City of Virginia Beach Thanksgiving Holiday & Waste Collection Schedule

Tuesday, November 13, 2012

Solid waste and recycling collection will not be provided on Thanksgiving Day.  Instead, residents who would normally receive City trash and recycling services on Thursday, Nov. 22 will receive service on Saturday, Nov. 24.

The following facilities will close early on Wednesday, Nov. 21 and will be closed Thursday and Friday, Nov. 22 and 23:
• Chesapeake Bay Center at First Landing State Park
• 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 and Union Kempsville Museum. ( 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. 22 and 23:
• All City of Virginia Beach offices
• All city community recreation centers
• All city parks and park facilities
• Owl Creek Tennis Center
• All city public libraries
• Virginia Beach Convention Center administrative offices
• Virginia Beach Farmers Market administrative office (Some 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. 22, but will be open for business Friday, Nov. 23, at the following times:

• Adam Thoroughgood House and Francis Land House will be closed on Thursday, Nov. 22, but will be open 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 23.
• Lynnhaven House will be closed on Thursday, Nov. 22, but will be open 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 23.
• 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 be closed Thursday, but resume its normal hours of operation from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 23.
• Virginia Beach Animal Care and Adoption Center will be open from 11 a.m. to
6 p.m.
• Virginia Beach Farmers Market facilities will be closed Thursday, Nov. 22, but will be open for business Friday, Nov. 23. 
o *Skipper Farms will be open for business until 2 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 22 and all day Friday, Nov. 23
o The P.A. County Grill restaurant will be open from 7 a.m. to 4 p.m.
o Creekmore’s Place will be open for business
o  Gilley’s Creamery will be open for business
o Virginia Garden Organic Grocer will be open for business
o The Country Butcher & Deli will be open for business
o The Garden Box will be open for business
o Chapman’s Flowers will be open for business

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.


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 not be provided on Thanksgiving Day.  Instead, residents who would normally receive City trash and recycling services on Thursday, Nov. 22 will receive service on Saturday, Nov. 24.
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. 24 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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