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What's Open & What's Closed On Victoria Day In Montreal

This Monday May 18th 2015 it's Victoria Day in Canada (or Patriot's Day in Quebec). While we can all appreciate having a day off, it can be a bit of a hassle trying to figure out what's open and closed in the city. To save you a bit of stress, we've come up with a list of what establishments and services you'll be able to visit on Monday.

What's Open:

  • SAQ
  • Most restaurants (call ahead just incase)
  • Shopping malls
  • Grocery stores
  • Markets
  • Service-based businesses (eg. gas stations, hair dressers)
  • Movie Theatres
  • Biodome, Botanical Gardens, Insectarium, Science Centre, Planetarium
  • Parking meters (uhg, gross)
  • Garbage pickups
  • Public transit (but following a weekend schedule)
  • Montreal Casino
  • La Ronde

What's Closed:

  • Banks
  • Federal and provincial government offices
  • Post offices
  • Municipal courts and most city offices
  • Pointe-à-Callière Museum
  • Montreal Exchange
  • Costco
  • Public libraries

Now that you've heard all of the things thatyou can and cannot do, here are a few things that you should do this weekend:

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