Now you might need to recover from the night before… but if not, you may want to venture out on New Year’s Day! If you’re planning on leaving the house on January 1st, it’s good to know what’s open and what’s not before you choose your destinations for the day. Here’s a list of what’s open and closed on New Year’s Day in Toronto.


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  • Art Gallery of Ontario
  • Aga Khan Museum
  • Royal Ontario Museum
  • CN Tower
  • Cineplex Theatres
  • Riley’s Aquarium
  • Toronto Zoo
  • High Park Zoo
  • Riverdale Farm
  • Toronto Science Centre
  • Toronto Eaton Centre, Pacific Mall, Toronto Premium Outlets, Square One Shopping Centre, Vaughn Mills Shopping Centre
  • Select Shoppers Drug Mart and Rexall locations
  • Galleria Supermarket various locations
  • Rabba’s Fine Food various locations
  • The Kitchen Table various locations
  • Summerhill Market various locations
  • Wine Rack
  • Nathan Phillips Square and other select outdoor rinks
  • TTC holiday service
  • GO Transit Saturday service

While there will still be lots to do on January 1st, it’s also important to know what’s closed so you can prepare. Here’s the list of what you can expect to be closed down for New Year’s Day.


  • CF Sherway Gardens, CF Fairview Mall, Yorkdale Shopping Centre and Dufferin Mall
  • Most big-box grocery chains
  • LCBO
  • Beer Store
  • Banks
  • Toronto Public Library branches
  • Community centres
  • Mail delivery services
  • Government offices
  • Canada’s Wonderland
  • Hockey Hall of Fame
  • Gardiner Museum

Give these lists a look over before you step out on the first day of 2024 and happy New Year, Toronto!