Thanksgiving holiday closures

Published on November 21, 2022

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Most City offices, including City Hall, will be closed Nov. 24-25 for the Thanksgiving holiday. Emergency services will be available as usual.

There will be no solid waste collections (garbage, recycling, yard waste or bulk) on Thanksgiving Day. If your normal pickup day is Thursday, your pickup will be shifted to Friday; Friday service slides to Saturday. Bulk waste collections resume Friday, Nov. 25. Normal collection schedules resume the following Monday, Nov. 28. All residents are allowed two extra bags of garbage next to the cart on their first pickup day following Thanksgiving.

The City’s four drop-off stations and the Environmental Collection Center will be closed Nov. 24-25 and reopen Nov. 26.

Both North and South Animal Campuses will be closed Nov. 24-25. Normal operations resume Saturday, Nov. 26. Both Hulen and Alliance PetSmart Adoption Centers will be closed on Thanksgiving Day and will be open on Friday, Nov. 25, from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m.

All Fort Worth Public Library locations will be open 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Nov. 23. All libraries will be closed Nov. 24-25.

All community centers will close at 6 p.m. Nov. 23. On Nov. 24, all community centers, Haws Athletic Center, Fort Worth at 6 programs, Log Cabin Village, Fort Worth Nature Center & Refuge and the Fort Worth Botanic Garden will be closed. The water features at the Water Gardens will be turned off. Rockwood Park Golf Course will be open 7 a.m. to 3 p.m., with the last tee time at 11 a.m. Other municipal golf courses will be closed. McLeland Tennis Center will be open 7:30-10:30 a.m. Nov. 24.

On Nov. 25, all community centers, Haws Athletic Center, Fort Worth at 6 programs, the Botanic Garden grounds and the Log Cabin Village will be closed., Fort Worth Nature Center & Refuge, Water Gardens and municipal golf courses will be open.

To access the Water Department’s automated system for payments and account inquiries or to report an emergency, call the 24-hour call center at 817-392-4477.

On Nov. 24, Trinity Metro will operate regular service for TEXRail, The Dash and Molly the Trolley. Buses, ACCESS paratransit and the ZIPZONEs in Alliance and Southside will operate on a modified service. On Thanksgiving Day, Trinity Railway Express and the ZIPZONEs in Mercantile and South Tarrant will not operate. The ticket sales kiosk at Fort Worth Central Station will be closed. However, customer care representatives will be available 8 a.m.-5 p.m. at 817-215-8600. On Nov. 25, all services will resume regular service except for TRE, which will operate on a Saturday schedule. The kiosk will be open 6 a.m.-7:30 p.m. Customer care representatives will be available 5 a.m.-10 p.m. at 817-215-8600.


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