What’s open, what’s closed on Thanksgiving Day in Hamilton, Burlington and Niagara Region – Hamilton


The Thanksgiving Day lengthy weekend is upon us and meaning not all the things can be open on Monday.

The annual vacation, historically celebrated with cornucopias and pumpkins, can be a time off for many Ontarians.

Canada Publish places can be closed and mail assortment and supply is cancelled for Oct. 10.

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For those who’re hoping to knock off some errands or simply get out and do one thing, right here’s an inventory of what’s open and what’s closed in Hamilton, Burlington and Niagara Area.

Administrative workplaces: Places of work are closed on Monday.

Licensing and bylaw companies: The licensing and bylaw telephone queue line can be closed on Monday. Service will resume on Tuesday.

Inexperienced bin, rubbish and recycling: No assortment on Monday. Pickup can be sooner or later later if it falls on or after the vacation. The town says all supplies should be on the curb by 7 a.m.​ Neighborhood recycling centres and switch stations can be closed.

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HSR Bus: Buses will function on common Sunday/vacation service on Monday.

GO Transit: Trains and buses are working on a Saturday schedule.

ATS DARTS: Service can be working with vacation service hours on Thanksgiving Day. Subscription journeys on DARTS, aside from dialysis, are cancelled for Monday. ATS customer support may also be closed on Monday. For extra info on rides take a look at town’s web site.

Ontario Works: This system, together with the Particular Helps, can be closed. Telephone service will resume on Monday.

Recreation centres: Closed on Oct. 10.

Hamilton civic museums: Dundurn Nationwide Historic Web site, the Hamilton Navy Museum and the Hamilton Museum of Steam and Expertise can be closed on Oct. 10.

Artwork Gallery of Hamilton: Open 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday

Tourism Hamilton customer info centre: Closed Monday.

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Hamilton Public Library: All HPL branches are closed. For info on what companies are working, go to the library’s web site at hpl.ca.

Social companies: Housing companies, in addition to the Profession Growth Centre and Particular Helps, can be closed on Thanksgiving Day.

Senior centres: These will both be closed or run on a modified (four-hour) schedule.

Arenas: Both closed or on a modified schedule.

Animal companies: Closed on Monday.

Canadian Warplane Heritage Museum in Mount Hope: Closed. Weekly hours are 9 a.m. to five p.m., Wednesday to Sunday.

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Authorities workplaces: Authorities places corresponding to metropolis corridor, municipal workplaces and services can be closed Monday.

Administrative companies: Companies together with parks, roads and forestry can be closed on Thanksgiving Day.

Animal Shelter and Management: Closed Monday. Emergencies may be known as in to 905-335-3030.


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Recreation centres: Indoor drop-in actions corresponding to swimming and health club instances are on a lowered schedule over the Thanksgiving Day lengthy weekend. Go to burlington.ca/outdoorplay for extra info.

Halton Provincial Offences Court docket: Closed on Monday.

Free parking: Accessible Monday within the downtown core in municipal heaps, on-street and within the parking storage, nonetheless, the Waterfront parking heaps (east and west) don’t present free parking on statutory holidays. Paid parking, on weekends solely, is in impact at Beachway Park. Reservations are required for Lowville Park.

Burlington Transit: Transit will function a Sunday schedule Monday. The downtown transit terminal, specialised dispatch and the administration workplace can be closed.

Authorities workplaces: Metropolis halls, the Enterprise Centre and administration workplaces are all closed on Thanksgiving Day.

Parks, recreation and tradition companies: Administration workplaces are all closed on Oct. 10.

  • Open on Monday: Lakeside Park Carousel, Pleased Rolph’s Animal Farm, Morningstar Mill, Backyard Metropolis Golf Course, and the Seymour-Hannah Sports activities and Leisure Centre
  • Closed on Monday: St. Catharines Kiwanis Aquatics Centre; arenas; Russell Avenue and Port Weller neighborhood centres; Dunlop Drive, Port Dalhousie and West St. Catharines older grownup centres; Victoria Garden Cemetery administration workplace; FirstOntario Performing Arts Centre and Meridian Centre field workplaces; Port Dalhousie Pool and Lincoln Park swimming pools at the moment are closed for the season

St. Catharines Museum; Welland Canals Centre: Each services can be open Monday from 9 a.m. to five p.m.

