What's Open & Closed In Montreal On Christmas Day 2022

'Tis the season!

Assistant Editor, MTL Blog
Scenic view of Montreal skyline in the wintertime.

Scenic view of Montreal skyline in the wintertime.

Whether you're dreading seeing the in-laws, having to prepare meal after meal, or can no longer sit through the entirety of Mariah's "All I Want For Christmas Is You" there's really no denying the magic of the holidays.

Now, considering the days between Christmas and New Year's become a blur, we figured we'd help you out with the organization of your weekend plans.

We've compiled a partial list of what will be open and closed in Montreal on Christmas Day, December 25.

Since it's a major holiday and all, most spots will be closed or operating on reduced hours, so it's best to give a place of business a phone call before heading over to play it on the safe side — as many local and independent stores across Montreal may operate on different hours.

What's open:

  • 311 (Montreal's information hotline)
  • Most pharmacies (operating on reduced holiday hours)
  • Small chain and fast-food restaurants
  • Cinemas
  • Montreal Casino
  • STM (bus lines and metro will operate on a holiday schedule)
  • Public parks, most outdoor skating rinks and ski hills
  • Small grocery stores and dépanneurs (times may be subject to holiday hours)
  • Garbage and recycling will maintain their usual schedule throughout the holidays

What's closed:

Happy holidays, Montreal!

This article's cover image was used for illustrative purposes only.

Mike Chaar
Assistant Editor, MTL Blog
Mike Chaar is an Assistant Editor for MTL Blog focused on recalls in Canada and is based in Montreal, Quebec.
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