Here’s What Is Open and Closed This Thanksgiving Weekend In Ottawa

The Thanksgiving long weekend is here, and with it comes a number of closures on Monday. Here’s a look at what’s open and closed this Thanksgiving in Ottawa.

If you use public transit to get around the city, you might need to consider leaving a little earlier, as OC Transpo will be operating on a Sunday schedule for Thanksgiving Monday.

Some Ottawa Public Health (OPH) services will also not be running on Monday. This includes the Sexual Health Clinic, Dental Clinics, and the OPH information centre. The Site Needle and Syringe Program office at 179 Clarence St, as well as supervised consumption services, will also be closed. However, the Site mobile van will be running from 5 p.m. to 11 p.m.

If you have errands to run, banks, government offices, libraries, and post offices will be closed. Likewise, most major grocery store chains and all Beer Store and LCBO locations will also be closed. However, some grocery stores will be open for your shopping needs:

  • The Metro grocery store in the Glebe will be open from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday.
  • The Loblaws on Rideau Street will be open from 7 a.m. to¬†10 p.m., while the Isabella Street location will be open from 7 a.m. until 8 p.m.
  • The Whole Foods at Lansdowne Park will be open from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Most major malls and shopping centres will be closed for Thanksgiving. However, both CF Rideau Centre and Tanger Outlets will be open from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m, as will the OC Transpo Customer Service Center in CF Rideau Centre.

If you’re looking to go out with friends or family on Monday, most attractions will be closed. However, the agriculture, nature, science and space museums will all remain open. Likewise, all movie theatres in the city will also be open.

From all of us at 95.7 Elmnt fm, have a safe and happy long weekend.

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