December 5, 2007 09:48 ET
For the convenience of holiday shoppers, selected LCBO stores will extend their evening hours from December 10 through December 31. During this period, selected liquor stores that normally close at 6:00 p.m. will remain open as late as 10:00 p.m. Stores that normally open late will maintain their regular hours of operation.
Some LCBO stores are also extending their hours of service on Sundays from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Stores will open at regular hours and close at 6:00 p.m. on Christmas Eve, Monday, December 24, and on New Year's Eve, Monday, December 31.
All LCBO stores and LCBO head office in Toronto will be closed on Christmas Day, Tuesday, December 25, Boxing Day, Wednesday, December 26, and New Year’s Day, Tuesday, January 1, 2008.
Some LCBO agency stores may choose to open on Boxing Day, Wednesday, December 26, provided the operator has obtained approval from the local municipal authority.
Customers should check with their local LCBO store or contact the toll-free, bilingual LCBO Infoline at 1-800-ONT-LCBO (668-5226) (or firstname.lastname@example.org) for individual store hours. In Toronto, call 416 365-5900. The Infoline will be open December 24 and 31 from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. The TTY number for the deaf and hearing impaired is 416 864-6898 or 1-800-361-3291.
The LCBO reminds everyone to drink responsibly this holiday season and to never drink and drive. To help make your festivities safer and more enjoyable, appoint a designated driver, take a cab or use local transit if you plan to drink. For more tips on responsible hosting, please visit http://www.lcbo.com/socialresponsibility/hostingtips.shtml.
Jacqueline Waldorf, Sr. Communications Consultant
Tel. 416 864-6875; Fax. 416 864-6850