Hamilton New Year’s Day – What’s Open and Closed

Published December 31, 2019 at 2:34 pm


Here’s what’s open and closed on New Years Day January 1, 2020 in Hamilton:


  • Movie Theatres in Hamilton (The Westdale and Playhouse Cinema are CLOSED)
  • Splitsville Entertainment (12 p.m. to 11 p.m.)
  • Some restaurants will be open but with reduced hours, so call ahead
  • Most Asian and Middle Eastern cuisine restaurants will be open
  • Most convenience stores
  • Some Shoppers Drug Marts

Shopping centres outside of Hamilton that are open:
Square One 11 a.m.-6 p.m.
Pacific Mall 11 a.m.-8 p.m.
Toronto Premium Outlets 11 a.m.-6 p.m.
Vaughan Mills 10 a.m.-7 p.m.
Eaton Centre 12-7 p.m.


  • Government offices
  • Banks
  • Libraries and museums
  • Community Centres
  • LCBO 
  • Beer Store
  • Malls
  • Most grocery stores
  • Hamilton Farmers’ Market
  • Hamilton civic museums
  • Hamilton Public Library
  • Hamilton Animal Services

Garbage Collection:

There will be no green cart, blue box, bulk waste, yard waste, or garbage pick-up on New Years Day. Your pick-up will be one day later if it falls on or after the holiday.


Buses, ATS, and DARTS will operate on a regular Sunday/Holiday service (6:30 a.m. to 12:30 a.m.)

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