City Closures Planned for Memorial Day

Brian Coddington, 509.625.6740

Tuesday, May 22, 2018 at 8:21 a.m.

In observance of the Memorial Day holiday on Monday, May 28, City Hall will be closed along with other City facilities, including the 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 28, and the East Side, Hillyard, and Indian Trail branches also will be closed on Tuesday, May 29, 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 the week of May 28 have been cancelled. The Council will hold its next weekly briefing session and legislative meeting on Monday, June 4, 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 Looff Carrousel has reopened in Riverfront Park and will offer rides on the holiday weekend from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. daily. Rides are $2. The Skate Ribbon is available for roller skating. Skating is free, and skate rentals are available between 11 a.m. and 7 p.m. daily.

Additionally, most of the City’s splash pads are scheduled to open for the season on May 28, with the exception of those in Grant Park and Nevada Park, which will open June 18. City golf courses are open.