City announces Juneteenth holiday schedule of City services

City Hall and most municipal offices will be closed on Monday, June 20, 2022 to observe Juneteenth. What is Juneteenth? It is a federal holiday commemorating the emancipation of enslaved Black Americans and is often seen as a celebration of African-American culture.

You may be wondering, “do I have to take the trash out?” Answer is: yes! There will be no change to recycling, organics recycling, and garbage for Monday, June 20.

Public safety and emergency services will remain in operation. Other City services will operate as follows:



  • Police will be on duty
  • SAPD’s detention center and the magistrate court will remain open
  • Fire and EMS personnel will be on duty
  • 3-1-1 Call Center will be operational from 8 a.m. - 5 p.m., press 1 for urgent animal concerns and traffic signal malfunctions until 11 p.m.
  • Animal Care Officers will be on duty
  • Animal Care Services Lobby and Adoption Center will be open from 1 p.m. to 7 p.m. (normal hours)
  • Code Enforcement Officers will be available for inspections and emergency coverage
  • City-operated garages and lots
  • Downtown parking visitors will enjoy an on-street parking meter holiday (this does not apply to off-street City-operated garages and lots)
  • La Villita and Market Square shops
  • City Parks and Trails
  • Pre-Season Pools will be open from 1 - 7 p.m. on Monday, June 20, 2022 and include: Cassiano, Concepcion, Dellview, Elmendorf, Fairchild, Heritage, Kingsborough, Lady Bird Johnson, Southside Lions, Springtime, Westwood and Ward
  • There is no change to recycling, organics recycling and garbage for Monday, June 20
  • Bitters and Nelson Gardens Brush Recycling (Nelson location is operated by Atlas Organics)
  • Alicia Trevino Lopez and Doris Griffin Senior Centers
  • Central Library and all branch libraries will be open on Monday, June 20 (all library locations will be closed on Sunday, June 19)



  • SAPD’s Administration and Records Section
  • SAFD Administrative Offices
  • San Antonio Municipal Court
  • All Metro Health clinics and offices will be closed. Including Mayor’s Fitness Council and CREC
  • The COVID-19 Hotline
  • Housing Assistance Hotline (210-207-5910)
  • Homeless Connections Hotline (210-207-1799)
  • Senior/Adult Comprehensive Centers and Senior Nutrition Sites (Alicia Trevino Lopez and Doris Griffin Senior Centers will be open)
  • Willie Velasquez, Claude Black and Frank Garrett community centers
  • Child Care Services administrative offices
  • Head Start administrative offices and school district sites
  • Pre-K 4 SA Centers, CEO and corporate office
  • The Darner Headquarters and Park Reservations Office
  • City of San Antonio Community Centers, Adult and Senior Centers, the Natatorium, Fairchild and McFarlin Tennis Centers and the Barrera Community Fitness Center
  • Summer Youth Program will be closed
  • Limited Fitness and Park classes will be held. Please check the schedule
  • Office of the City Clerk, Passports, Vital Records and Municipal Archives and Records
  • Alamodome Offices and Box Office
  • Dead animal collection crews will be off duty
  • Bulky waste collection centers and household hazardous waste sites (Frio City Rd., Rigsby and Culebra) are always closed on Mondays
  • Development Services Department
  • Office of Historic Preservation
  • Planning Department
  • Neighborhood and Housing Services
  • The Carver Community Cultural Center
  • Spanish Governor’s Palace (regularly closed Mondays)
  • La Villita and Market Square Administrative Offices
  • Centro de Artes Gallery at Market Square
  • Culture Commons Gallery at Plaza de Armas