What’s open and closed in Kingston on Family Day


Everybody loves a long weekend! Many Kingstonians will be taking a well-earned rest on Monday, so make note of what businesses and activities in our city will be closed or on reduced hours.


All city administrative offices will be closed Monday, including Utilities Kingston offices. There will be no garbage, green bin or recycling collection on Monday, with collection moving to the day after your normal pickup. Banks will be closed on Monday. Provincial government offices will also be closed. City buses will run on a Sunday schedule (with the exception of Route 18, which will still run on its weekday schedule), and Kingston Access Services will also be limited on Monday.


Business hours for grocery stores may be reduced or closed on Monday. The Cataraqui Centre, the Frontenac Mall, and Costco will be closed. Kings Crossing Outlets will be closed. LCBO and Beer Store locations will be closed. No Frills, Metro, Bennett’s, Food Basics and Loblaws will also be closed. Cobs Bread is open from 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. Amherstview Foodland will be open 24 hours as usual, as will Shoppers Drug Mart. Both Freshii locations will be open from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Dollar Tree will be open from 1o a.m. to 5 p.m. Glenburnie Grocery will be open from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.


Artillery Park Aquatic Centre will be open from 10 am-8 pm. INVISTA Centre and city arenas will be open, and INVISTA Fitness and Wellness Centre will be open but will operate on limited hours, from 6 am-7 pm. Check the City of Kingston website for activity offerings at those locations.

The Grand Theatre box office is closed Monday. Kingston area libraries will also be closed on Monday. Cineplex Odeon, Landmark, and The Screening Room Theatres will all be open.

Skate rentals at Springer Market Square will be available between 11 am-2 pm.

Ardens Music schools and stores are closed.


As always, Kingstonist will be open. We’ll be sure to keep you updated on the goings-on in the city, as it happens. We will also be happy to hear from you if there is something you think we should know about. Please reach out to us on Twitter, Facebook or via our contact page anytime.

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