City Closures Planned For the Holidays

Marlene Feist, 509.625.6505

Monday, December 16, 2019 at 8:15 a.m.

The City of Spokane will have a number of closures related to the holidays. Spokane City Hall will be closed at noon on Tuesdays, Dec. 24 and 31, and all day Wednesdays, Dec. 25 and Jan. 1, in observance of the Christmas and New Year’s holidays. 

City of Spokane garbage pickup and curbside recycling will be a day late following the Christmas and New Year’s holidays. Residents with regular Friday service those weeks will have service on Saturday.  The Waste-to-Energy facility will be closed on Dec. 25 and Jan. 1, but open all other days from 7:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. 

The Spokane City Council is not scheduled to meet on Mondays, Dec. 23 and 30. Council meetings will resume on Monday, Jan. 6, with a 3:30 p.m. briefing session and 6 p.m. legislative session. Both meetings will be held in the City Council Chambers in the lower level of City Hall, 808 W. Spokane Falls Blvd.

Parking meters don’t have to be plugged on Wednesdays, Dec. 25 and Jan. 1. And, the Spokane Municipal Court will be closed on Wednesdays, Dec. 25 and Jan. 1.

All Spokane Public Library branches will be closed on Tuesday and Wednesday, Dec. 24 and 25, for the Christmas holiday and on Wednesday, Jan. 1, for the New Year’s holiday. For events at the library during the holidays, including New Year’s Eve parties, go to the events calendar.

Meanwhile, the Numerica Skate Ribbon and Looff Carrousel in Riverfront Park will offer extended holiday hours from Friday, Dec. 20 to Sunday, Jan. 5, with the exception of closing all attractions on Christmas day. View Riverfront attractions holiday hours. The holiday lights at Manito’s Gaiser Conservatory will run Dec. 13 – 22 from noon until 7:30 p.m. Check out more things to do on the Downtown Spokane Partnership’s Event Calendar and the Visit Spokane calendar.