Family Day – What’s Open & Closed

Changes to garbage collection, public transit, retail hours and more

Family Day is a provincial holiday. As such, federal government offices are open and it’s business as usual at Canada Post. 


  • Municipal and provincial government offices
  • Schools
  • Banks
  • Beer stores
  • Liquor stores
  • MOST grocery stores; see OPEN below
  • SOME drug stores: see OPEN below
  • Georgian Mall
  • Bayfield Mall
  • Kozlov Centre – stores with outdoor access may be open
  • Orillia Square Mall


Some Drug Stores: Click below for which stores are open and hours

Some Grocery Stores: Click below for store locations that are open and their hours:

  • Tanger Outlet Mall – 10am – 6pm
  • Vaughan Mills – 10am – 7pm
  • Upper Canada Mall – 11am – 6pm
  • Convenience stores
  • Some gas stations
  • Gateway Casinos – Innisfil
  • Casino Rama
  • Canada Post delivery is business as usual; pharmacies that operate post offices and choose to close on Family Day will be inaccessible; stand-alone Post Offices will be open for business
  • Federal government offices


  • Simcoe County – regular waste collection day for areas serviced by Simcoe County (it’s a regular garbage and organics collection week)
  • Barrie – NO waste collection; collection will be a day late this week
  • Orillia – NO waste collection; collection will be a day late this week


  • Barrie Sunday schedule
  • Bradford No service
  • Colltrans Regular Colltrans service; Collingwood/Blue Mountains link will be running as usual
  • Clearview No service
  • Midland/Penetanguishene No service
  • Orillia No service
  • Simcoe County Linx No service with the exception of the Collingwood/Wasaga Beach link (7 am – 8:25 pm)
  • GO Transit Saturday schedule, including train service between Barrie and Toronto