Christmas Day in Mississauga and what’s open and closed

Published December 25, 2022 at 8:09 am

Christmas Day in Mississauga falls on Sunday and most businesses, organizations and stores are closed on Dec. 25, 2022, but not all.

Whatever you’re doing for the holidays this year, please do so safely.

Here’s a list of what’s open and closed on Christmas Day in Mississauga:


  • Some smaller grocery stores, such as Rabba
  • Most convenience stores
  • Mississauga Chinese Centre Dundas, some stores and restaurants
  • Some of the restaurants at the Chinese Centre
    (Burnhamthorpe and Creditview)
  • Most Shoppers Drug Marts
  • Celebration Square ice rink (noon to 6 pm)
  • Some restaurants are open, but call ahead to be sure
  • Movie theatres

What’s open on boxing day in: Mississauga

What’s open and closed on Christmas Day in:
Halton – Oakville, Milton, Burlington
Niagara – St Catharines, Niagara Falls, Welland 
Durham – Oshawa, Whitby, Pickering


  • Square One Shopping Centre
  • Erin Mills Town Centre
  • Dixie Outlet Mall
  • Most major malls outside of Mississauga, including Bramalea City Centre, Toronto Premium Outlets, Vaughan Mills, Sherway Gardens, Yorkdale and the Eaton Centre
  • Most major grocery stores such as Metro, Loblaws, Longo’s and Whole Foods Square One
  • Heartland Town Centre and other power centres
  • Government offices (including City Hall)
  • Banks
  • Libraries
  • Community Centres
  • LCBO
  • Beer Store
  • Wine Racks
  • Canada Post (no mail pickup or delivery Dec. 26)
  • Mississauga 3-1-1 Citizen Contact Centre (closed Dec. 24-27)

Garbage collection:

  • No garbage and recycling collection on Monday, Dec. 26. Pickup will be one day later rest of the week
  • Community Recycling Centres closed on Dec. 25-26


  • MiWay will operate on a holiday schedule from Dec. 19 to Jan. 2 (check online or call for info)
  • GO Transit will run on a Sunday schedule
  • TransHelp–all trips for Dec. 25-27 must be booked by 6 p.m. on Dec. 24
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