Happy Labour Day Long Weekend!




It’s officially the LAST long weekend of summer and here’s what’s going on, in and around the GTA!


Looks like the weather is on our side this weekend!


Photo By: CityNews/Toronto
Photo By: CityNews/Toronto



Thanks to our friends at CityNews Toronto, below is a list of what’s going to be open and closed this Labour Day long weekend.


What’s open and closed on Monday


  • TTC will run on holiday service
  • GO will run on a Sunday schedule
  • Select Beer Store locations, click here for a list
  • Tourist attractions: Art Gallery of Ontario, Canada’s Wonderland, Casa Loma, CN Tower, Hockey Hall of Fame, Ontario Science Centre, Canada’s Wonderland, Ripley’s Aquarium of Canada, Royal Ontario Museum, Toronto Zoo


  • LCBO stores
  • Government offices, municipal buildings and banks
  • All Toronto Public Library branches (they are also closed on Sunday)
  • No mail delivery
  • Aside from the City of Toronto’s 10 outdoor swimming pools, all other outdoor and wading pools will close for the summer season at 4 p.m. on Sunday. All indoor swimming pools will be closed on Labour Day.
  • The City’s recreation centres will also be closed.



  • Bramalea City Centre (11am – 6pm)
  • Eaton Centre (11am – 7pm)
  • Square One (11am –  6pm)
  • Promenade (11am – 6pm)
  • Toronto Premium Outlets (9:30am – 7pm)
  • Upper Canada Mall (11am – 6pm)
  • Vaughan Mills (10am – 7pm)
  • Hillcrest Mall (11am – 6pm)




Labour Day Events



  • When: Aug. 30 – Sept. 2
  • Where: Woodbine Park

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  • When: Aug. 31 – Sept. 1
  • Where: Ontario Place



  • When: Aug. 31 – Sept. 2
  • Where: Exhibition Place



  • When: Aug. 30 – Sept. 2
  • Where: Distillery District



  • When: Aug. 30 – Sept. 2
  • Where: Downsview Park



  • When: Aug. 30 – Sept. 2
  • Where: Ontario Place



  • When: Aug. 30 – Sept. 2
  • Where: Downsview Park



  • When: Aug. 16 – Sept. 2
  • Where: Exhibition Place



The Labour Day Parade 

The parade goes down on Sept. 2 – it begins on Queen Street and University Avenue and will travel along Queen Street West to Dufferin Street.  Below are the road closures to accommodate the parade.


  • CLOSED: Armoury Street – from Chestnut Street to University Avenue (7am – 2pm)
  • CLOSED: Centre Avenue – from Dundas Street West to Armoury Street  (7am – 2pm)
  • CLOSED: University Avenue – from Dundas Street West to Richmond Street West  (7am – 2pm)
  • CLOSED: York Street – from Richmond Street West to Queen Street West  (7am – 2pm)
  • CLOSED: Dufferin Street – from Queen Street West to Saskatchewan Road (8:30am – 2pm)
  • CLOSED: Queen Street West – from Bay Street to Dufferin Street (8:30am – 2pm)




For everything else Labour Day, click here.


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