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What is open in Toronto right now


May 27th, 2020

What is open in Toronto right now is changing each and every week. We remain in Stage 1 of the province reopening and restrictions continue to be slowly lifted.

Currently, the following types of businesses, facilities, and services are open during this time likely with shortened hours.

Food, drink and other vices
  • Restaurants offering takeout or delivery
  • Grocery stores
  • Bulk food stores
  • Convenience stores
  • The LCBO
  • The Beer Store
  • Craft beer stores
  • Craft distilleries
  • Cannabis stores
  • Pharmacies
Retail stores
  • Clothing and other retail stores with a street entrance
  • Retail stores in malls with a street entrance
  • Garden centres and nurseries 
  • Hardware stores
  • Bike stores and bike repair
  • Safety supply stores
Outdoors and recreation
  • City parks
  • Provincial parks
  • Mount Pleasant Cemetery
  • Golf courses 
  • Marinas and boat clubs
  • Picnic shelters at city parks
  • Outdoor sports fields and courts for recreational play not for team sports and where social distancing can still be maintained. This includes soccer fields, basketball courts and baseball diamonds.
  • Off-leash dog parks
  • Skateboard parks
Consumer and business services
  • Banks
  • Car dealerships
  • Funeral services
  • Gas stations
  • Hotels
  • Laundromats and dry cleaners
  • Lawn care services
  • Mail services
  • Veterinary services
  • Businesses that board animals
  • Animal and pet care services
  • Cleaning and maintenance services
  • Non-essential construction
  • TTC
  • GO Train and UP Express
  • Toronto Pearson International Airport
  • Sports team training facilities
  • Media operations
  • Surgeries
  • In-person counselling
  • Toronto Public Library for curbside pickup
  • Toronto Zoo for their drive-thru Scenic Safari 
Some specific retailers that are currently open include
  • Best Buy
  • Canadian Tire
  • Dollarama
  • Home Depot
  • Home Hardware
  • RONA
  • Walmart
  • Sport Chek
  • Indigo
  • IKEA
  • Toronto Premium Outlets
Major retailers still closed include
  • Winners
  • HomeSense
  • Apple Store
  • Optical stores
The following businesses, facilities, and services still remained closed
  • All community centres and facilities providing recreational programs
  • All public and private schools
  • All licensed daycares and child care centres although some will re-open to help frontline workers
  • All bars, nightclubs, strip clubs, cafes and restaurants not offering takeout or delivery
  • All theatres, cinemas and concert venues
  • All Toronto attractions
  • All gyms although many are doing classes on Instagram Live
  • All nail, hair salons and barber shops
  • All beaches
  • City Hall and all municipal buildings
  • Ontario casinos
  • All malls except those stores and restaurants that have street entrances and other essential services and businesses
  • Park amenities like playgrounds, outdoor exercise equipment, swimming pools and splash pads
  • Dental offices

There’s still no certainty on how long these closures will last or how long it will be until we move onto Stage 2 of reopening.