What’s open and closed Christmas Day in Oakville, Burlington, and Milton

Published December 19, 2023 at 7:00 pm

Here’s what’s open and closed on Christmas Day this year, Monday, Dec. 25, 2023, in Oakville, Burlington, Milton and Halton Hills.


  • Local parks and certain outdoor recreational amenities
  • Most Shoppers Drug Marts, but call ahead to be sure
  • Some restaurants will be open for dining, takeout and delivery, but make sure to call ahead
  • Some smaller grocery stores, such as Rabba grocery stores
  • Some Starbucks (hours may vary at different locations)
  • Some Tim Hortons locations (hours may vary, so call ahead to be sure)


  • Toronto Premium Outlets
  • Oakville Place
  • Mapleview Centre
  • Burlington Centre
  • Milton Mall
  • Most major grocery stores
  • Major malls, including Square One, Bramalea City Centre, Sherway Gardens, Yorkdale and the Eaton Centre
  • Banks
  • Libraries
  • Beer Stores and LCBOs
  • Oakville Museum
  • Milton Sports Centre
  • Mattamy National Cycling Centre
  • Rotary Pond skating rink in Spencer Smith Park
  • Community centres
  • All levels of government offices
  • City Hall/Town Hall
  • Canada Post (no mail pick-up or delivery)
  • Halton Waste Management Site


No garbage pick up Monday, Dec. 25 (all waste collection will be one day later than usual)


  • Oakville Transit will operate on a Sunday schedule
  • Burlington Transit will operate on a holiday schedule
  • Milton Transit will not be running
  • GO Transit will run on a Sunday schedule
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