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Civic Holiday: What’s open and closed in Barrie

Several businesses in Barrie will have altered hours for the Civic Holiday.
Several businesses in Barrie will have altered hours for the Civic Holiday. Global News

Several businesses across Barrie will have altered hours on Monday, Aug. 6, for the civic holiday. Here’s what you can expect.

What’s closed:

  • All city recreation facilities
  • Banks
  • Government offices
  • Canada Post mail collection and delivery
  • Barrie Public Library will be closed both Sunday, Aug. 5 and Monday, Aug. 6.

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What’s open:

  • Tanger Outlet will be open from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
  • Vaughan Mills Mall will be open from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.
  • Upper Canada Mall will be open from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.
  • Georgian Mall will be open from 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.
  • Barrie YMCA will be open from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
  • Canada’s Wonderland will be open from 10 a.m to 6 p.m.
  • LCBO
  • The Beer Store
  • Convenience stores
  • Some pharmacies
  • Some grocery stores
  • Movie theatres
  • Most restaurants and bars across the city
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Waste collection:

  • There will be no garbage, organics, recycling or yard waste collection on Aug. 6.
  • Collection during the week of the holiday will occur one day later
  • The landfill site is closed regularly both Sunday and Monday

Transit:

  • Transit will operate on a regular Sunday service schedule on Aug. 6, with extra Kempenfest service all weekend
  • Go Transit will be operating on a Saturday schedule

Parking:

  • Downtown parking (on-street and lots) is free on weekends and statutory holidays
  • Waterfront parking is enforced 24/7/365. Residents must display their permits and visitors are required to pay $3 per hour