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Holiday Schedule for Christmas, December 25 and New Year’s Day, January 1

For Immediate Release: Tuesday, December 11, 2018

Montgomery County government will observe the following holiday schedule for Christmas, December 25 and New Year’s Day, January 1:

County Offices – Closed December 25 and January 1. 

Libraries – Closed December 25 and January 1.  On December 24 and 31, all branches close at 6 p.m. 

Department of Liquor Control retail stores – Closed December 25 and January 1.  

Recreation – All facilities closed and all programs cancelled.

Montgomery Parks – For special programs, events and operating schedule, including Brookside Gardens, ice rinks and tennis centers, visit www.MontgomeryParks.org.

Ride On – Christmas Eve, December 24 – Service ends at 10 p.m.; Christmas Day, December 25 - Sunday schedule. New Year’s Day, January 1 – Sunday schedule

Metrorail – Information available at www.wmata.com.

Metrobus – Information available at www.wmata.com.

TRiPS Commuter Store at Silver Spring Transit Center – Closed December 25 and January 1.

TRiPS Mobile Commuter Store – Closed December 25 and January 1. 

County-provided refuse/recycling pickup – County-provided trash and recycling collection is cancelled Tuesday, December 25.  Collection will slide by one day with the last pickup on Saturday, December 29.  County-provided trash and recycling collection is cancelled Tuesday, January 1.  Collection will slide by one day with the last pickup on Saturday, January 5.

The Shady Grove Processing Facility and Transfer Station – Monday, December 24 – facility closes at 3 p.m.; Tuesday, December 25 – entire facility closed.  On Monday, December 31, the facility closes at 3 p.m.; Tuesday, January 1 – entire facility closed.

Parking at public garages, lots, curbside meters – Normal parking fees and regulations will be in effect on Christmas Eve, December 24 and New Year’s Eve, December 31.  Parking will be free on Christmas Day, December 25 and New Year’s Day, January 1. 

State offices and courts – Closed December 25 and January 1. 

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Release ID: 18-762
Media Contact: Public Informaiton Office 240-777-6507