What’s open and closed on this public vacation Monday in London?


Monday is Citizens Holiday and, like last year, health restrictions are in place to limit the spread of COVID-19. But there is still a lot to do on this long weekend.

London and the rest of the province are still in Step 3 of the reopening and many amenities are opening with security restrictions. The Middlesex-London Health Unit is keeping the Carling Heights Assessment Center open and two mass vaccination clinics will be making visits.

Here’s a look at what will open and close on Monday August 2nd:

COVID-19 vaccination clinics

  • Western Fair District Agriplex: 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.
  • Caradoc Community Center in Mount Brydges: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.


  • City-run golf courses: Open
  • Ostpark: Open
  • City-run outdoor pools, spray pads and paddling pools: Open
  • Boler Mountain Treetop Adventure Park: Open
  • Bike and fitness trails on Boler Mountain: Open
  • Fleetway: Open
  • London Public Library: Closed
  • Palasad Socialbowl and Palasad South: Open
  • Fanshawe Pioneer Village: Closed

Shopping and eating

  • Masonville Place: Open 11am to 6pm
  • Westmount Shopping Center: Open from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
  • White Oaks Mall: Open 11am to 5pm
  • Covent Garden Market: Closed
  • Grocery stores: Most are open with reduced opening times
  • Restaurants: Open
  • Convenience stores: Open

Spirits and beer

  • The Beer Store: Selected locations will open
  • LCBO: Closed
  • Labatt Brewery: Open


  • Shoppers Drug Mart: Most locations are open with reduced opening hours
  • Rexall pharmacies: Most locations open with reduced opening hours


London Transit will operate on a public holiday schedule.

Current route times and timetables can be found at realtime.londontransit.ca


  • All banks are closed due to citizens’ leave

Government services