What’s open and closed in Windsor-Essex on the Civic Holiday?
August 1, 2022 6:00am
Residents will enjoy a long midsummer weekend, with Monday being the Civic Holiday in Ontario.
The Civic Holiday is a statutory holiday, which means all provincial and municipal offices are closed, including ServiceOntario. Certain transactions may be performed online. Most banks, credit unions, and financial institutions are also closed on Monday.
Selected LCBO outlets and Beer Store locations will be open. Be sure to check with your favorite location to avoid a wasted trip.
Both Devonshire Mall in Windsor and Windsor Crossing outlet mall in LaSalle will be open from 11 am to 6 pm Monday. Tecumseh Mall in Windsor will be open from 11 am to 5 pm
All Windsor Public Library and Essex County Library branches will be closed Monday, resuming summer hours on Tuesday.
The 311 call center will be closed Monday, and open on Tuesday from 8 am to 4 pm The 211 call center will operate 24 hours as usual.
In the City of Windsor, residential garbage and yard waste collection will not take place on Monday, and be delayed by one day. Commercial trash and recycling collection will proceed as usual. Refer to the City’s collection calendar for more information.
The public drop-off and chemical waste disposal facilities on Central Avenue are closed Monday, but open Tuesday through Saturday from 8 am to 5 pm
There is no parking enforcement in the City of Windsor on the Civic Holiday. Street metered parking will be free, though garages and surface lots will be paid as usual. Traffic enforcement payment offices are closed, though payments can still be made online.
Transit Windsor buses are running on the Sunday and holiday schedule. The customer service office at the Chatham Street West terminal will be open from 8 am to 4 pm Monday, while the sales office on North Service Road East will be closed.
The day program at the Homelessness and Housing Help Hub (H4) at Windsor Water World will be open Monday from 8:30 am to 6 pm The H-4 Hub is open every day to people who are experiencing homelessness.
All community centers and arenas in the City of Windsor are closed Monday with the exception of pre-scheduled or previously-booked rentals.
Sandpoint Beach in east Windsor will be open from 1 pm to 7 pm Monday, weather and water quality permitting. All the City’s park-based splash pads will be open from 8 am to 8 pm
Atkinson, Central, Mic Mac, Remington Booster, and Riverside Centennial outdoor pools will be open from 1:30 pm until 4:30 pm for recreational swimming. The indoor pools at the WFCU Center and Windsor International Aquatic and Training Center will be closed on Monday.
Adventure Bay Family Water Park will be open from noon to 4 pm Monday.
The Chimczuk Museum and the Francois Baby House will be closed on the Civic Holiday, as Monday is the usual off day at both locations.