City of Virginia Beach July 4 Operating Schedule

Monday, June 24, 2013

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. – June 24, 2013 - There will be NO trash or recycling collection on Thursday, July 4. Residents normally scheduled for collection on Thursday will instead be provided service on Saturday, July 6.

The following Virginia Beach facilities will be closed Thursday, July 4, in observance of Independence Day:

  • All City of Virginia Beach offices
  • All Virginia Beach community recreation centers, Owl Creek Tennis Center and administrative offices
  • All Virginia Beach public libraries
  • All Virginia Beach city public schools and administrative offices
  • Francis Land House, Lynnhaven House, Adam Thoroughgood House and PACTS/Union Kempsville High School Museum
  • The Sandler Center for the Performing Arts and box office
  • The Virginia Beach Circuit Court, General District Court, Juvenile & Domestic Relations Courts and Clerk’s Offices will also be closed on Friday, July 5.
  • Virginia Beach City Landfill
  • Virginia Beach Convention Center administrative offices
  • Virginia Beach Public Health Department

The following facilities will be open to the public, Thursday, July 4, during the following hours:

  • All Virginia Beach city parks and park facilities - 7:30 a.m. to 8:30 p.m.
  • Chesapeake Bay Center at First Landing State Park - 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
  • Virginia Aquarium & Marine Science Center 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily.
  • Visitor Center on the Chesapeake Bay Bridge Tunnel - 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. 
  • Visitor Information Center - 9 a.m. to 7 p.m.
  • Virginia Beach Animal Care and Adoption Center – 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.
  • Virginia Beach Farmers Market - 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

For information regarding city services and information, contact VB311 Citizen Services seven days a week by dialing 311 on landlines within the city limits, (757) 385-3111 by cell phone, or visit or visit for online assistance.

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