What’s closed and open Christmas Day in Mississauga Ontario

Published December 24, 2023 at 6:22 pm

What's open and closed in MIssissauga

Christmas Day in Mississauga falls on Monday and most businesses, organizations and stores are closed on Dec. 25, 2023, but not all.

Whatever you’re doing for the holidays this year, whether it includes travelling, staying at home or a little bit of both, 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 (888 Dundas St. E.): some stores and restaurants
  • Some restaurants at the Chinese Centre
    (Burnhamthorpe and Creditview)
  • Most Shoppers Drug Marts
  • Celebration Square ice rink (noon to 6 pm)
  • Some restaurants are open, including Mandarin and Mado at Square One, but call ahead to be sure
  • Movie theatres
  • Wine Rack locations in and around Toronto (check online or call ahead)

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
  • Sheridan Centre
  • Meadowvale Town Centre
  • 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
  • The Beer Store
  • Canada Post (no mail pickup or delivery Dec. 25)
  • Mississauga 311 — Citizen Contact Centre (closed Dec. 23-26)
  • The following Region of Peel non-emergency services will close starting Monday, Dec. 25 and will reopen on Jan. 2, 2024:
    • Access Peel Counters
    • Dental Services Contact Centre (closed as of Dec. 23)
    • Early Years and Child Care Services
    • Housing Services, Client Services
    • Healthy Sexuality Clinics (only closed Dec. 25 and 26 and Jan. 1).
    • Needle Exchange Program and Harm Reduction – Mobile Van (only closed Dec. 25 and 26 and Jan. 1).
    • For urgent homelessness supports, including food, supplies, referrals, and shelter, call the Street Helpline 24/7 at 1-877-848-8481. For information on emergency shelter, visit the emergency shelter web page or call 905-450-1996.

Garbage collection:

  • No garbage and recycling collection on Monday, Dec. 25. 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. 25 until Jan. 7 (check online or call for info)
  • GO Transit will run on a Saturday schedule
  • TransHelp–all trips for Dec. 25-27 must be booked by 7 p.m. on Dec. 24 (buses will operate 6 a.m. to 1 a.m. on Dec. 25-26). TransHelp office closed Dec. 25 through Jan. 1
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