Civic Holiday – What’s Open And Closed


Courtesy of Barrie360.com – Dan BlakeleyPublished: Aug 3rd, 2023


  • banks
  • government offices
  • some LCBO outlets
  • some Beer stores
  • some retail outlets


  • Some Beer stores – with modified hours
  • Some LCBO outlets – with modified hours
  • Many grocery stores – may have modified hours
  • Many drug stores – may have modified hours
  • Most malls – may have modified hours
  • convenience stores
  • gas stations
  • movie theatres
  • Gateway Casino – Innisfil
  • Casino Rama


  • Barrie – NO garbage collection; collection will be a day late this week
  • Orillia – NO garbage collection; collection will be a day late this week
  • Simcoe County – regular garbage collection day for areas serviced by Simcoe County


  • Barrie Sunday schedule; Barrie Transit also offering a free Kempenfest shuttle service from August 4 to August 7 to service the festival
  • Bradford No service
  • Clearview No service
  • Collingwood Colltrans No in-town service; Blue Mountain Town Link will offer service under normal operating hours
  • Midland/Penetanguishene No service
  • Orillia No service
  • Simcoe County Linx No service, except for Sunday service schedule on Route 4
  • GO Transit Saturday schedule

Reminder: Fireworks are not permitted in the City of Barrie on Civic Holiday weekend
Fireworks can only be set off on the following (single calendar) days: Victoria Day, Canada Day, New Year’s Day, and for the duration of the recognized Lunar New Year and Diwali holidays, as per the Regulatory Matters by-law. 

Patricia Dent

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