Here's what's open and closed on Family Day 2024 in Ontario.

Family Day is the first stat holiday in Ontario for most people after New Year’s Day. Falling yearly on the third Monday in February, Family Day 2024 is on Monday, February 19

Here’s what’s open on Family Day in Ontario and what’s closed.

What’s open

Because Family Day is a provincial stat holiday in Ontario, all federal offices are open, such as passport offices, and federal services are running, including Canada Post. So yes, you will have mail delivery on Family Day!

Some grocery stores, pharmacies and malls are also open in Ontario on Family Day. It’s always best to call ahead to confirm.

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Attractions like the ROM, which is free to all guests on Monday, February 19, the AGO, and Ripley’s Aquarium are all open. 

With snow expected to return across Southern Ontario for Family Day weekend, you’ll be happy to hear that Horseshoe Resort, Blue Mountain, Chicopee, and most other ski and tubing hills are open all weekend with a majority having special events planned. 

Most restaurants and fast food outlets, like Tim Hortons and McDonald’s, are open on Family Day. 

What’s closed 

All LCBO and Beer Store locations are closed on Family Day as are banks, libraries, and provincial and municipal offices

Some grocery stores and pharmacies in Ontario will also be closed on Family Day. It’s best to call ahead to confirm before venturing out.


Most transit across Ontario will be running on a weekend or holiday schedule on Family Day, including the TTC and GO Transit

When is the next stat holiday in Ontario?

The next stat holiday in Ontario is Good Friday on March 29.

Know of something open or closed on Family Day 2024 we missed? Let us know in the comments below or via our contact form.

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One thought on “What’s open on Family Day 2024 in Ontario”
  1. Sorry about my early email, I had the wrong year for the Family Day.
    Now, I find the Family Day calendar for 2024.

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