Family Day in Burlington, Oakville, Milton: What’s open and closed

Published February 20, 2023 at 5:00 am

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This year, Family Day in Oakville, Burlington and Milton falls on Monday, Feb. 20, 2023.

While Family Day is not a national statutory holiday, it is observed in Ontario as one.

So, without further ado, here’s what is open and closed in Oakville, Burlington, Milton and Halton Hills on Family Day 2023.


  • Some restaurants will be open for indoor dining and takeout, but call ahead
  • Most convenience stores
  • Most Shoppers Drug Marts
  • Movie theatres
  • Canada Post (mail pick-up and delivery will not be affected)
  • Federal Government offices
  • Some Starbucks (hours may vary at different locations)
  • Angela Coughlan Pool in Burlington is open for recreational and lap swimming.
  • Skating at Burlington Rotary Centennial Pond. Registration is not required. Residents are encouraged to call the ice conditions hotline at 905-335-7738, ext. 8587, before leaving to ensure the rink is open.
  • Glen Abbey and Iroquois Ridge library branches in Oakville will be open from 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.
  • Toronto Premium Outlets from 9:30 a.m. to 7 p.m.
  • Milton Sports Centre
  • Sherwood Community Centre
  • Mattamy National Cycling Centre
  • Other major malls that are open:
    – Square One (11 a.m. – 6 p.m.)
    – Bramalea City Centre (11 a.m. – 6 p.m.)
    – Vaughan Mills (11 a.m. – 6 p.m.)
    – Eaton Centre (11 a.m. – 6 p.m.)


  • Banks
  • City Hall/Town Hall
  • Most Halton Region offices and services, although all 24-hour/essential services remain open
  • Provincial Government offices
  • Beer Stores and LCBO outlets
  • Most major grocery stores
  • Libraries
  • Burlington Centre and Mapleview Centre in Burlington
  • Oakville Place in Oakville
  • Milton Mall in Milton


  • Oakville Transit will operate on its holiday schedule between 8 a.m. and 8 p.m.
  • Burlington Transit will operate on a Sunday schedule
  • According to Milton Transit’s Twitter page, there will be no conventional or Milton access+ (specialized) services on Family Day
  • GO Transit will run on a Saturday schedule


No garbage pick up Monday, Feb. 20 (all waste collection will be one day later than usual)

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