We’ve got a holiday coming our way and much of the city will be shut down to celebrate. If you plan to head out of the house, take a look at this list of what’s open and closed on Christmas Day in Toronto so you know what to expect.

It’s worth noting that many stores and shopping malls are open on Christmas Eve, and will reopen with extended hours on Boxing Day.

Merry Christmas, friends!


  • Ripley’s Aquarium
  • Toronto Zoo
  • Northern Lights Toronto
  • Cineplex theatres
  • Select restaurants — see the full list here
  • Select Starbucks locations
  • Rabba Fine Foods stores
  • Rexall stores
  • Wine Rack stores
  • Pacific Mall

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  • Summerhill Market stores
  • Shoppers Drug Mart stores
  • Riverdale Farm
  • High Park Zoo
  • Select City of Toronto skating rinks
  • GO Transit — Sunday service
  • TTC — holiday service


  • Shopping malls
  • Most retail stores
  • Most major attractions — including Distillery District Winter Village, Christmas Glow, and Canada’s Wonderland
  • Most grocery and big-box chains
  • St. Lawrence Market
  • LCBO
  • Beer Stores
  • Toronto Public Library branches
  • Toronto community centres
  • Mail delivery services
  • Government offices

Now that you know what’s open and closed on Christmas Day in Toronto, you can plan ahead and enjoy every moment of it!