What's Open and Closed Canada Day in Burlington, Oakville, and Milton

In Oakville, Burlington, Milton, and Halton Hills on Canada Day here’s what’s open, closed, fireworks and events on Sunday, July 1 and Monday, July 2, 2018.

Canada Day is the biggest celebration day of the year in Halton with festivities happening in three major areas: Spencer Smith Park, Bronte Heritage Waterfront Park, and the Milton Fairgrounds.

What’s open and closed Canada Day, July 1:


  • Toronto Premium Outlets in Halton Hills from 11 a.m. to 7: p.m.
  • Oakville Museum from 1 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.
  • Cooling areas: River Oaks Community Centre and Oakville Seniors’ Centre lobby areas will be available from 10 a.m. until 7 p.m.
  • Outdoor pools across Oakville (splash pads are open from 9 a.m. until 10 p.m.)
  • Free swim at Rotary Park outdoor pool in Milton from 10 a.m. until 5 p.m.
  • Some smaller grocery stores like Rabba grocery stores
  • Most Shoppers Drug Marts
  • LCBO
  • Beer Store
  • Movie theatres

    Other major malls that are open:
    - Square One (11-7)
    - Bramalea City Centre (11-6)
    - Vaughan Mills (10-7)
    - Sherway Gardens (11-6)
    - Yorkdale Shopping Centre (11-7)

    - Eaton Centre (11-7)
    - Pacific Mall (11-8)


  • Some major grocery stores, but call ahead
  • Banks
  • Libraries
  • Community centres
  • All levels of government offices
  • City Hall
  • No mail delivery
  • Garbage and recycling (blue box, green bin and yard waste) will be collected one day later

Road Closures:


  • Oakville will operate on a Sunday schedule
  • Burlington Transit will operate on a Sunday schedule
  • Milton Transit will not operate

Canada Day Events:

What’s open and closed on Monday, July 2:

  • Toronto Premium Outlets (9:30 a.m. to 7 p.m.)
  • Town of Milton facilities, excluding Town Hall
  • Oakville’s outdoor pools (splash pads are open from 9 a.m. until 10 p.m.)
  • Oakville’s community centres and libraries
  • Church St. parking garage
  • Oakville Museum: 1 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.
  • Most Shoppers Drug Mart locations
  • Other Major Malls:

    Bramalea City Centre (11 am to 6 pm)
    Vaughan Mills (10 am to 7 pm)
    Eaton Centre (11 am to 7 pm)
    Pacific Mall
  • Square One Shopping Centre (11 am to 6 pm)


  • Malls
  • Banks
  • Provincial Offences Courts in Milton and Burlington
  • Municipal government offices
  • LCBO
  • Beer Store
  • Seniors’ centres


  • Holiday service in Oakville
  • Holiday service in Burlington


Free parking is available in Burlington’s downtown core at all pay machines located on the street, municipal lots and the parking garage on weekends and holidays. NOTE: The waterfront parking lots (east and west) don’t provide free parking on statutory holidays.

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