Solid waste and recycling collection will no longer be provided on Thanksgiving Day. Instead, residents who would normally receive City trash and recycling services on Thursday, Nov. 24 will receive service on Saturday, Nov. 26.*
The following facilities will close early on Wednesday, Nov. 23, and will be closed Thursday and Friday, Nov. 24 and 25:
- Chesapeake Bay Center at First Landing State Park (closes at noon)
- The Virginia Beach Circuit Court, General District Court, Juvenile & Domestic
- Relations Court, the Juvenile Court Service Unit and clerk’s offices (closes at noon)
- Virginia Beach City Public Schools and administrative offices (adjusted dismissal schedule)
- Virginia Beach Public Health Department (closes at noon)
The following City of Virginia Beach facilities will be closed Thursday and Friday, Nov. 24 and 25:
- All City of Virginia Beach offices
- All city community recreation centers
- All city parks and park facilities
- All city public libraries
- Francis Land House, Union Kempsville Museum, Lynnhaven House and Adam Thoroughgood House
- Virginia Beach Convention Center administrative offices
- Virginia Beach Farmers Market administrative office (Merchants may be open.)
- Visitor Center located on the Chesapeake Bay Bridge Tunnel
- Visitor Information Center
The following City of Virginia Beach facilities will be closed Thursday, Nov. 24, but will be open for business Friday, Nov. 25, at the following times:
- Municipal golf courses will be open sunrise to sunset Thursday, Nov. 24, and Friday, Nov. 25.
- Sandler Center for the Performing Arts - Administrative offices will be open from 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., and the box office will be open from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
- Virginia Aquarium & Marine Science Center will resume its normal hours of operation from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
- Virginia Beach Animal Care and Adoption Center will be open from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.
- Virginia Beach Farmers Market will be open from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Restaurant will be open from 7 a.m. to 4 p.m.
For information regarding city services and information, please contact VB311 Citizen Services by dialing 311 on landlines within the city limits, (757) 385-3111 by cell phone, or visit www.VBgov.com for online assistance.
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*New Trash and Recycling Schedule for Thanksgiving
The City’s Public Works Department, Waste Management Division, announces that in celebration of the Thanksgiving holiday, solid waste and recycling collection will no longer be provided on Thanksgiving Day. Instead, residents who would normally receive City trash and recycling services on Thursday, Nov. 24 will receive service on Saturday, Nov. 26.
Residents who normally receive service on Friday will remain on their regularly scheduled day.
The City Landfill will be closed on Thanksgiving Day and open from 7 a.m. until noon on Friday. Operating hours for Saturday, Nov. 26 are 7 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
For more information, call the Department of Public Works, Waste Management Division, at 385-4650 or visit www.VBgov.com/wastemgt.
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