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Montgomery County Announces Schedule Changes for Veterans Day Holiday on Wednesday, Nov. 11 (Updated)

For Immediate Release: Friday, November 6, 2020

The Montgomery County Government will observe the following holiday schedule for Veterans Day, Wednesday, Nov. 11:

  • County offices – Closed.
  • State offices and courts – Closed.
  • Libraries – Closed.
  • Alcohol Beverage Services (ABS) – Stores open noon to 7 p.m.
  • Recreation – Indoor aquatics facilities open. Recreation centers, senior centers and administrative offices closed. 
  • Montgomery Parks – Facilities that will be open to the public include:

    - Brookside Gardens (Gardens open sunrise-sunset, Visitor Center open 10 a.m.-2 p.m.)

    - Little Bennett Campgrounds

    - South Germantown Driving Range

    - Cabin John Ice Rink and Wheaton Ice Arena (open for individual athletic training only)

    - Wheaton Indoor Tennis, outdoor tennis and pickleball courts

    - 250 miles of natural surface and hard surface trails

    - Dog Parks

    - Picnic Shelters (may require permit)

    - Playgrounds

    - Skate Parks

       For complete schedules, visit

  • Ride On/ Ride On extRa/ Flash Service – Operate on a weekday schedule
  • Metrorail and Metrobus – Information available at com/service/statu
  • Ride On Flex – Not in operation due to health crisis.
  • MARC Train and Commuter Bus – Information available at
  • TRiPS Commuter Store at Silver Spring Transit Center – Open 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
  • TRiPS Mobile Commuter Store– Closed. 
  • Parking at Montgomery County public garages, lots and curbside meters - Free.
  • County-provided refuse/recycling pickup – County-provided trash and recycling collection will not be collected Wednesday, Nov. 11.  After the holiday, County-provided collections will slide to be one day later than normal. Last collections of the week will be on Saturday, Nov. 14. 
  • Shady Grove Processing Facility and Transfer Station – Open on Wednesday, Nov. 11.

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Release ID: 20-662
Media Contact: Public Information Office 240-777-6507