Here’s what’s open and closed in Montreal on Labor Day

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 (check 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
  • Hotels
  • Bookstores, florists and other businesses offering works of art
  • Cinemas
  • Most sports and cultural facilities will remain open (hours may vary by borough)
  • Biodome
  • Biosphere
  • botanical gardens
  • insectarium
  • 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)

The cover image of this article was used for illustrative purposes only.

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