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

Monday, December 19, 2016

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. – December 19, 2016 – City offices and facilities will be operating under varied schedules during the upcoming holiday season. Most city of Virginia Beach offices and facilities will close at noon on Friday, Dec. 23 and be closed Dec. 25 & 26; and Jan. 1 & 2, 2017. However, the following agencies have alternate schedules: 

  • Waste Collection
    • No trash or recycling collection on Monday, Dec. 26 or Jan. 2, 2017
    • VB Landfill and Resource Recovery Center will be open from 7 a.m. to noon on Dec. 24, but will be closed on Dec. 25, 26 and Jan. 2. 
  • All city parks and community recreation centers will close at noon on Saturday, Dec. 24 and be closed Dec. 25 and Jan. 1.
  • All city parks and community recreation centers will be open Dec. 26 & Jan. 2, 2017.
  • All city public libraries will close at noon on Dec. 23, and will be closed Dec. 24, 25, 26, Jan. 1 & 2, 2017.
  • Tidewater Community College/Virginia Beach Joint Use Library will be closed Dec. 23 through Monday, Jan. 2, 2017.
  • The Lynnhaven House and Thoroughgood House remain closed for restorations.
  • The Francis Land House
    • Dec. 22 & Dec 23 — Open 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
    • Dec. 24 — Dec 28  — Closed
    • Dec. 29 & Dec. 30 — Open 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
    • Dec. 31 — Jan. 4 — Closed
    • Jan. 5 & 6 — Open 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
    • Jan. 7 — Feb. 1 — Closed
  • The Princess Anne County Training School/Union Kempsville High School Museum, located within the Renaissance Academy, will be closed Dec 23 – Dec 31, will remain closed in January and will resume operating hours in February.
  • Joint Use Library at TCC/Virginia Beach Campus will be closed Dec. 23 – Jan. 2
  • Sandler Center for the Performing Arts
    • Dec. 24 — Open 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
    • Dec. 25, 26, 31 & Jan. 1, 2017 — Closed
    • Virginia Aquarium & Marine Science Center
      • Dec. 23 & 24 — Open 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
      • Dec. 25 — Closed
      • Dec. 26 — Jan 2 - Open 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
    • Virginia Beach Animal Care and Adoption Center
      • Dec. 23 — Open 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.
      • Dec. 24 — Open 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
      • Dec. 25 — Closed
      • Dec. 26 — Open 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.
      • Dec. 31 — Open 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
      • Jan. 1— Closed 
      • Jan. 2 — Open 11a.m. to 6 p.m.
    • 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 Public Health Department will be closed Dec. 23, 26 and Jan. 2
    • Virginia Beach Visitor Center/Chesapeake Bay Center at First Landing State Park and Virginia Beach Visitor Center at Chesapeake Bay Bridge Tunnel
      • Dec. 23 — Open 9 a.m. to noon
      • Dec.  25 & 26 — Closed
      • Dec. 31 — Open 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
      • ​Jan. 1 & 2 — Closed
    • Virginia Beach Visitor Information Center at 2100 Parks Ave.
      • Dec. 23 — Open 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
      • Dec. 24 — Open 9 a.m. to noon
      • Dec.  25 & 26 — Closed
      • Dec. 31 — Open 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
      • Jan. 1 & 2 — Closed

    The following state facilities will close at noon on Dec. 22, and be closed Dec. 23, 26 and Jan. 2, 2017.

    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 Attorney 

    For information regarding city services and information, please contact VB311 Citizen Services by dialing 311 or visit www.VBgov.com for online assistance.

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