What's open and closed for Family Day long weekend in Hamilton

Most stores will be closed on Monday and transportation will operate on modified schedules.

Recreation centres will offer a variety of activities, while families can also hit the ice and skate

Beer, liquor and grocery stores

All liquor and beer stores in Hamilton are closed on Family Day and most local grocery stores are closed. 

Retail stores and malls

Most retail stores and banks are closed on Family Day. Lime Ridge Mall and Eastgate Square are also closed.

Green cart, recycling and garbage collection

There will be no green cart, blue box, bulk waste, yard waste, or garbage pick up on Monday. Your pick-up will be one day later if it falls on or after the holiday. All materials must be at the curb by 7 a.m.

Hamilton museums and AGH

Most museums are open including:

  • Dundurn National Historic Site
  • Whitehern Historic House & Garden, Battlefield House Museum & Park
  • Hamilton Museum of Steam & Technology
  • Fieldcote Memorial Park & Museum
  • Hamilton Children's Museum

Here's a list of their programming.

The Griffin House National Historic Site will be closed as well as the Art Gallery of Hamilton.

HSR, ATS-Darts and GO Transit

The HSR will be operating on a Sunday/Holiday schedule on Family Day, but the customer service office will be closed.

DARTS will be operating holiday service hours on Family Day, but all subscription trips on DARTS, with the exception of dialysis, are cancelled.

Passengers who need to travel on Monday will need to make reservations in advance.

ATS customer service will be closed on Monday.

GO Transit will operate on a Saturday schedule during Family Day.

City offices

All City of Hamilton administrative offices will be closed. 

For emergencies involving roads, water mains, sewer systems, public health and safety issues, call 905-546-2489.

Recreation centres, senior centres and arenas

Recreation centres will be open and offer a variety of activities, while families can also hit the ice and skate.

Senior clubs will operate on a modified schedule.

Hamilton Public Libraries

The central library and Turner Park branch will be open on Family Day from 1 to 5 p.m. There won't be any extended access hours at Freelton and Lynden branches. There is also no bookmobile service.

Extended study access hours at the Red Hill and Terryberry locations resume on Tuesday.

All other locations will be closed.

Hamilton Farmers' Market

The market will be open on Saturday from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. and won't be open on Sunday and Monday.