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For Immediate Release: Friday, September 4, 2020

Montgomery County Government will observe the following holiday schedule for Labor Day, Monday, Sept. 7:

  • County offices – Closed.
  • Alcohol Beverage Services (ABS) - Stores open from noon to 5 p.m.
  • Libraries – Closed. 
  • Montgomery Parks - Visit
  • Recreation – Outdoor swim facilities will be open. Indoor pools at the Eunice Kennedy/Sargent Shriver Aquatic Center and at the Olney Swim Center will be open, but the indoor pool at the Martine Luther King, Jr. Center is closed for renovations and the Germantown Indoor Swim Center is closed for annual cleaning. All recreation centers, senior centers and administrative offices will be closed.
  • Ride On/ Ride On extRa– Operates on a Sunday schedule. For more information, visit gov/DOT-Transit/essential-plan.html.
  • Ride On Flex – Currently not in service due to health crisis.
  • Shared Streets program – Closures: Arlington Roadis closed to cars and open to pedestrians and cyclists to connect Downtown Bethesda to Montgomery Parks’ car-free Little Falls Parkway from 9 a.m. Friday, Sept. 4, to 7 a.m. Tuesday, Sept. 8. For more information on MCDOT's Shared Streets program, visit gov/dot/sharedstreets.
  • Metrorail and Metrobus – information available at
  • MARC Train and Commuter Bus – Information is available at
  • TRiPS Mobile Commuter Store – Closed.
  • TRiPS Commuter Store at Silver Spring Transit Center – Open 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. 
  • County-provided refuse/recycling pickup – County-provided trash and recycling collection will not be collected Monday, Sept. 7. After the holiday, County-provided recycling and trash collections will slide and be one date later than normal. Last pickup will be on Saturday, Sept. 12.
  • Shady Grove Processing Facility and Transfer Station – Entire facility closed.
  • Parking at public garages, lots, curbside meters – Free.


  • State offices and courts – Closed.

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Release ID: 20-458
Media Contact: Neil H. Greenberger 240-205-1915