What's open and closed on Simcoe Day, Monday August 1, 2016 in Toronto
- Government offices and banks
- Public post offices are closed, and regular mail collection and delivery takes the day off.
- Outdoor swimming pools, wading pools and splash pads will all be open. Swimming pool schedules are available online.
- All five city golf courses will be open. See hours and locations posted online.
- The TTC will operate on a holiday service schedule with a start time of 6 a.m.
FOOD & DRINK
- Grocery stores are open citywide, though many will operate on holiday hours. Check online for individual store hours.
- Select Beer Stores and some of the LCBO's 404 outlets will be open across the province, check individual store hours online before heading out.
- 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.
Malls are open, operating on holiday hours.
- Eaton Centre (220 Yonge Street) - 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
- Yorkdale (3401 Dufferin St.) - 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
- Sherway Gardens (25 The West Mall) - 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
- Square One Shopping Centre (100 City Centre Dr.) - 11 a.m. to 7 p.m.
- Vaughan Mills (1 Bass Pro Mills Dr., Vaughan) - 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.
- Pacific Mall (4300 Steeles Ave. E.) - 11 a.m. to 8 p.m.
- Fairview Mall (1800 Sheppard Ave. E.) - 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
- Dufferin Mall (900 Dufferin St.) - 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
- Scarborough Town Centre (300 Borough Dr.) - 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Most major attractions are open, with the exception of the Art Gallery of Ontario, which is normally closed on Mondays anyway.
- The Ontario Science Centre (770 Don Mills Rd.) - 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
- The Royal Ontario Museum(100 Queen's Park) -10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.
- Canada's Wonderland (9580 Jane St.) - 10 a.m. to 10 p.m.
- Ripley's Aquarium of Canada - 9 a.m. to 11 p.m.
- Movie theatres are open citywide.
- The Toronto Zoo - 9 a.m. to 7 p.m.
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