What’s open and closed in Montreal this Thanksgiving

MONTREAL – Here is a partial list of what is open and closed in Montreal for Thanksgiving.


Public markets, such as Atwater, Jean-Talon and Maisonneuve;

Swimming pools, sports centers, libraries and other cultural sites can operate on a vacation schedule. Visit your borough’s website for more information.

Eco-centers, from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m.

The Biodôme, the Botanical Garden, the Biosphere and the Rio Tinto Alcan Planetarium. Tickets must be purchased online;

Most major shopping malls, supermarkets and pharmacies;

Most SAQ stores;

The McCord Museum;

The Pointe-à-Callière Museum;

City digital services (requests will be processed on October 12).


Federal and provincial government offices;

Municipal and district offices;

Gosford Street Municipal Court (except for court appearances of detained persons);

The Great Library;

The Montreal Museum of Fine Arts;

Canada Post offices – there will be no collection or delivery of mail;

Accès Montréal offices and permit counters;

Most major banks;


The metro and buses of the Société de transport de Montréal (STM) will operate on a weekend schedule.

The Société de transport de Laval (STL) and the Réseau de transport de Longueuil (RTL) will operate on Saturdays.

Exo trains will be on the Sunday schedule (there will be no service on the Candiac, Mascouche and Mont-Saint-Hilaire lines);

Exo buses will operate on a Saturday schedule.

Paratransit users will have to request their trips, between 6:30 a.m. and 1 a.m.

All regular parking restrictions and payment schedules remain in effect.

Composting, recycling and garbage collection will generally continue as normal. Visit your local borough’s website for more information.

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