Hamilton Family Day - What's Open and Closed


In Hamilton Family Day falls on Monday, February 17, 2020 and is not a national statutory holiday, but it is observed in Ontario as one.

Open on Family Day in Hamilton:

Dundurn Castle
Whitehern Historic House
Hamilton Children’s Museum
Hamilton Public Library (Central Library and Turner Park Branch from 1 pm to 5 pm)
Battlefield House
Most Shoppers Drug Mart locations
Most restaurants that are usually open on Mondays, but call ahead to be sure
Canada Post (mail pick-up and delivery are not affected)
Federal Government offices (including passport offices)
Community Centres and other recreational facilities
Movie theatres

Closed on Family Day in Hamilton:

Lime Ridge Mall
Eastgate Square
Most major grocery stores
Beer Store
Provincial Government offices
City Hall
Garbage and recycling will be collected one day later


The HSR will be running on a Holiday/Sunday schedule.

DARTS will operate from 6:30 am to 12:30 am. Subscription trips are automatically cancelled on statutory holidays.


No garbage pick up Monday, Feb. 17 (all waste collection will be one day later than usual)

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