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City announces winter holiday schedule of City services

Communications and Public Affairs: 207-7234
Published on Friday, December 18, 2020

City announces winter holiday schedule of City services

CONTACT: Tracy Talavera, 210-207-4457
tracy.talavera@sanantonio.gov

 

SAN ANTONIO (Dec. 18, 2020) — City Hall and most municipal offices will be closed Dec. 24, 2020-Jan. 1, 2021 in observance of the holiday season. The COVID-19 Hotline will be operational from Dec. 24 – Jan. 3 except on Dec. 25 and Jan. 1. COVID-19 testing sites will be closed on Dec. 25 and Jan. 1, hours may vary by location. The COVID-19 website has a complete holiday schedule. Public safety and emergency services will remain in operation. Other City services will operate as follows:
 
Open:

  • Police will be on duty
  • Fire and EMS personnel will be on duty
  • 3-1-1 call center will be operational from 8 a.m.- 5 p.m. on Dec. 24 – Jan. 3
  • SAPD’s detention center and the magistrate court will remain open
  • Municipal Court will be open all day on Dec. 29 and Dec. 30 from 8 a.m. – 1 p.m.
  • Recycling, organics recycling and garbage will be collected as follows:
    - Regular Thursday Dec. 24 collection will be made one day earlier on Wednesday, Dec-23
    - Regular Friday Dec. 25 collection will be made one day earlier on Thursday, Dec. 24
    - Regular Thursday Dec. 31 collection will be made one day earlier on Wednesday, Dec. 30
    - Regular Friday Jan. 1 collection will be made one day earlier on Thursday, Dec. 31
  • Bitters and Nelson Gardens Brush Recycling will be open Dec. 26 – 31
  • Bulky waste collection centers and household hazardous waste sites (Frio City Rd., Rigsby and Culebra) will be open Dec. 26 – 31
  • Dead animal collection crews will be on duty Dec. 26 – 31
  • Animal Care Officers will be on duty
  • Animal Care Services Lobby and Adoption Center will be open: Noon - 4 p.m. Dec. 24 & 31; and regular hours Dec. 26 – 27 from 1 p.m. – 7 p.m., Dec. 28 – 29 from 1 p.m. – 5 p.m., Dec. 30 from 1 p.m. – 7 p.m.
  • Central Library and all branch libraries open Dec. 26, 29, and 30 (San Pedro Branch Library remains closed for renovations)
  • Alamodome Box Office will be open on Dec. 23, 28 from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. and Dec. 29 from 10 a.m. – 3 p.m.
  • Downtown visitors will enjoy a parking meter and garage holiday on Dec. 24 and Dec. 25
  • La Villita and Market Square will be open Dec. 26 - 31
  • Spanish Governor’s Palace will be open Dec. 26 – 30
  • City parks and trails will be open
  • WIC will be open on Dec. 29 at two sites (Marbach and Rittiman) to provide WIC services to clients needing benefits from 7:45 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. On Dec. 30, the WIC Roving Team will provide services to mothers at Metropolitan Methodist Hospital

 
Closed:

  • SAPD’s Administration and Records Section
  • SAFD Administrative Offices
  • 3-1-1 will be closed on Dec. 25 and Jan. 1 with the exception of emergency concerns related to animals and traffic malfunctions from 8 a.m. – 11 p.m.
  • Animal Care Services Lobby and Adoption Center will be closed Dec. 25 and Jan. 1
  • All Metro Health clinics
  • Metro Health Food and Environmental Division
  • All Senior/Adult Comprehensive Centers and Senior Nutrition Sites
  • Willie Velasquez and Claude Black community centers
  • Child Care Services administrative offices
  • Head Start administrative offices and school district sites
  • Pre-K 4 SA school is closed Dec. 18 - Jan. 1
  • Pre-K 4 SA CEO and Corporate Office is closed Dec. 23 - Jan. 1
  • Curbside Brush collection
  • Bitters and Nelson Gardens Brush Recycling closed Dec. 24, 25 and Jan. 1
  • Bulky waste collection centers and household hazardous waste sites (Frio City Rd., Rigsby and Culebra) will be closed Dec. 24 - 25 and Jan. 1
  • Recycling, organics recycling and garbage will not be collected Dec. 25 and Jan. 1
  • Dead animal collection crews will be off duty Dec. 25 and Jan.1
  • SWMD Administrative Offices closed from Dec. 24 – Jan. 1
  • Darner Headquarters and Park Reservations Office is closed Dec. 24 to Jan. 1 (Online reservations for sports fields need to be made 24 hours in advance) 
  • City of San Antonio Community Centers, Adult and Senior Centers, McFarlin Tennis Center, San Antonio Natatorium, and Barrera Community Fitness Center are closed Dec. 24 - 26 and Dec. 31 - Jan. 1 (designated Community Centers will offer camps Dec. 21 – Jan. 11 based on school district calendars)
  • Fitness in the Park classes not offered on Dec. 24, 25, 31 or Jan. 1
  • Office of the City Clerk, Passports, Vital Records and Municipal Archives and Records
  • Municipal Court, 401 S. Frio
  • Alamodome Box Office closed Dec. 24, 25, 26, 27, 30, 31 and Jan 1, 2 & 3
  • Alamodome Administrative Offices
  • Central Library and all branch libraries will be closed Dec. 24, 25, 31 and Jan. 1
  • Carver Community Cultural Center, 226 N. Hackberry will be closed from Dec. 24 - Jan. 1
  • Development Services Department
  • Office of Historic Preservation
  • La Villita will be closed on Dec. 25 and Jan. 1 and will close early at 2 p.m. on Dec. 24 and Dec. 31
  • Market Square will be closed on Dec. 25 and Jan. 1
  • Centro de Artes Gallery is closed until further notice
  • Culture Commons Gallery at Plaza de Armas is closed until further notice
  • Spanish Governor’s Palace will be closed Dec. 24, 25, 31 and Jan. 1

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