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Labour Day weekend: what’s open and closed

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It’s the last long weekend of the summer – here’s what you need to know before you start planning that backyard barbecue or trip out of town.

What’s open Monday:
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.)
Pacific Mall (11 a.m. to 8 p.m.)
Bramalea City Centre (11 a.m. to 6 p.m.)

Most city-wide tourist attractions like the CNE, Toronto Zoo, the ROM, the Science Centre and Canada’s Wonderland are open.

What’s closed Monday:
The Beer Store
Most stores
Government offices, banks and libraries  TTC and GO run on a holiday schedule  Most grocery stores and supermarkets  No mail delivery

Looking for something to do? Click here to check out our top-5 events or take in one of the following:

  • The Labour Day Parade forms at 7:30 a.m. Monday at Nathan Phillips Square
  • Toronto Blue Jays in town against the Kansas City Royals (Friday, Saturday, Sunday)
  • The 2013 Toronto Labour Day Classic in chess will be hosted at the St. Clement of Ohrid Macedonian Community Centre all weekend
  • Brazilian Day festival at Yonge-Dundas Square Monday
  • Woofjocks – dogs and their trainers – show off their tricks at the PawsWay along the harbourfront