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Montgomery County Holiday Schedule for Presidents Day on Monday, Feb. 20

For Immediate Release: Tuesday, February 14, 2023

The Montgomery County Government, and programs that impact County residents, will have schedule and program changes for Presidents Day on Monday, Feb. 20.

  • County offices—Closed.
  • MC 311—Closed.
  • State offices and courts—Closed.
  • State Motor Vehicle Administration offices and Vehicle Emissions Inspection Program stations—Closed.
  • Libraries— Closed.
  • Alcohol Beverage Services (ABS)—All stores open from 10 a.m.-5 p.m.
  • County-operated COVID-19 Vaccination and Testing Clinics—Currently, no County-operated clinics are held on Mondays.
  • Department of Permitting Services—All offices, including customer service lobby, will be closed.
  • Ride On, Ride On extRa, and Ride On Flex—Will operate a holiday schedule.
  • Flash—Orange Line operates a holiday schedule. The Blue Line will not operate.
  • Ride On—All holiday schedules can be found at: Special Holiday Schedules - Division of Transit Services - Montgomery County, Maryland (
  • MARC Train—Operates on "R” schedule” on all three lines. This is a reduced level of service. Only trains with an "R" under the train number in the Camden and Penn Line timetables and Brunswick Line trains will operate.  In addition, some trains will make additional stops when operating on the "R" schedule.
  • TRiPS Silver Spring commuter store—Open 10 a.m.-4 p.m.
  • TRiPS Mobile Commuter Store—Closed.
  • Metrorail—Will operate on Saturday Holiday schedule, with trains running from 5 a.m.-midnight. See
  • Metrobus—Will operate on Saturday Supplemental schedule. See
  • Public Parking Garages, Lots, Curbside Meters—Free.
  • County-provided trash and recycling collections are postponed on Monday. Collections will slide one day later than usual throughout the week, with last pickup on Saturday, Feb. 25. 
  • The Shady Grove Transfer Station and Recycling Center—Closed.
  • Aquatic Centers—Will operate on normal hours on Monday.
  • Community Recreation Centers—Closed.
  • Senior Centers—Closed.
  • Montgomery Parks—Visit for complete information. Additional schedule changes:
  • Open Parkways Schedule. The Open Parkways will be extended during the Presidents Day holiday weekend. During this time, parkways are open to pedestrians and bicyclists and closed to motor vehicles. This impacts Beach Drive between Connecticut and Knowles Avenue (2.9 miles), from 9 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 18, until 7 a.m. on Tuesday, Feb, 21; Sligo Creek Parkwaybetween Old Carroll Avenue and Piney Branch Road and between Forest Glen Road and University Boulevard West from 9 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 18, until 7 a.m. on Tuesday, Feb, 21. Little Falls Parkway between Arlington Road and Dorset Avenue (0.4 miles) will be open 24/7 for recreation and exercise on one side of the median.
  • Montgomery Parks Headquarters and Permits Offices—Closed.
  • Montgomery Parks Public Information and Customer Service Office—Closed.
  • Brookside Gardens Visitor Center and Conservatory—Closed. (Gardens remain open.)

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Release ID: 23-074
Media Contact: Neil H. Greenberger 240-205-1915
Categories: Holiday