What’s Open and Closed on Christmas Day in Brampton

Published December 18, 2023 at 10:40 am

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Christmas Day falls on a Monday this year so you can expect some closures in Brampton at the start of the week.

Here’s a list of what’s open and closed in Brampton on Christmas Day — Monday, Dec. 25, 2023:


  • All critical services including Fire and Emergency Services, Traffic Services and By-Law Enforcement
  • Outdoor skating rinks like the Chinguacousy Park Skating Recreational Trail and Gore Meadows Covered Outdoor Skating Rink
  • Brampton Transit will be running on a reduced schedule
  • Some restaurants will be open for dine-in and/or takeout. Residents are encouraged to call ahead
  • Some drug stores such as Shoppers Drug Mart and Rexall will be open. Check individual stores for hours


  • The Brampton Animal Shelter
  • All Brampton Library branches
  • Bramalea City Centre
  • Shoppers World
  • All major grocery stores like Metro and Longo’s
  • All major malls
  • All Brampton Recreation Centres
  • Government offices
  • Banks
  • Community Centres
  • LCBO, Beer Store, and Wine Rack
  • Federal Government offices
  • City Hall
  • Canada Post (no mail pick-up or delivery)
  • Community Recycling Centres
  • Region of Peel non-emergency services will close starting Dec. 25 and will reopen on Jan. 2:
    • 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
    • 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.
    • No garbage and recycling collection on Dec. 25. Pickup will be one day later rest of the week


  • Brampton Transit will run on a Holiday/Sunday Service schedule
  • GO Transit will run on a Holiday Service schedule
  • Brampton Transit Clark and Sandalwood Facilities, including Lost and Found, are closed from Dec. 22 at 12:00 p.m. until Jan 1. The Transit Service Centres and Contact Centre will be closed on Dec. 25.

Garbage collection in Peel:

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