OPEN and Closed for Business Victoria Day Long Weekend

Open and Closed

THUNDER BAY – LIVING – The Victoria Day Long weekend, or as known to many as the annual “Escape to Duluth” weekend will see many businesses closed.

If you are headed south into the United States this year, you will want to check out this article.

Here in Thunder Bay, on Monday, banks, government offices, shopping malls, the LCBO and the Beer Store will all be closed.

Grocery wise, George’s Market on River Street, and Skafs in Current River on Hodder Avenue are open. Metro, Renco, Safeway and Real Canadian Superstore will be closed.

The Hub on Victoria Avenue will be open Saturday, and closed Monday. There is a Pop-up Peddlar’s Market at Thunder Bay’s business incubator from 11 – 4 on Saturday. The Hub however will be closed on Tuesday.

The Red Bicycle's Famous Red Furniture
The Red Bicycle’s Famous Red Furniture

Coffee and Muffins, Gary and Alan at Bay Village Coffee are taking Friday off as well as Monday.

Pressed for Time on Red River Road
Pressed for Time at 231 Red River Road

Pressed for Time, a new coffee stop located at 231 Red River Road will be closed on Monday.

Nippers is closed for the long weekend, taking Saturday off.

Oriental Garden Chinese and Vietnamese Restaurant is closed for the long weekend.

Naxos is closed for the May Long Weekend and wish you a wonderful holiday. We thank you for your continued support and look forward to serving you next week.

Thunder Bay Transit will be operating, but on Victoria Day Monday will be on the holiday schedule. Contact for bus routes and times.

The staff at Thunder Bay Mitsubishi have been working hard for the last few months. They’ve been making sales, installing tires, talking to clients, doing double duties, and so much more; we will be celebrating the long weekend like everyone else. So we will be closed for the long weekend, but we will be back in action Tuesday, May 24 at 8 am.

Both Strathcona and Chapples golf courses open on Saturday for the season.

Thunder Bay Country Club advises, “Due to the poor weather conditions the course opening will be delayed by one day. It will open on SUNDAY, MAY 22nd. Also, power carts will not be available till Thursday, May 26.

This article will be updated as more openings and closings are posted.

If you have a business which is either closed or open on the weekend, send your update information to

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