Office of the City Manager

Thanksgiving Holiday Closures & Reminders

Thanksgiving Holiday Closures & Reminders


PASADENA, Calif.—Pasadena residents and businesses are reminded that City Hall and many City services will be closed on Thursday, November 22 and Friday, November 23, in observance of the Thanksgiving Day Holiday.  Specific closures and exceptions are noted below. 

Pasadena Fire and Police Departments will continue to be staffed during the holiday for all patrol, jail, fire, paramedic and other emergency services. 

Refuse and recycling collection for Thursday (Thanksgiving Day) will occur on Friday, Nov. 23 and Friday’s collection will be on Saturday, Nov. 24. 

The City’s ARTS (Area Rapid Transit System) and Dial-A-Ride transportation programs will not operate on Thursday, Nov. 22, but will resume regular service on Friday, Nov. 23.  All parking meters are free and parking time limits will not be enforced on Thanksgiving Day, but “Black Friday” shoppers are advised that meter enforcement will resume on Friday, Nov. 23.  Violations for red curb parking and blocking fire hydrants will continue to be issued both days. 

Pasadena residents and businesses with any power emergencies should call Pasadena Water and Power (PWP) Department at (626) 744-4673.  For water-related emergencies, please call (626) 744-4138.  PWP’s regular Customer Service Call Center will be closed for the holiday, but customers can still pay their bills by phone at (626) 744-4005.  The City’s Municipal Services Payment Center at City Hall will be closed both days. 

All branches of the Pasadena Public Library, including the Central Library, will close at 5:00 p.m., Wednesday, November 21, in addition to being closed the following two days. 

All Recreation and Community Centers operated by the City’s Human Services and Recreation Department will be closed, but all parks will be open for picnics, fun and play.  No site reservations are accepted for the holiday. 

The City wishes all residents to safely enjoy the Thanksgiving Day Holiday and to celebrate responsibly.  For more information about the City of Pasadena, go online to www.cityofpasadena.net. 


FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: November 19, 2012, #098-12 

 NEWS MEDIA CONTACT: William H. Boyer, Pasadena Public Information Officer, City Manager’s Office, (626) 744-4755, wboyer@cityofpasadena.net 



Posted: 11/19/2012 10:05:00 AM
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