What’s open, what’s closed in Toronto on Civic Holiday Monday 2020

As Toronto has officially moved into Stage 3 of Ontario’s reopening plan amid the COVID-19 pandemic, here is what is open and closed in Toronto on the Civic Holiday, known in the city as Simcoe Day, on Monday, Aug. 3.

What’s open:

  • Indoor dining at restaurants, bars are now permitted to be open. Please check with these locations.
  • Gyms are also permitted to be open. Please check with these locations.
  • Playgrounds.
  • Select The Beer Store locations in Toronto, and across the province, will be open from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Check online for locations.
  • Cineplex movie theatres are now open in Ontario with special rules to allow 50 people per individual screen. Theatres open on Monday in Toronto include:
    Cineplex Cinemas Queensway & VIP, Cineplex Cinemas Yonge-Dundas and VIP and Cineplex Cinemas Yorkdale.
  • CF Fairview Mall — open between 11 a.m. and 7 p.m.
  • Scarborough Town Centre — open between 10 a.m. and 6 p.m.
  • CF Shops at Don Mills — open between 11 a.m. and 6 p.m.
  • CF Sherway Gardens — open between 10 a.m. and 6 p.m.
  • CF Toronto Eaton Centre — open between 11 a.m. and 7 p.m.
  • Yorkdale — open between 11 a.m. and 7 p.m.
  • TTC — holiday service.
  • GO Transit — Saturday schedule.
  • Rabba Fine Foods.
  • Toronto Islands are now open to the public. Tickets for ferries must be purchased online ahead of time to prevent overcrowding.
  • Ripley’s Aquarium of Canada — open daily from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. with timed ticket purchases online.
  • Aga Khan Museum — open from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. with the purchase of a timed ticket online.
  • Toronto Zoo — open on Monday, Aug. 3 (even though it is typically closed on Mondays). Tickets must be purchased online.

What’s closed:

  • All LCBO stores.
  • Canada Post mail delivery — service is cancelled on Monday.
  • Government offices — closed.
  • Toronto Public Library — closed on Sunday and Monday.
  • Banks.
  • High Park Zoo and Riverdale Farm — remains closed since mid-March.
  • Ontario Science Centre — remains closed since mid-March.
  • St. Lawrence Market — open Saturday, but closed Sunday and Monday.

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