City Closures Planned for the Holidays

Brian Coddington, Communications Director, 509.625.6740

Monday, December 18, 2023 at 9 a.m.

The City of Spokane will have a number of closures related to the holidays. Spokane City Hall will be closed Mondays, Dec. 25 and Jan. 1, in observance of the Christmas and New Year’s Day holidays.

Solid Waste Services will be a day late following the Christmas and New Year’s Day holidays. Residents with regular Friday service those weeks will have service on Saturday. Residents who miss garbage day can report their missed solid waste collection online. The Waste-to-Energy facility will be closed on Mondays, Dec. 25, and Jan. 1 but open all other days from 7:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. This year, Christmas tree pickup will be a week late, Jan. 2 – 12.

The Spokane City Council is not scheduled to meet on Mondays, Dec. 18, Dec. 25, and Jan. 1. Council meetings will resume on Monday, Jan. 8, with a 3:30 p.m. briefing session and 6 p.m. legislative session. Meetings are shown live on CityCable 5, the City’s government-access cable station, and are streamed on Facebook and the web at Citizens who want to provide testimony on an item on the Council’s agenda can sign up online.

On-street parking meters and kiosks will not require payment on Mondays, Dec. 25 and Jan. 1. However, please remember even when parking is free on holidays, all parking rules, including time limits, still apply. The Spokane Municipal Court and Community Justice Services will be closed on Mondays, Dec. 25 and Jan 1.

My Spokane 311 employees will not be available on Mondays, Dec. 25 and Jan. 1, for in person, phone, or online customer service inquiries. Online requests submitted to 311 during closures will be responded to as soon as possible after employees return.

All Spokane Public Library branches will be closed on Sunday, Dec. 24, Monday, Dec. 25, and Tuesday, Dec. 26, for the Christmas holiday, and on Monday, Jan. 1, for the New Year’s Day holiday.

Meanwhile, the Numerica Skate Ribbon and Looff Carrousel in Riverfront Park will be closed on Christmas Day. View Riverfront attractions holiday hours.

The family friendly New Year’s Eve Fireworks at Riverfront Park will begin at 9 p.m. For details on the festivities visit our website.