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Montgomery County Holiday Schedule for Memorial Day on Monday, May 29

For Immediate Release: Tuesday, May 23, 2023

The Montgomery County Government, and programs that impact County residents, will have schedule and program changes for Memorial Day on Monday, May 29.

  • 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 Sunday, May 28, and Monday, May 29.
  • Alcohol Beverage Services (ABS)—All stores open from 10 a.m.-5 p.m.
  • County-operated COVID-19 Vaccination and Testing Clinics—Closed. (The County no longer is operating PCR testing clinics.) Vaccine clinics will be closed on May 29.
  • Department of Permitting Services—All offices, including the customer service lobby, will be closed.
  • Ride On — Will operate a Sunday schedule.
  • Ride On extRa and Ride On Flex will not operate.
  • Flash—Orange Line will operate on a Weekend and Holiday schedule. The Blue Line will not operate.
  • Ride On Transit Services—All schedules can be found at Routes and Schedules - Ride On - Transit Services - Montgomery County, Maryland (
  • MARC Train—No service on Monday.
  • TRiPS Silver Spring commuter store—Open 10 a.m.-4 p.m.
  • TRiPS Mobile Commuter Store—Closed.
  • Metrorail—Will operate on Sunday schedule with trains running from 5 a.m.-midnight. See
  • Metrobus—Will operate on Sunday 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 the last pickup on Saturday, June 3.
  • The Shady Grove Transfer Station and Recycling Center—Closed.
  • Aquatic Centers— County outdoor aquatic facilities will be open 11 a.m.-2 p.m. and 3-6 p.m. Indoor aquatic facilities will close at 6 p.m. 
  • Community Recreation Centers—Closed.
  • Senior Centers—Closed.

Montgomery Parks—Visit for complete information. Additional information:

Open Parkways Schedule. Will be extended during the Memorial Day holiday weekend. During this time, parkways are open to pedestrians and bicyclists and closed to motor vehicles. Beach Drive between Connecticut and Knowles Avenue (2.9 miles): Saturday, May 27, at 7 a.m. until Tuesday, May 30, at 7 a.m. Sligo Creek Parkway between Old Carroll Avenue and Piney Branch Road and between Forest Glen Road and University Boulevard West: Friday, May 26, at 9 a.m. until Tuesday, May 30, at 7 a.m. Little Falls Parkway: between Arlington Road and Dorset Avenue (0.4 miles): Open 24/7 for recreation and exercise.

Facilities open Memorial Day Weekend will include:

Facilities closed Memorial Day Weekend will include:

  • Montgomery Parks Headquarters and Permits offices.
  • Montgomery Parks Customer Service office.
  • Pauline Betz Addie  and Wheaton Indoor tennis centers. 
  • Cabin John Ice Rink and Wheaton Ice Arena 
  • Indoor nature facilities including Brookside Nature Center, Locust Grove Nature Center, Black Hill Visitor Center/Nature programs. Trails and outdoor nature play areas remain open sunrise to sunset. Meadowside Nature Center is undergoing building and meadow renovations. However, programs are continuing through the project. Trails and nature play areas remain open sunrise to sunset.

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Release ID: 23-222
Media Contact: Neil H. Greenberger 240-205-1915
Categories: Holiday