Thanksgiving holiday schedule of services

City Hall and most municipal offices will be closed to observe the Thanksgiving holidays Nov. 26-27, 2015. Uniform police officers and Fire/EMS personnel will be on duty.

The schedule for garbage collection is as follows:

  • Residents who normally have a Thursday collection will receive collection on Wednesday, Nov. 25.
  • Friday, Nov. 27 will be a normal collection day for recycling, organics recycling and garbage.
  • All bulky waste collection centers, brush centers and the household hazardous waste facility will be closed on Thursday, Nov. 26 and Friday, Nov. 27.  Normal business hours will resume for all of the sites on Saturday, Nov. 28.
  • Dead animal collection will not take place on Thursday, Nov. 26.
  • The 311 Call Center will be closed on Thanksgiving Day and will reopen from 8 a.m.-5 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 27. Residents can also submit City service requests through the City’s mobile app, San Antonio 311, or by visiting the self-service online portal at


Other City services will operate as follows:


  • Animal Care Services officers will be on duty.
  • Downtown visitors will enjoy an on-street parking meter holiday on Thursday, Nov. 26 and Friday, Nov. 27.
  • The Magistrate’s Court and Detention Center will be open.



  • The Animal Care Services lobby and adoption center will be closed on Thursday, Nov. 26. They will re-open on Friday, Nov. 27 from 11 a.m.-7 p.m. for a special adoption event.
  • All Metro Health clinics will be closed Nov. 26-27.
  • Municipal Court, 401 S. Frio, will be closed.
  • Passport Office and Vital Records Office will be closed Nov. 26-27.
  • All four Pre-K 4 SA Centers, classes, after-school programs and enrollment processes will be closed the week of Nov. 23-27. Pre-K 4 SA administrative offices will remain open from Monday, Nov. 23 through Wednesday, Nov. 25.
  • All libraries will close at 6 p.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 25 and remain closed Thursday, Nov. 26-Friday, Nov. 27. They will re-open on Saturday, Nov. 28.
  • Spanish Governor’s Palace, Market Square and La Villita will be closed on Thursday, Nov. 26. They will re-open on Friday, Nov. 27.
  • Dr. Manuel P. Berriozabal cafécollege will be closed Thursday, Nov. 26 through Sunday, Nov. 29.
  • City of San Antonio Senior Centers and Nutrition Sites, City of San Antonio Emergency Assistance Centers, City of San Antonio Child Care Services Administrative Offices and Financial Empowerment Centers will be closed.
  • All Parks and Recreation Department Community Centers and Senior Centers will be closed Nov. 26-27 and will resume regular schedules on Saturday, Nov. 28.
  • The McFarlin Tennis Center, San Antonio Natatorium and Enrique Barrera Community Fitness Center will be closed.
  • The San Antonio Botanical Garden will be closed on Thanksgiving Day
  • The Parks and Recreation Ron Darner Headquarters will be closed.
  • There will be no Fitness in the Park classes held.