What’s open and closed this holiday Monday in London

It’s the August Civic Holiday, and this one is different due to restrictions in place to limit the spread of COVID-19. But there’s still plenty to enjoy in London this long weekend. 

London and surrounding municipalities are in Stage 3 and many amenities are open with safety restrictions. The Middlesex-London Health Unit is keeping the city’s two assessment centres open and encourages anyone with symptoms to get a test.  

Here’s a look at what will be opened and closed on Monday, August 3:

COVID-19 testing

  • Carling Heights Optimist Community Centre: 11:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.
  • Oakridge Arena: 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.


  • East Park: Open
  • All city-owned outdoor poolsspraypads and wadding pools: Open
  • Adventures on Wonderland: Closed
  • Boler Mountain’s Treetop Adventure Park: Open
  • Boler Mountain’s Bike and Fitness Trails: Open
  • Cineplex (Silvercity): Open
  • Eldon House: Open by appointment from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.
  • Fanshawe Pioneer Village: Closed
  • Fleetway: Open​
  • Landmark Cinemas: Open
  • London Public Library: Closed
  • Palasad Socialbowl and Palasad South: Open

Shopping and Food

  • Masonville Place: Open from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. 
  • Westmount Mall: Open from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
  • White Oaks Mall: Open from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. 
  • Covent Garden Market: Closed
  • Grocery Stores: Most are open with reduced hours
  • Restaurants (Chains): Open
  • Convenience stores: Open

Liquor and Beer

  • The Beer Store: Select locations will be open
  • LCBO: Select locations will be open
  • The Labatt Brewery: Open


  • Shoppers Drug Mart: Most locations open on reduced hours
  • Rexall Pharmacies: Most locations open on reduced hours


London Transit will be running on a “current Saturday schedule,” while express routes 90 and 91 will not be operating

For up-to-date route times and schedules check realtime.londontransit.ca 


  • All banks are closed for the Civic Holiday

Government Services