What's open and closed on Thanksgiving Monday, October 8, 2012
News Posted by OttawaStart on October 08, 2012
Here's what's open and closed on Thanksgiving Monday, October 8, 2012. To add to this list (or make a correction) please email firstname.lastname@example.org
Shopping & attractions
- Most stores are open on Sunday, but closed on Monday.
- Grocery stores are closed, except for on Rideau Street, where Loblaws is open from 10am-6pm, and the Metro is open 24 hours.
- Malls are closed, except for Rideau Centre (open 10am-6pm), Les Galleries de Hull (Gatineau) and Les Promenades de l'Outaouais (Gatineau). Costco is open in Gatineau.
- Shoppers Drug Mart stores are open, some as late as midnight
- Beer Stores and LCBO's are closed. However, some LCBO agency stores will be open, more info here.
- (If you need alcohol, check out the SAQ in Quebec -- most of them are open.)
- If you need beer, try the Mill Street Brew Pub near Lebreton Flats, or Big Rig near the IKEA. They sell bottles and growlers. Costco in Gatineau sells beer too.
- Most shops and restaurants in the Byward Market are open.
- Most of Ottawa's museums are open and so is the National Gallery.
- Movie theatres are open
- Banks are closed.
- No Canada Post mail service on Monday.
- Some pools, arenas and fitness centres will be open on the Civic Holiday for public swimming skating and fitness classes with modified schedules. Check with ottawa.ca or the facility of your choice for details.
- Most City of Ottawa programming at arts centres, archives, galleries, theatres and museums will not be offered, however, clients should check ottawa.ca or their facility to confirm.
- Libraries are closed.
- Ottawa's daily newspapers (Ottawa Citizen & Ottawa Sun) will publish.
- Good weekend to go find a pumpkin or go apple picking.
- The colours are beautiful this weekend for a trip to Gatineau Park.
- For more events and activities happening on Thanksgiving Weekend, check out the OttawaStart Weekly Event Round-Up...
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