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

Thursday, December 14, 2017

City offices and facilities will be operating under varied schedules during the upcoming holiday season. Most city of Virginia Beach offices and facilities will be closed Dec. 25, 26 and Jan. 1, 2018. However, the following agencies have alternate schedules:

  • Waste Collection
    • There will be regular trash collection on Tuesday, Dec. 26.
    • VB Landfill and Resource Recovery Center will be closed on Dec. 25, 26 & Jan. 1. 
  • All city community recreation centers
    • Dec. 24, 25 – Closed
    • Dec. 26 – Open 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
    • Dec. 31 – Open 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. (regular operating hours)
    • Jan. 1 - Closed 
  • All city parks and park facilities
    • Dec. 24 – Open 7:30 a.m. to noon 
    • Dec. 25 – Closed
    • Dec. 26 – Open 7:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. (regular operating hours)
    • Dec. 31 – Open 7:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. (regular operating hours)
    • Jan. 1 - Closed  
  • All city public libraries will be closed Dec. 24, 25, 26, 31 and Jan. 1, 2018.
  • Joint Use Library at TCC/Virginia Beach Campus will be closed Dec. 24, 25, 26, 30, 31 and Jan. 1.​
  • Sandler Center for the Performing Arts
    • Dec. 24, 25 & Jan. 1 — Closed
  • The Francis Land House will be closed Dec. 25, 26 & 27, and open Dec 28-31.
  • The Princess Anne County Training School/Union Kempsville High School Museum, located within the Renaissance Academy, follows the Virginia Beach City Public School operating schedule and will be closed Dec. 21-Jan. 1.
  • Tidewater Community College/Virginia Beach Joint-Use Library (JUL) will close early Dec. 20-22 at 5 p.m. The JUL will be closed with no service on December 24-26, 30-31 and Jan. 1. However, hold pick-ups will be available from the back staff door Dec. 27-29.
  • 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. 24 — Open 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
    • Dec. 25 & 26 — Closed
    • 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 Dec. 25, 26 and Jan. 1.
  • Virginia Beach Visitor Center at Chesapeake Bay Center at First Landing State Park Virginia Beach Visitor Information Center at 2100 Parks Ave.
    • Dec. 23 — Open 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
    • Dec.  24, 25 & 26 — Closed
    • Dec. 31 — Open 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
    • Jan. 1 — Closed

The following state facilities will close at noon on Dec. 22, and be closed Dec. 25, 26 and Jan. 1 & 2, 2018.

  • 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
  • Virginia Beach Public Health Department

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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