City of Virginia Beach Christmas & New Year’s Holiday Schedule

Wednesday, December 16, 2015

City offices and facilities will be operating under varied schedules during the upcoming holiday season. Most city of Virginia Beach offices and facilities (administration offices, historical houses, and libraries, etc.,) will be closed Thursday, Dec. 24; Friday, Dec. 25 and Friday, Jan. 1. However, the following have alternate schedules:

  • Waste Collection
    • Trash and recycling will be collected as normal on Thursday, Dec. 24.
    • No trash or recycling collection on Dec. 25. Friday’s route will be collected Saturday, Dec. 26.
    • No recycling or trash collection on Jan.1. Friday’s route will be collected Saturday, Jan. 2.
    • Virginia Beach Landfill and Resource Recovery Center will be closed Dec. 24 and 25, and Jan. 1 
  • All city parks and community recreation centers will be open to the public on Thursday, Dec. 24 and will close at noon, as originally scheduled; however, no fitness classes will be offered.
  • All city public libraries, city parks & facilities, recreation centers will close at 5 p.m. on Dec. 31
  • Francis Land House, Lynnhaven House and Thoroughgood House will be closed Thursday, Dec. 24, open from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Dec. 27, 30 & 31, and open from noon to 4 p.m. on Dec. 28
  • Joint Use Library at TCC/Virginia Beach Campus will be closed Dec. 24 – Jan. 3
  • Sandler Center for the Performing Arts
    • Dec. 24 Open 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
    • Dec. 25 Closed
    • Dec. 26 Open 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
    • Dec. 31 Open 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
    • January 1 Closed
  • Union Kempsville Museum (Renaissance Academy) will be closed Dec. 21 thru Jan. 3
  • Virginia Aquarium & Marine Science Center
    • Dec. 24 Closes at 5 p.m.
    • Dec. 25 Closed
    • Jan. 1— Open 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. 
  • Virginia Beach Animal Care and Adoption Center
    • Dec. 24 — Open 12 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.
    • Dec. 25 — Closed
    • Dec. 26 — Open 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
    • Dec. 31 — Open 12 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.
    • Jan. 1— Closed  
  • Virginia Beach Department of Public Health will be closed Dec. 24, 25 and Jan. 1
  • Virginia Beach Farmers Market Most market vendors will close at noon on Dec. 24 and will be closed all day on Dec. 25 and Jan. 1
  • Virginia Beach Visitor Information Center at 2100 Parks Ave, Chesapeake Bay Center at First Landing State Park and Visitor Center at Chesapeake Bay Bridge Tunnel
    • Dec. 24 Closed
    • Dec. 25 Closed
    • Dec. 26 & 27 Open 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
    • Dec. 31 Open 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
    • Jan. 1 Closed 

The following state facilities will close at noon on Dec. 23 and be closed Dec. 24, 25, 31 and Jan. 1.

  • Virginia Beach Circuit Court and clerk’s offices
  • Virginia Beach General District Court
  • Virginia Beach Juvenile & Domestic Relations Court and the Juvenile Court Service Unit
  • Virginia Beach Office of the Commonwealth’s  

For information regarding city services and information, please contact VB311 Citizen Services daily from 7 a.m. to 11:30 p.m., 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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