Columbus Day Closings

It’s been such a busy fall that Columbus Day might have flown right over your head, but some government offices are closed on Monday! This means you won’t get mail delivered today… but in some cities, everything else is status quo.

Check out our list below.



In honor of Columbus Day, all City of Chesapeake offices, courts, and libraries will be closed on Monday, October 12. There will be no changes to trash or recycling collection schedules.

Community Centers will only be OPEN from 2:00 p.m. until 6:00 p.m., on Monday, October 12.

The Chesapeake Visitors Center, located at 1224 Progressive Drive, will be open normal hours on Monday, October 12.


Everything running as usual.

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Everything running as usual.


Everything running as usual.


City offices: Closed Monday, October 12
Courts: Closed Monday, October 12
Libraries and community centers: Closed Monday, October 12
Trash pick up: No trash pickup Monday, October 12. Trash will be collected on Wednesday, October 14


City offices: Closed Monday, October 12.
The Suffolk Tourism Visitor Center will remain open from 9 a.m. until 5 p.m. on Monday, October 12..
Libraries: Closed Monday, October 12.
Trash pick up: Suffolk Public Works Department will pick up trash as scheduled.  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 7:00 a.m. on the day of collection. For more information on refuse collection, please call Public Works at 514-7630.
Suffolk Parks & Recreation will be open for Before and After School programming only on Monday, October 12, 2015. The East Suffolk Recreation Center and Whaleyville Community Center will be closed on Monday, October 12, 2015. The Suffolk Parks & Recreation Administration Office will be closed on Monday, October 12, 2015.
Suffolk’s four major parks – Lone Star Lakes, Constant’s Wharf, Sleepy Hole, and Bennett’s Creek will remain open Monday, October 12; however, no park attendant will be on duty.

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