Have a nice (almost) long weekend, Montreal! This year’s Labor Day falls on Monday, September 5, so here’s a list of what will be open and closed on 514 to help you plan your day accordingly.
This is a partial list and we recommend checking websites or calling some places you might want to visit beforehand – just to be on the safe side.
What is open on Labor Day?
- The City of Montreal’s hotline, 311, will remain open
- The STM will be open and will operate according to modified schedules (see the schedule here)
- Most pharmacies (hours may be reduced)
- Small stores, including grocery stores and convenience stores or stores that are not in malls, may be open
- The Atwater market and the Jean-Talon market will be open
- Most restaurants and bars will be open
- Bookstores, florists and other businesses offering works of art
- Most sports and cultural facilities will remain open (hours may vary by borough)
- botanical gardens
- Rio Tinto Alcan Planetarium
- Montreal Casino
- La Ronde will be open from 10:30 a.m. to 7 p.m.
- Garbage and recycling collections operate according to their usual schedules except for green waste in Montreal-North which is postponed to the next day
What is closed on Labor Day?
- Major shopping centers will be closed
- Many large grocery stores will be closed
- Accès Montréal offices (BAM) and permit counters
- Most SAQ branches will be closed, with the exception of those located in public markets and SAQ Express, which will operate according to their usual hours.
- SQDC stores will be closed
- Counters and courtrooms of the municipal court
- City banks and credit unions will be closed
- Montreal Libraries
- Canada Post and postal services will be closed (except those operating privately)
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