City closures planned for Memorial Day

Riverfront Park attractions, golf and splash pads are open

Brian Coddington, Communications Director, 509.625.6740

Wednesday, May 21, 2014 at 11:40 a.m.

In observance of the Memorial Day holiday on Monday, May 26, City Hall will be closed along with other City facilities, including the garbage transfer stations and Waste-to-Energy facility. Parking meters don’t have to be plugged on Monday, and garbage pickup and curbside recycling will be a day late all week.

All Spokane Public Library branches will be closed on Monday, May 26, and the East Side, Hillyard, and Indian Trail branches also will be closed on Tuesday, May 27, in observance of Memorial Day. Since those branch libraries are normally closed on Mondays, the holiday is observed on Tuesday. Spokane Municipal Court also is closed Monday.

The Spokane City Council briefing session and legislative meeting for May 26 have been cancelled. The Council will hold its next weekly briefing session and legislative meeting on Monday, June 2, at 3:30 and 6 p.m. respectively in the City Council Chambers in the lower level of City Hall, 808 W. Spokane Falls Blvd. Meetings also are shown live on CityCable 5, the City’s government-access cable station, and are streamed on the web at

Meanwhile, the Riverfront Park attractions, including the Imax Theater, Spokane Falls Skyride, Pavilion rides, Mini-Golf, Tour Train, Fountain Café, and Carousel, are open on Memorial Day and throughout the weekend. Go to for information on hours of operation.

The City’s 17 splash pads are scheduled to open for the season on Saturday, May 24; information also available through the Aquatics Hotline at 625.6960. City golf courses also are open.