Holiday Schedule for City Offices and Services

City Administrative Offices Closed on Thanksgiving Day

All City of San Diego administrative offices will be closed on Thursday, Nov. 24, 2016 in observance of Thanksgiving Day. 

Specific closures within the City of San Diego:

  • All administrative offices will be closed.
  • All City recreation centers will be closed.
  • All libraries will be closed.
  • The Testing, Employment Information Center and Background/Fingerprinting offices within the Personnel Department will be closed.
  • The Family Justice Center will be closed. Individuals needing help with domestic violence should call 9-1-1 and/or the Domestic Violence Hotline at 1-888-385-4657.
  • Tecolote Nature Center will be closed.
  • Open Space and Maintenance Assessment District Offices will be closed. 

Public Safety:

  • Police and Fire-Rescue emergency crews will not be impacted.
  • Station 38 (Citywide emergency dispatch center) will be on duty. 


  • There will be a one-day delay in trash, yard waste and curbside recyclables collection for customers served by the Environmental Services Department beginning Thursday, Nov. 24, 2016. For example: Thursday’s collection will occur on Friday, Friday’s collection will occur on Saturday.
  • Trash and recyclables collection will return to its normal schedule Monday, Nov. 28, 2016. This schedule is for the City of San Diego only. Residents in other cities should check with their waste hauler for holiday service schedules.
  • The City’s refuse/recyclables container sales office on Miramar Place will be closed.
  • The City’s Miramar Landfill will be closed.
  • All City pools will be closed.
  • Chollas Lake will be closed.
  • San Vicente Reservoir will be open a half-hour before sunrise to sunset.
  • Golf courses and starter booths will be open normal hours. Holiday rates will apply.
  • Most cultural attractions in Balboa Park will be closed, including museums and outdoor gardens. All public buildings in the park will be closed including: Balboa Park Activity Center, Botanical Building, Casa del Prado, Municipal Gym and War Memorial Building.
  • Mission Trails Regional Park Visitor Center will be closed.
  • The Robb Field Skate Park, Rancho Peñasquitos Skate Park, Carmel Valley Skate Park, Bill and Maxine Wilson Skate Park and the Charles L. Lewis III Memorial Skate Park will be open.
  • Parking meters, time restrictions for parking on streets and yellow zones within the City of San Diego will not be enforced. Red, white and blue zones are still enforced every day. Parking rules on Port property and in different cities may vary so please read signage provided.