City of Virginia Beach Thanksgiving Holiday & Waste Collection Schedule

Wednesday, November 13, 2019

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (Nov. 13, 2019) — Solid waste and recycling collection will not be provided Thanksgiving Day, Nov. 28. Residents who would normally receive city trash and recycling services on Thursday, Nov. 28 will instead receive service on Saturday, Nov. 30. Friday collections will be on Friday, as usual.  

The following facilities will close at noon on Wednesday, Nov. 27 and be closed Thursday and Friday, Nov. 28 and 29:

  • The Virginia Beach Circuit Court, General District Court, Juvenile & Domestic Relations Court, the Juvenile Court Services Unit and clerk’s offices
  • ​Office of the Commonwealth’s Attorney
  • Virginia Beach Public Health Department

All city recreation centers will close at 6 p.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 27, and remain closed Thanksgiving Day, Thursday, Nov. 28, but will be open for business Friday, Nov. 29 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. 

The following Virginia Beach facilities will be closed on Thursday, Nov. 28 and Friday, Nov. 29: 

  • All city of Virginia Beach offices
  • All city public libraries - Note: All public libraries will close at 5 p.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 27 and will remain closed Nov. 28 & 29.
  • Joint Use Library at TCC/Virginia Beach Campus will close at 5 p.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 27 and be closed Nov. 28 and will remain closed through Dec. 1
  • Parks & Recreation Sports Management offices at Princess Anne Athletic Center
  • Lynnhaven House and Princess Anne County Training School/Union Kempsville High School Museum
  • Virginia Beach Convention Center administrative offices
  • Virginia Beach Farmers Market administrative office — Some merchants may be open
  • Virginia Beach Landfill and Resource Recovery Center 
  • Visitor Information Center — Chesapeake Bay Center at First Landing State Park
  • Visitor Information Center — 2100 Parks Ave.

The following City of Virginia Beach facilities will be closed Thanksgiving Day, Thursday, Nov. 28, but will be open for business Friday, Nov. 29 at the following times: 

  • All city recreation centers — 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. 
  • All city parks and park facilities — 7:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.
  • Francis Land House and Thoroughgood House — 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. 
  • Princess Anne Athletic Complex (PAAC) — Open for tournament play  
  • Sandler Center for the Performing Arts — Administrative offices will be open from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., and the box office will be open from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. 
  • Virginia Aquarium & Marine Science Center — 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. 
  • ​Virginia Beach Animal Care and Adoption Center — 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. 
  • Virginia Beach Farmers Market administrative office will be closed, but some merchants may be open 

If you have any questions about waste management you may call (757) 385-4650, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday (except Thanksgiving Day), or visit www.vbgov.com/wastemg​t.​

For information regarding city services and information, please contact VB311 Citizen Services by dialing 311 or visit www.VBgov.com​ for online assistance 24/7. 


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