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

Friday, December 18, 2020

​Most City offices and facilities will be closed Dec. 24-25, 2020 and Jan. 1, 2021. However, the following agencies have alternate schedules:

  • Waste Collection
  • All city community recreation centers
    • Dec. 23 — Open - Normal Hours of Operation
    • Dec. 24 — Close at noon
    • Dec. 25 — Closed
    • Dec. 31 — Close at 5 p.m.
    • Jan. 1 — Open 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. 
  • All city parks and park facilities
    • Dec. 23 — Open - Normal Hours of Operation
    • Dec. 24 — Close at noon
    • Dec. 25 — Closed
    • Dec. 31 — Close at 5 p.m.
    • Jan. 1 — Close at 5:30 p.m.
  • All city public libraries (currently offering lobby/drive up service only) will be closed Dec. 24-26 and Jan. 1.
    • Note:  All public libraries will close at 5 p.m. on Dec. 31, New Year's Eve
  • Joint-Use Library at TCC/Virginia Beach Campus will be closed Dec. 24 through Jan. 3, 2021. 
  • The Francis Land House, Lynnhaven House, Thoroughgood House and the Princess Anne County Training School/Union Kempsville High School Museum are closed until further notice
  • Virginia Aquarium & Marine Science Center
    • Dec. 23 — Open 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
    • Dec. 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 noon to 7 p.m.
    • Dec. 25 — Closed
    • Jan. 1 — Closed  
  • Virginia Beach Farmers Market — Most market vendors will close at noon on Dec. 24 and will be closed all day Dec. 25 and Jan. 1.
  • Virginia Beach Department of Public Health will be closed Dec. 24-25 and Jan. 1.
  • Virginia Beach Visitor Center at Chesapeake Bay Center at First Landing State Park – Closed until further notice.
  • Virginia Beach Visitor Information Center at 2100 Parks Ave.
    • Dec. 24-25 — Closed
    • Dec. 31 — Open 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
    • Jan. 1 — Closed

The following facilities will close at noon on Dec. 23 and will 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 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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