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

Monday, December 20, 2021

​Most City offices and facilities will be closed Dec. 24-27 for the Christmas holiday and Dec. 31, 2021 in observance of the new year. However, the following agencies have alternate schedules:

  • Waste Collection
    • Normal collections will occur on Fridays, Dec. 24 and 31.
    • The Landfill and Resource Recovery Center and the West Neck Recycling Center will be closed Dec. 24-25, 27 and Jan. 1 and 3, 2022. (Mondays are normal closure dates for the landfill.)
  • All city community recreation centers
    • Dec. 24 — Closing at noon
    • Dec. 25 — Closed
    • Dec. 31 — Closing at 5 p.m.
    • Jan. 1 — Open 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.  
  • All city parks and park facilities
    • Dec. 24 — Open 7:30 a.m. to noon 
    • Dec. 25 — Closed
    • Dec. 31 — Open 7:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.
    • Jan. 1 — Open 7:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.
  • All city public libraries and the Joint-Use Library at TCC/Virginia Beach Campus
    • Dec. 24-27 — Closed
    • Dec. 31–Jan. 2 — Closed
  • The Francis Land House, Lynnhaven House and the Princess Anne County Training School/Union Kempsville High School Museum are closed until further notice.

  • Thoroughgood House
    • Dec. 24-27 — Closed
    • Dec. 31 – Jan. 2 — Closed
    • Jan. 3-12 — Closed for staff training
  • Sandler Center for the Performing Arts Box Office and Administrative Offices
    • Dec. 23 — Open 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
    • Dec. 24-25 — Closed
    • Dec. 31 — Open 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
    • Jan. 1 — Closed
    • Jan. 3 — Closed (New Year's Day Observed)
  • Virginia Aquarium & Marine Science Center
    • 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 noon to 7 p.m.
    • Dec. 24 — Open 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.
    • Dec. 25 — Closed
    • Dec. 26 — Open 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
    • Jan. 1 — Closed  
  • Virginia Beach Department of Public Health
    • Dec. 23-24 — Closed
    • Dec. 31 — Closed
  • Virginia Beach Farmers Market Management Office
    • Dec. 24-25 — Closed
    • Dec. 26 — Open 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
    • Dec. 27 — Closed
    • Dec. 31 — Open 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
    • Jan. 1 — Closed
    • Jan. 2 — Open 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
    • For full holiday scheduling of the Farmers Market vendors, visit VBgov.com/farmersmarket and click on 'Merchants.'
  • Virginia Beach Visitor Information Centers at 2100 Parks Ave. and at Chesapeake Bay Center at First Landing State Park
    • Dec. 24-27 — Closed
    • Dec. 31–Jan. 1 — Closed

The following facilities will be closed Dec. 23-27, 30-31, 2021.

  • Virginia Beach Circuit Court and clerk's offices
  • Virginia Beach General District Court (will be open on Dec. 27)
  • Virginia Beach Office of the Commonwealth's Attorney

The Virginia Beach Juvenile and Domestic Relations District Court is currently closed through Dec. 27.

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

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