City of Hamilton Holiday Hours 2017


Aidan would like to wish everyone happy holidays and a prosperous New Year!

He would also like to share with you What's Open and Closed at the City of Hamilton:

For a complete list of holiday schedules please refer to the City of Hamilton’s Holiday Hours Webpage.  For convenience, here are some key highlights: 

All City of Hamilton administrative offices (including the Ward 1 Office) will be closed from Monday December 25 through to Monday January 1 and will re-open on Tuesday January 2, 2018.

  • For emergencies involving roads, water mains, sewer systems, public health and safety issues, please call 905-546-2489
  • For 24-hour Animal Service Emergencies please call 905-574-3433

There will be no Green Cart, Recycling and Garbage Collection on December 25 or January 1. It will be collected 1 day later.  Real Christmas trees will be collected during the weeks of January 8 and 15. Please remove all decorations before placing your tree at the curb. Do not wrap your tree in plastic.

The HSR has special holiday hours, please call the HSR information line 905-527-4441 or visit for more information (plan before you go). Also, please note the HSR Customer Service Centre will be closed December 25, 26 and January 1. ATS - Darts is also operating on a modified schedule, call Darts for booking information at 905-529-1212.

Both the Recreation Centres and Hamilton Civic Museums will be closed December 25, 26 and January 1.  Please check website for schedules and hours.

Hamilton Public Library will be closed December 24, 25, 26 and January 2.  Click here for location specific hours.     

Hamilton Farmers Market will be closed Dec 24, 25, 26, 27, 31 January 1, 2 and 3.  Click here for hours.

The Licensing and By-Law Services office is closed for the holidays from Friday, December 22, 2107 and will re-open on January 2, 2018 at 8:30 am. 

  • If you have a matter that requires immediate attention such as inadequate heat, vital services, snow and ice that needs to be removed on city sidewalks or a health and safety concern, please call the City’s Customer Contact Centre at 905-546-2489.
  • For noise complaints contact Hamilton Police Services at 905-546-4925. Please be aware that information on City of Hamilton by-laws can be found on the City’s website at