City Closures Planned for MLK Jr. Day

Erin Hut, Communications Director, 509.625.6740

Tuesday, January 9, 2024 at 9 a.m.

In observance of the Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday on Monday, Jan. 15, Spokane City Hall will be closed along with other City facilities, including Spokane Municipal Court and Community Justice Services.

On-street parking meters and kiosks will not require payment on Monday, Jan. 15. However, please remember even when parking is free on holidays, all parking rules, including time limits, still apply.

The Hive, South Hill, and Indian Trail Libraries will be closed. Warming Centers will be activated 9 a.m. - 7 p.m. at Central, Hillyard, Liberty Park, and Shadle Park Libraries.

The Spokane City Council is not scheduled to meet on Monday, Jan. 15. Council meetings will resume on Monday, Jan. 22, 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.

Other services will proceed on normal schedules. Garbage pickup and curbside recycling will proceed as usual. The garbage transfer station at the Waste-to-Energy facility, along with the County’s North County and Valley transfer stations, will be open.

My Spokane 311 employees will be available for phone or online customer service inquiries on Monday, Jan. 15.

Riverfront Park attractions will be open on Monday, Jan. 15. View Riverfront attractions holiday hours.

The MLK Day Annual Unity Rally, March, and Resource Fair is scheduled for Monday, Jan. 15, 10 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. Visit the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Community Center Facebook page for more information.