The Labour Day long weekend is upon us, meaning many people will be heading to the cottage, relaxing by the pool and getting the kids ready to go back to school.
Below is a list of what’s open and closed on Monday, Sept. 5:
– Select malls, including: Square One (11 a.m. to 6 p.m.), Eaton Centre (10 a.m. to 6 p.m.), Vaughan Mills (10 a.m. to 7 p.m.) and Pacific Mall (11 a.m. to 8 p.m.).
– Most city-wide attractions like the Toronto Zoo, the ROM, the Science Centre and Canada’s Wonderland
– LCBO and beer stores
– Most malls and chain stores
– Government offices, banks and libraries
– TTC and GO run on a holiday schedule
– Most grocery stores and supermarkets
– No mail delivery
In addition to the usual holiday traffic, there are a series of festival-related closures that may make driving in the downtown core tricky this long weekend.
Fiera Street Festival: A stretch of College Street will be closed from Saturday September 3 to Monday September 5 for the Fiera Festival. The closure runs from Shaw to Bathurst Street, and will last from 9 a.m. Saturday until 3 a.m. Monday.
Italian Walk of Fame: Another stretch of College Street will be closed on Monday from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. for the Italian Walk of Fame induction ceremony.
Brazilian Day: A section of Yonge Street will be closed from Dundas to Queen Street on Monday, from 10 a.m. to 11 p.m. for the Brazilian Day Canada Festival. The festival is primarily based in Yonge-Dundas Square.
For a full list of roadwork in the city of Toronto, click here.