Open and Closed – Christmas, New Year’s

CHRISTMAS EVE Most retail outlets, businesses, municipal offices and fast food restaurants will be closing […]

CHRISTMAS EVE

Most retail outlets, businesses, municipal offices and fast food restaurants will be closing early, many by 4pm, some earlier

  • Georgian Mall – 8:30-5:00
  • Bayfield Mall – 8:30-5:00
  • Kozlov Centre – 9:30-5:00
  • Tanger Outlets – 9:00-5:00
  • Orillia Square Mall – 9:00-5:00
  • Some drug stores will be open until midnight. Click Shoppers Drug Mart, Rexall/PharmaPlus or Guardian for store locations and hours

Public Transit

  • Barrie – regular service
  • Orillia – last run leaves the terminal at 6:15pm
  • Colltrans – 6:30am-6pm
  • Collingwood/Wasaga Beach Link – regular service
  • Collingwood/Blue Mountains Link – regular service
  • Midland – regular service
  • Bradford – regular service
  • GO Transit – Barrie Line
    – Early homebound train trips will depart Union heading northbound at 12:25, 13:25 & 14:25
    – Cancelled train trips from Union at 16:40, 17:35 & 18:45
    – Regular train trips will depart Union heading northbound at 15:40, 16:10, 17:05 & 18:05

CHRISTMAS DAY

Closed

  • Government Offices
  • Post Office
  • Banks
  • Most retail outlets and malls

Open

  • Some drug stores. Click Shoppers Drug Mart, Rexall/PharmaPlus or Guardian for store locations and hours
  • Some convenience stores
  • Some gas stations
  • Some coffee shops
  • Some restaurants are open for Christmas dinner
  • some (few) fast food restaurants are open
  • Casino Rama
  • OLG Slots at Georgian Downs

Public Transit

  • Barrie – no service
  • Orillia – no service
  • Colltrans – no service
  • Collingwood/Wasaga Beach Link – Sunday service
  • Collingwood/Blue Mountains Link – no service
  • Midland – no service
  • Bradford – no service
  • GO Transit – Sunday schedule, bus only

Garbage Collection

  • Barrie – no garbage, organics or recycling collection; pick-up will be on Saturday
  • Orillia – no garbage, organics or recycling collection; pick-up will be on Saturday
  • Simcoe County – no garbage, organics or recycling collection; pick-up will be on Saturday

BOXING DAY

Closed (Mon Dec 28)

  • Government Offices
  • Post Office
  • Banks

Open 

  • Most retail outlets
  • Georgian Mall – Sat Dec 26 8:00-6:00; Mon Dec 28 regular hours
  • Bayfield Mall – Sat Dec 26 8:00-6:00; Mon Dec 28 regular hours
  • Kozlov Centre – Sat Dec 26 9:30-6:00; Mon Dec 28 regular hours
  • Tanger Outlets – Sat Dec 26 8:00-8:00; Mon Dec 28 regular hours
  • Orillia Square Mall – Sat Dec 26 8:00-6:00; Mon Dec 28 regular hours

Public Transit

  • Barrie – Sat Dec 26 – regular service; Mon Dec 28 – Rte 1 on weekday service, Rte 2-8 on Saturday service
  • Orillia – Sat Dec 26 – no service; Mon Dec 28 – regular service
  • Colltrans – Sat Dec 26 – regular service; Mon Dec 28 – regular service
  • Collingwood/Wasaga Beach Link – Sat Dec 26 – regular service; Mon Dec 28 – regular service
  • Collingwood/Blue Mountains Link – Sat Dec 26 – regular service; Mon Dec 28 – regular service
  • Midland – Sat Dec 26 – no service; Mon Dec 28 – regular service
  • Bradford – Sat Dec 26 – no service; Mon Dec 28 – regular service
  • GO Transit – Sat Dec 26 – Saturday schedule, bus only; Mon Dec 28 – Saturday schedule, bus only

Garbage Collection (Mon Dec 28)

  • Barrie – regular collection
  • Orillia – regular collection
  • Simcoe County – regular collection

NEW YEAR’S EVE

Many retail outlets, businesses, municipal offices and fast food restaurants will be closing early

  • Georgian Mall – 9:30-5:00
  • Bayfield Mall – 9:30-5:00
  • Kozlov Centre – 9:30-5:00
  • Tanger Outlets – 10:00-5:00
  • Orillia Square Mall – 9:30-5:00

Public Transit

  • Barrie – regular daytime service; extended free service 5pm-3am
  • Orillia – regular daytime service; extended free service 7:15 pm to 1:15 am
  • Colltrans – regular daytime service; New Year’s Eve – Free Service 6pm-2am
  • Collingwood/Wasaga Beach Link – regular service
  • Collingwood/Blue Mountains Link – regular service
  • Midland – regular service
  • Bradford – regular daytime service; extended free service 5pm-3am
  • GO Transit – Barrie Line
    – Early homebound train trips will depart Union heading northbound at 12:25, 13:25 & 14:25
    – Cancelled train trips from Union at 16:40, 17:35 & 18:45
    – Regular train trips will depart Union heading northbound at 15:40, 16:10, 17:05 & 18:05

NEW YEAR’S DAY

Closed

  • Government Offices
  • Post Office
  • Most large retail outlets and malls
  • Banks

Open

Public Transit

  • Barrie – no service
  • Orillia – no service
  • Colltrans – no service
  • Collingwood/Wasaga Beach Link – regular service
  • Collingwood/Blue Mountains Link – regular service
  • Midland – no service
  • Bradford – no service
  • GO Transit – Sunday schedule

Garbage Collection

  • Barrie – no garbage, organics or recycling collection; pick-up will be on Saturday
  • Orillia – no garbage, organics or recycling collection; pick-up will be on Saturday
  • Simcoe County – no garbage, organics or recycling collection; pick-up will be on Saturday