Hamilton Canada Day - What's Open and Closed


Canada Day in Hamilton falls on Wednesday, July 1, 2020.

Some places in Hamilton that are typically open will be closed due to the COVID-19 pandemic and there will be no major public events due to physical distancing restrictions and bans on large gatherings.

Gatherings of more than 10 people are currently not permitted by the Province of Ontario.

What’s open and closed Canada Day, July 1:


Local Parks are open but the equipment (ie: Playgrounds) remains CLOSED
Most Hamilton spray pads are open, municipal pools remain closed until later this month
Hamilton Beaches
Hamilton Conservation Authority areas (with some exceptions, see below)
Some coffee shops 
Some grocery stores and pharmacies
Some restaurant patios

Note: Physical distancing requirements will be in place everywhere. Residents are asked to wear masks when physical distancing proves difficult.


CF Lime Ridge
Eastgate Square
Hamilton Waterfalls
Hamilton Conservation areas: Dundas Peak, Spencer Gorge, Devil's Punchbowl
LCBO locations
Beer Store locations
Government offices
There will be no mail delivery

Waste collection:

Garbage and recycling (blue box, green bin and yard waste) will be collected one day later


HSR will operate on a Sunday or holiday schedule

Here’s how the City of Hamilton is celebrating Canada Day this year.

Your Comments