Toronto, we're getting there! There's more good news for 6ix residents looking to return to some kind of normality, as numerous attractions and venues are getting ready to welcome the public back. Toronto Zoo is reopening along with Ripley's Aquarium and Casa Loma this week, and other attractions like the Art Gallery of Ontario will follow in the next few days.\nThe 6ix is already heading into stage two of reopening efforts in the province on June 24, which means more businesses and attractions are opening up while following health guidelines.\nAnd, already, a few dates are now out and you can expect to enjoy your favourite spots once again within the next few days, in some cases.\nFor starters, the Zoo, Ripley's, and Casa Loma all plan to reopen before the end of this week.\nThe Zoo tweeted on Tuesday, June 23, that they will be welcoming animal lovers back starting Saturday, June 27.\nAt first, though, only members will be allowed back in for the usual walk-through service, and they'll have to book in advance, too.\nYou should expect to see some changes, too, including social distancing measures and potentially the use of "family bubbles."\nWe're very excited to welcome back members to the Zoo beginning June 27th! 🦁 We are still finalizing details, but please check your email in the coming days for information and timed ticketing options. pic.twitter.com/ehpIWKVZfh— The Toronto Zoo (@TheTorontoZoo) June 23, 2020\nDuring the pandemic, the Zoo had made other arrangements for attendees to see their favourite animals via the comfort of their own car.\nAn email sent to Narcity on Tuesday detailed that the Scenic Safari Experience will continue to be in operation while the limited reopening takes place.\nFace masks will be recommended for zoo visitors but will not be made mandatory.\nRediscover, reconnect, and make lifelong memories at #RipleysAquarium! 🐡 We're so excited to welcome you back for oceans of fun, this Friday, June 26th, with daily hours of operation from 10:00AM to 8:00PM. Please visit us online at https://t.co/ESJ0vWr708 for more information. pic.twitter.com/u9Hd5O8UIF— Ripley's Aqua Canada (@RipleysAquaCA) June 23, 2020\nMeanwhile, Ripley's Aquarium announced on Tuesday it is opening its doors again this Friday, June 26. It will run from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m., albeit with numerous new safety measures.\nCasa Loma confirmed in an email sent to Narcity that it's also planning on opening up this Friday for touring.\nThe museum's website notes its patio is already open to guests.\nView this post on Instagram It’s hard to believe it’s been more than three months since we last saw you at the AGO. We’re beyond thrilled to announce that we’re re-opening on July 2 to AGO Members and Annual Pass Holders and on July 23 to everyone purchasing single tickets. Members will be able to book timed-entry tickets starting June 25 and Annual Pass Holders starting June 26. Timed-entry single tickets can be purchased starting July 16. We‘re taking our advice from health officials and will be implementing some new health and safety measures and strict capacity limits so that we can all stay safe while seeing our favorite art again. • Here’s what you need to know about visiting the AGO during this period: ⏰ We will be open Thursday through Sunday, from 10:30 AM to 5 PM 👥 Only AGO Members and AGO Annual Pass Holders can visit starting July 2. We open to the public on July 23. If you’re not a Member or Annual Pass holder, it’s not too late to sign up! 💻 Timed tickets must be booked in advance. Tickets will NOT be available onsite. 😷↔️😷All staff and visitors are required to wear a mask and adhere to social distancing. 🤒 If you are feeling unwell - please stay home. Staff will do the same. 🧼We have increased our cleaning schedule and will be disinfecting high touch and high traffic areas multiple times a day. ❤️ We cannot wait to welcome you back - we’ve missed you! A post shared by Art Gallery of Ontario (@agotoronto) on Jun 23, 2020 at 9:08am PDT\nAnd the AGO also announced on Tuesday that it will also reopen to members and pass holders on Thursday, July 2.\nIt will then accept customers who have purchased tickets from July 23 as part of a staggered reopening.\nAs for other major attractions across the 6ix?\nWell, for one, the CN Tower announced on Wednesday, June 24 that it will be welcoming guests back as of July 15.*\nWhat with stage two, these reopenings, and the sizzling hot Canada Day weather to come, that Toronto summer is finally gathering pace.\n*This article has been updated.