What’s Open This Family Day in Toronto

February 15 is Family Day – and whether you have kids or you’re just looking forward to sleeping in on a Monday, there are plenty of places open for you to explore.

Although the city won’t ground to a complete halt, you can expect certain closures around Toronto.

So to make sure you don’t get caught short, here’s a guide to what’s open and closed this Family Day.


Museums and Culture
10 am- 5.30 pm
10.30 am until 4 pm for family fun activity
Bata Shoe
10 – 5 pm with winter-themed activities
Gardiner Museum
10 am – 5 pm
Hockey Hall of Fame
10 am to 5 pm; Kids Go Free (when purchasing an adult ticket online)

Photo: Wiki Commons

Loblaws – CLOSED
Whole Foods – Yorkville – Market: 10am-6pm, Cafe: 8am-6pm
No LCBO’s or Beer Stores will be open so be sure to stock up ahead of time

TTC and GO transit: OPEN but running a Saturday schedule

Eaton Centre10 am – 6 pm
Vaughan Mills – 10 am – 7 pm
Toronto Premium Outlets – 9.30 am – 7 pm
Yorkdale, Sherway Gardens and Fairview Mall CLOSED

Libraries – CLOSED


Other Points of Interest
Skating at Nathan Phillip Square – 9 am – 10 pm (Special Family Day skating hours between 1 4 pm)
Ripley’s Aquarium
9 am – 11 pm
Toronto Zoo9.30 am – 4.30 pm