Hampton Roads Labor Day Closings – 2016


On Monday, September 5,  a large number of Americans will not be working. It’s Labor Day! Many city offices will be closed in observance of the national holiday. So, get out and enjoy yourself before the kids head back to school, just don’t plan on going to the library or the DMV.

Chesapeake

City offices: Closed Monday, September 5
Courts: Closed Monday, September 5
Libraries and community centers: Closed Sunday, September 4 AND Monday, September 5
Trash pick up: No change, as there is no regular Monday pick-ups

Hampton

City Offices: Closed Monday, Sept. 5
City Schools: Closed Monday, Sept. 5
Garbage Collection: No recycling, refuse, bulk trash or yard waste collection on Sept. 5. Monday’s collection will be made Wednesday, Sept. 7
Landfill: Open from 7:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Monday, Sept. 5
Yard Waste Site: Closed Monday, Sept. 5
Street Sweeping: No street sweeping Monday, Sept. 5
Libraries: Closed Monday, Sept. 5
Courts: Closed Monday, Sept. 5
Health Dept./Clinics: Closed Monday, Sept. 5
Social Services: Closed Monday, Sept. 5
Golf Courses: Open Monday, Sept. 5
Neighborhood Parks: Open Monday, Sept. 5
James T. Wilson Fishing Pier: Open Monday, Sept. 5
Bluebird Gap Farm: Open Sept. 2-5
Sandy Bottom Nature Park: Open Sept. 2-5
Hampton History Museum: Open Sept. 2-5
All community centers: Closed Monday, Sept. 5
Tennis Center: Open Sept. 2-5
Hampton Aquatic Center: Open Sept. 3-5
Treasurer’s Office & Commissioner of Revenue’s Office: Closed Monday, Sept. 5
Charles H. Taylor Arts Center: Closed Monday, Sept. 5

Newport News

Newport News City offices: Closed Monday, September 5
Courts: Closed Monday, September 5
Libraries: Closed Monday, September 5
Landfill: Closed Monday, September 5
Solid waste collections (garbage, recycling & bulk waste): Will move forward by one day. Monday’s collections will take place on Tuesday, Tuesday’s on Wednesday, Wednesday’s on Thursday, and Thursday’s on Friday.
Peninsula Regional Animal Shelter: Open normal hours 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Norfolk

Norfolk City offices (Including City Hall, Commissioner of the Revenue & the City Treasurer): Closed Monday, September 5.
All Libraries: Closed Monday, September 5
Outdoor pools and beaches: OPEN Monday, September 5. All outdoor swimming pools and splash pads will close for the season Tuesday, Sept. 6 and beach lifeguards will go off-duty.
Other rec, parks and open space facilities, including indoor swimming pools and the Norfolk Fitness and Wellness Center: Closed Monday, Sept. 5. They will reopen Tuesday.
Libraries: Closed Monday, September 5
Trash pick up: No change to collection service.
Bulk waste collection: Requests for Tuesday, Sept. 6 must be made BEFORE 3 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 2

Portsmouth

City offices: Closed Monday, Sept. 5
Courts: Closed Monday, Sept. 5
Libraries and community centers: Closed Monday, Sept. 5
Trash pick up: No trash pickup Monday, September 5. Trash will be collected on Wednesday, September 7
Portsmouth Visitor Center: Open from 9 a.m. until 5 p.m. Monday, September 5
Portsmouth Museums: The Children’s Museum of Virginia will be open from 9 a.m. until 5 p.m. Monday, September 5
Portsmouth Art & Cultural Center & the Lightship Portsmouth: Open from 10 a.m. until 5 p.m. Monday, September 5. Both museums offering FREE admission to active duty military and their families through Labor Day 2016 as part of the Blue Star Families program.
Portsmouth Naval Shipyard Museum: Closed for reservations. Anticipated to reopen next year.
Portsmouth Community Library Museum: Closed Monday, September 5
Splash Park: Open from 1 p.m. until 7 p.m. through the last day of the season, Sunday, September 4.
Cavalier Manor Pool and Sportsplex: Open from 1 p.m. until 5 p.m. through the last day of the season, Sunday, September 4.
Public Parks: Open from dawn to dusk with NO attendants on duty.

Suffolk

City offices: Closed Monday, September 5
Suffolk Tourism Visitor Center will remain open from 9 a.m. until 5 p.m. on Monday, September 5, 2016.
Suffolk Art Gallery: Closed Monday, September 5, 2016.
Libraries: Closed Monday, September 5
Trash pick up: No change. Suffolk Public Works Department will pick up trash as scheduled next week.  TFC Recycling will also conduct their normal recycling collection routes. Suffolk Public Works Department reminds you that trash must be placed at curbside no later than 7 a.m. on the day of collection. For more information on refuse collection, please call Public Works at 514-7630.
The Southeastern Public Safety Authority (SPSA) Suffolk Transfer Station will be open from 7 a.m. to 12 p.m. on Monday, September 5, 2016. The Regional Landfill will be closed on Monday, September 5, 2016.
Suffolk Parks & Recreation joint use recreation facilities: Closed Monday, September 5, 2016. The East Suffolk Recreation Center and Whaleyville Community Center will be closed on Monday, September 5, 2016. The Suffolk Parks & Recreation Administration Office will be closed on Monday, September 5, 2016.
Suffolk’s four major parks – Lone Star Lakes, Constant’s Wharf, Sleepy Hole, and Bennett’s Creek will remain open Monday, September 5, 2016; however, no park attendant will be on duty. Normal operations will resume Tuesday, September 6, 2016, at 8:30 a.m.
Cypress Park & Pool will close for the Summer season at 6 p.m., Sunday, September 4, 2016.
The Suffolk Executive Airport will remain open on Monday, September 5, 2016, however, the Terminal will not be manned.
Suffolk Transit: Closed on Monday, September 5, 2016. Operations will resume on Tuesday, September 6, 2016.

Virginia Beach

The following Virginia Beach facilities will be CLOSED Monday, Sept. 5 in observance of Labor Day:

  • All City of Virginia Beach offices
  • All Virginia Beach community recreation centers
  • All Virginia Beach public libraries
    • The TCC/City Joint-Use Library will be closed Sept. 3, 4 and 5
  • All Virginia Beach city public schools and administration offices
  • Francis Land House, Lynnhaven House, Adam Thoroughgood House and PACTS/Union Kempsville High School Museum
  • Office of the Commonwealth’s Attorney
  • The Sandler Center for the Performing Arts administrative offices and box office
  • The Virginia Beach Circuit Court, General District Court, Juvenile & Domestic Relations Courts and Clerk’s Offices
  • Virginia Beach Convention Center administrative offices
  • Virginia Beach Public Health Department

The following facilities will be OPEN to the public, Monday, Sept. 5, during the following hours:

  • All Virginia Beach city parks and park facilities – 7:30 a.m. to 7:30 p.m.
  • Chesapeake Bay Center at First Landing State Park – 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
  • Virginia Aquarium & Marine Science Center – 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
  • Virginia Beach Animal Care and Adoption Center – 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.
  • Virginia Beach Farmers Market vendors  – 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
  • Visitor Center on the Chesapeake Bay Bridge Tunnel – 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
  • Visitor Center at 24th & 17th streets information kiosks – 9 a.m. to 7 p.m.
  • Visitor Information Center – 2100 Parks Ave. – 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.