City of Virginia Beach July 3rd & 4th Operating Schedule

City Offices Closed, Friday, July 3rd in Observance of July 4th Holiday

Thursday, June 18, 2015

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. – June 18, 2015 - There will be normal trash and recycling collection on Friday, July 3rd.   

The following Virginia Beach facilities will be closed Friday, July 3, in observance of Independence Day: 

  • All Virginia Beach government administrative offices

  • All Virginia Beach city public schools and administrative offices

  • Office of the Commonwealth’s Attorney

  • The Sandler Center for the Performing Arts administrative office and box office

  • The Virginia Beach Circuit Court, General District Court, Juvenile & Domestic Relations Courts and Clerk’s Offices

  • Tidewater Community College/City Joint-Use Library

  • Virginia Beach Public Health Department 

The following facilities will be open to the public, Friday and Saturday, July 3rd & 4th, during the following hours:

  • All Virginia Beach city parks and park facilities - 7:30 a.m. to 8:30 p.m.

  • ​Francis Land House, Lynnhaven House, Adam Thoroughgood House and Princess Anne County Training School/Union Kempsville High School Museum – 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

  • Virginia Aquarium & Marine Science Center 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily.

  • Virginia Beach community recreation centers will be (Open July 3rd - Closed July 4th)

  • Virginia Beach Landfill & Resource Recover Center ­– 7 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.  (Closed Saturday, July 4th)

  • Virginia Beach Public Libraries – 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. (Open July 3rd - Closed July 4th)

  • Visitor Center - Chesapeake Bay Bridge Tunnel  10 a.m. to 6 p.m.

  • Visitor Center – Chesapeake Bay Center at First Landing  10 a.m. to 6 p.m.

  • Visitor Information Center – Parks Avenue  9 a.m. to 7 p.m.

  • Visitor Center Kiosks (17th & 24th streets)9 a.m. to 7 p.m.

  • Virginia Beach Animal Care and Adoption Center – 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Friday and 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday

  • Virginia Beach Farmers Market Merchants – 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 for online assistance.