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St. Catharines Transit; Niagara Falls Transit: Each companies will function on a Sunday schedule for Thanksgiving Day.

Welland Transit: No daytime or night service Monday.

Canada Publish: No assortment or supply of mail on Oct. 10. Nevertheless, some put up workplaces operated by the personal sector could also be open.

Grocery shops: Main grocery shops like Fortinos, Metro, FreshCo and No Frills can be closed on Monday. There are some exceptions in Niagara Falls, together with:

  • Sobeys on Portage Highway: 7 a.m. to 10 p.m.
  • Foodland on Dock Road: 9 a.m. to six p.m.

Customers Drug Mart: Many places can be open on Oct. 10, however not all. Thanksgiving Day hours may be seen on the Customers retailer locator map.

Malls: Most main buying centres in Hamilton, Burlington, St. Catharines and Niagara Falls can be closed. Different retailers’ hours are as follows:

  • Eastgate Sq.: Closed
  • Lime Ridge Mall: Closed
  • The Centre on Barton: Most shops can be closed
  • The Pen Centre: Closed
  • Fairview Mall: Closed
  • Mapleview Centre: Closed
  • Burlington Centre: Closed
  • Outlet Assortment at Niagara Falls: Open 11 a.m. to 7 p.m.
  • CF Toronto Eaton Centre: Open 10 a.m. to six p.m.
  • Toronto Premium Retailers in Halton Hills: Open 9:30 a.m. to 7 p.m.
  • Pacific Mall in Toronto: Open 11 a.m. to 7 p.m.

In Toronto, retailers in designated vacationer areas corresponding to Yorkville, downtown Yonge, Queen’s Quay West and the Distillery District can keep open, based on Metropolis of Toronto bylaws.

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Walmart: Most Walmarts within the GTHA can be closed however the Niagara Falls Supercentre on Oakwood Drive can be open on Oct. 10 between 7 a.m. and 11 p.m.


The Beer Retailer: All Beer Shops can be closed Thanksgiving Day.

LCBO: Most shops can be closed, however there are exceptions at some Niagara places, together with:

  • Avondale on Victoria Avenue in Vineland: 9 a.m. to 11 p.m.
  • Forks Highway in Wainfleet: 7 a.m. to 10 p.m.
  • Canboro Highway in Fenwick: 7 a.m. to 10 p.m.
  • Foodland’s LCBO Outlet on Dock Road in Niagara Falls (Chippawa): 9 a.m. to six p.m.

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Vacationer locations

Niagara Falls: Most Niagara Falls sights can be operating on the vacation Monday, together with the Whirlpool Aero Automobile, Journey Behind the Falls, Botanical Gardens, Butterfly Conservatory and all the character and backyard parks and centres.

Hours of operation may be seen on the Niagara parks web site.

Nevertheless, some heritage websites just like the McKenzie Printery and McFarland Home can be closed. Additionally, some eating spots just like the Whirlpool Restaurant and Queenston Heights restaurant can be closed.

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Toronto: Most Toronto sights can be open on Oct. 10, together with:

  • Artwork Gallery of Ontario: 10:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.
  • Casa Loma: Open 9:30 a.m. to 10 p.m.
  • CN Tower: Open 9 a.m. to 9 p.m.
  • Hockey Corridor of Fame: Open 10 a.m. to five p.m.
  • Ontario Science Centre: Open 10 a.m. to five p.m.
  • Ripley’s Aquarium: Open 9 a.m. to 11 p.m.
  • Royal Ontario Museum: Open 10 a.m. to five:30 p.m.
  • Splash Works: Open 11 a.m. to 7 p.m.
  • Toronto Zoo: Open 9:30 a.m. to six:00 p.m.

The Aga Khan Museum, Canada’s Wonderland and Splash Works can be closed.

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