Boxing Day in Hamilton – What’s Open and Closed

Published December 25, 2019 at 2:58 pm


On Boxing Day in Hamliton here is what’s open and closed on Thursday, Dec. 26, 2019.

FUN FACT: It is called “Boxing Day” because – starting in medieval Britain – servants had a day off and would receive a gift box on this day. It is a provincial stat holiday in Ontario, so let’s rejoice Hamilton.


  • Limeridge Mall from 8 a.m. to 10 p.m.
  • Eastgate Square from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m.
  • Jackson Square from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
  • Major grocery stores
  • Big box stores
  • Shoppers Drug Marts
  • Movie Theatres
  • Some Beer Stores. Check here.


  • LCBO
  • Wine Rack
  • Government offices
  • Banks
  • Libraries
  • Most Community Centres (call ahead to be sure)
  • City Hall
  • Hamilton Farmers’ Market
  • No mail delivery
  • Garbage and recycling will be collected one day later


The HSR will operate on a Saturday schedule

DARTS runs from 6:30 am to 12:30 am

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