What’s Open in Toronto Right Now

A quick guide to the current stage of reopening Toronto.

The city of Toronto is now in Stage 2 of the province’s reopening plans and we can’t wait to invite you to let yourself in once again. 

Public health and safety is still the top priority and we continue to closely monitor the COVID-19 situation. Whether you’re a visitor or a local, we encourage you to safely explore, discover and find inspiration for your next adventure through the city. 

Skyline view from the top of the CN Tower

As businesses begin to cautiously reopen, here’s what you can expect around the major attractions during this stage.

Check back regularly for updates as businesses continue to announce reopening plans. We recommend checking with the attractions and businesses directly for additional health and safety guidelines, such as requirements for face coverings and masks.

Attractions

CN Tower

The observation levels will reopen to the public on July 15. Timed entry tickets go on sale online on July 1. All visitors will be required to wear face coverings. Learn more about health and safety measures for your visit.

Ripley’s Aquarium

The aquarium will reopen on June 26 from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m., with tickets sold online only with a pre-arranged time of entry. All programs, dive shows, and tours have been temporarily suspended. There will be no food or beverages for sale. Learn more about the aquarium’s safety measures before you visit.

The spiral staircase in the Art Gallery of Ontario

Art Gallery of Ontario (AGO)

The Art Gallery of Ontario will open on July 2 for members and annual pass holders. Timed entry tickets must be purchased in advance. Tickets can be booked starting on June 25 for members and June 26 for annual pass holders.

The public will be able to buy timed entry tickets on July 16 and can start visiting the gallery on July 23. See the AGO’s new visitor guidelines for more information.

Royal Ontario Museum (ROM)

The ROM will reopen for members starting July 9 with tickets on sale starting July 6. The public will be able to buy tickets on July 7 and can start visiting on July 11.

The museum will be running on reduced hours of operation from Wednesday to Sunday, 10:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Admission will be limited and time-based, and all time slots must be booked in advance online.

Food and drink will not be allowed in the museum and water fountains will be closed. All visitors and staff are required to wear a face mask. Check the Visitor Policies for more details.

Toronto Islands

The Toronto Islands will be opening to the public on June 27 with updated safety measures for ferry service.

Summer skyline with ferry boat

Visitors must buy tickets online in advance and will also only be valid for the selected day of purchase. Ferries will be running on reduced capacity for physical distancing and will have a limit of 5,000 tickets per day. 

All passengers on the ferry will be required to wear facial coverings. To reduce crowding, the City is encouraging visitors to travel outside of peak times, which are between 9:30 am and 12:30 pm, and between 3:30 and 6:30 pm for the return trip.

Centreville Amusement Park will remain closed for the time being under current provincial rules.

Outdoor dining at Casa Loma

Casa Loma

General admission will be available starting June 26 with updated safety measures at Casa Loma. Guests can now make reservations and dine in the estate gardens for an outdoor dining experience. Visitors will also receive complimentary admission to the gardens. Reservations are also now available for the Blue Blood Steakhouse patio.

Toronto Zoo

The Zoo will reopen for early access to members on June 27. While they are still finalizing details, it will be timed online ticket sales only with more details to come. Check the Zoo’s FAQs to understand what to expect from your new zoo experience.

Aga Khan Museum

The museum will reopen to the public on June 27. Timed entry tickets can be bought in advance online. Face masks are also required to be worn by all visitors over the age of two. Plan your visit with the museum’s reopening guidelines.

Canada’s Wonderland

The park will remain closed until further notice.

Restaurants, Bars and Patios

Restaurants, bars, food trucks and other food and drink establishments (e.g., wineries, breweries and distilleries) can only open for dining in outdoor areas, such as patios, curbside, parking lots and adjacent properties.

A couple having a meal together on the rooftop patio at Lavelle

Retail

Shopping malls are opening under existing restrictions, which include food services reopening for takeout and outdoor dining only.

What’s Next?

We will continue to update this information as we work under the government’s guidance on reopening our province. Check back regularly for updates.

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