What’s open and closed for the civic holiday Monday in London – London

As the civic long weekend is upon us, keep in mind of a few closures across the city thanks to the holiday on Monday.

The civic holiday is not a statutory holiday under Ontario’s Retail Business Holidays Act, so stores that would normally be closed — liquor, beer and grocery stores — can open, provided local municipalities do not object.

Here’s what’s open and closed in London on Monday, Aug. 7:


  • Most grocery stores
  • Walmart locations
  • Most Shoppers Drug Mart locations
  • Masonville Place, White Oaks Mall, Westmount Shopping Centre
  • Most Beer Stores
  • Most LCBO outlets
  • The Labatt brewery
  • Children’s Museum, Storybook Gardens, Fanshawe Pioneer Village, East Park Gardens
  • Ribfest at Victoria Park


  • Banks
  • Government offices
  • Post offices (no mail delivery)
  • London Public Library
  • No garbage pickup

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The LTC will operate on a Sunday/holiday schedule. Regular service will resume Tuesday.

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