As the clock ticks down toward Christmas Day, shoppers hit the stores for last minute gifts.
Some grocery stores are open on Christmas as well, but the supermarkets open on December 25 tend to have limited store hours - so check your local grocery store in advance, if you can.
Fear not, because there are some options.
Also keep in mind that the day after Christmas will be a busy day for Target stores as bargain hunters look for deep discounts on holiday merchandise and people with gift cards look to score great deals on holiday sales.
Also, some restaurants are franchised owned businesses, so check local restaurants for hours on Christmas Eve and Christmas Day. Movie theaters are open, for the most part, and there are restaurants open on Christmas Day too.
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7-Eleven: Most 7-Elevens are open 24 hours, 7 days a week, including Christmas Day. Be sure to check the hours of operation of the nearest store here.
CVS: Christmas hours are 8:00 am to 9:00 pm on Christmas Day, not including locations that are located inside of Target Stores.
Select stores include LCBOs at King and Spadina, Carlton and Church and Front and Jarvis.
Foodarama Market: Christmas Eve open, hours vary by location.
As for GO Transit, Christmas Eve will see some lines run on an early homebound schedule.
On Boxing Day, transit service starts at 6 a.m.
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Traffic at New Market Square and Bradley Fair appeared to flow smoothly for much of the afternoon as shoppers made their way from store to store.
Albertsons and Kroger are closing at 9 p.m. On New Year's Eve, it closes at 6 p.m. and remains closed on New Year's Day.
Galleria at Sunset mall: Open until 6 p.m. Christmas Eve.
Yorkdale Mall: 8 a.m.to 11 p.m.
Meadows Mall: Open Until 6 p.m. Christmas Eve.
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