City of Virginia Beach July 4 Operating Schedule

Tuesday, June 26, 2012

Trash/Recycling Collection - There will be NO trash or recycling collection on July 4.  Residents normally scheduled for collection on Wednesday will be provided service on Saturday, July 7.

The following Virginia Beach facilities will be closed Wednesday, July 4, in observance of Independence Day:

  • All City of Virginia Beach offices
  • All Virginia Beach community recreation centers
  • All Virginia Beach public libraries
  • All Virginia Beach city public schools and administrative offices
  • Francis Land House, Lynnhaven House, Adam Thoroughgood House and PACTS/Union Kempsville High School Museum
  • Owl Creek Tennis Center (pro shop closed)
  • The Sandler Center for the Performing Arts and box office*
  • The Virginia Beach Circuit Court, General District Court, Juvenile & Domestic Relations Courts and Clerk’s Office
  • Virginia Beach City Landfill
  • Virginia Beach Convention Center administrative offices
  • Virginia Beach Public Health Department

The following facilities will be open to the public, Wednesday, July 4, during the following hours:

  • All Virginia Beach city parks and park facilities - 7:30 a.m. to 8:30 p.m.
  • Chesapeake Bay Center at First Landing State Park - 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
  • Virginia Aquarium & Marine Science Center will be open with its extended summer hours, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. daily. These summer hours will continue through Labor Day, Sept. 3.
  • *The Sandler Center for Performing Arts will be open at 5 p.m. for tours and the art exhibit will be open for viewing as well. The YNot Wednesdays? free concert series will feature The Deloreans at 5 p.m.
  • Visitor Center on the Chesapeake Bay Bridge Tunnel - 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
  • Visitor Information Center - 9 a.m. to 7 p.m.
  • Virginia Beach Animal Care and Adoption Center – 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.
  • Virginia Beach Farmers Market - 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

For information regarding city services and information, contact VB311 Citizen Services seven days a week by dialing 311 on landlines within the city limits, (757) 385-3111 by cell phone, or visit for online assistance.

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