The long weekend is almost here! Who doesn’t love a good old May two-four (aka Victoria Day) celebration? Although we’re all still stuck in the stay-at-home order that’s remaining in place until June 2nd, there are still a few businesses that’ll be up and running. Of course, as per the quarantine, you should only stop by for essential reasons. Nonetheless, here’s everything you need to know.

***Editor’s Note: COVID-19 guidelines are continually changing. Please double-check all the latest business hours and restrictions before going anywhere this weekend.

This is what’s open and closed in Toronto over the May 24th long weekend.


Select grocery stores (holiday hours vary by location)
TTC (opening at 6 AM and operating on Sunday service schedule)
Pharmacies (holiday hours vary by location)
Select malls for curbside pickup and delivery (Eaton Centre and Square One Mississauga)
Select Walmart Garden Centres (varies by location)
Parks, gardens, and beaches (including playground structures)
The Beer Store (select locations on reduced hours)
Fireworks are permitted following City of Toronto official guidelines
Vaccine Clinics (check your eligibility and book your appointment here)

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Government buildings
Most malls (including Yorkdale, Sherway Gardens, Fairview Mall, and Shops at Don Mills)
Post Offices
Walmart Stores (select Walmart Garden Centres open on reduced hours)
Home Depot
Canadian Tire

So there you have it! If you had big May two-four plans at the library this weekend, we’re sad to say you’ll have to reschedule. But at least socially-distanced fireworks are still allowed, right?

Aside from Victoria Day, business hours should remain as usual on Saturday and Sunday.

Have a great long weekend, Toronto!