City Hall and most municipal offices will be closed on Thursday, Nov. 26 and Friday, Nov. 27, 2020, to observe the Thanksgiving holiday. The COVID-19 hotline will be closed on Thanksgiving Day and open 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 27, and 8 a.m. – noon during the weekend.
But do you have to take the trash out on Thanksgiving? No, but there's a catch: You need to take the trash out a day early!
If you normally receive a Thursday or Wednesday recycling, garbage, or organics collection you will be serviced on Wednesday, Nov. 25. On Friday, Nov. 27 recycling, garbage, and organics recycling will be collected as usual.
COVID-19 testing sites will be closed on Thanksgiving Day. Please go to the COVID-19 website for the holiday schedule. Public safety and emergency services will remain in operation. Other City services will operate as follows:
- Police will be on duty
- Fire and EMS personnel will be on duty
- 3-1-1 Call Center will be operational from 7 a.m.-7 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 27
- SAPD’s detention center and magistrate offices
- Wednesday and Thursday collections for recycling, organics and garbage will be collected on Wed, Nov 25.
- Friday collections for recycling, organics recycling and garbage will be collected Friday, Nov. 27
- Dead animal collection crews will be on duty Friday, Nov. 27
- Animal Care Officers will be on duty Friday, Nov. 27
- Animal Care Services Lobby and Adoption Center will be open Friday, Nov. 27
- Downtown visitors will enjoy an on-street parking meter holiday on Thursday, Nov. 26 and Friday, Nov. 27
- Parks and trails will be open.
- La Villita and Market Square will be open on Friday, Nov. 27
- Spanish Governor’s Palace will be open on Friday, Nov. 27
- Pre-K 4 SA Corporate Office will be open Nov. 23-24
- 3-1-1 will be closed Thursday, Nov. 28 with the exception of emergency concerns related to animals and traffic malfunctions
- All Metro Health clinics
- Alicia Trevino and Doris Griffin Senior Comprehensive Centers
- Senior Nutrition Sites (seniors or the general public may contact individual nutrition sites for holiday schedule information)
- Parks & Recreation Community Centers
- The San Antonio Natatorium, McFarlin Tennis Center and Barrera Community Fitness Center
- Willie Velasquez and Claude Black Community Centers
- Early Education & Child Care Assistance Services Administrative Offices
- Head Start Administrative Offices and school district sites
- Municipal Court, 401 S. Frio
- Office of Historic Preservation