Unit is closed and COVID-19 updates will be released on Tuesday.
  • Government offices and most non-emergency government services are cancelled.
  • Windsor Public Library branches are closed.
  • All indoor recreational facilities, pools and arenas are reopening on Tuesday.
  • The 311 customer contact centre is closed
  • If your garbage or recycling day is Monday, collection will go ahead the following day instead. The Public Drop-Off and Household Chemical Waste Depots are closed.

More from CBC Windsor


To encourage thoughtful and respectful conversations, first and last names will appear with each submission to CBC/Radio-Canada's online communities (except in children and youth-oriented communities). Pseudonyms will no longer be permitted.

By submitting a comment, you accept that CBC has the right to reproduce and publish that comment in whole or in part, in any manner CBC chooses. Please note that CBC does not endorse the opinions expressed in comments. Comments on this story are moderated according to our Submission Guidelines. Comments are welcome while open. We reserve the right to close comments at any time.

Become a CBC Member

Join the conversation  Create account

Already have an account?