Government Closures for Christmas Begin Today

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Photo Courtesy of the City of Williamsburg

Starting with both the Williamsburg-James City County and York-Poquoson courthouses, some government office close as early as noon today for the holiday.

The following government offices will be closed during the Christmas holiday:

James City County

  • James City County offices, the James City County Recreation Center and Abram Frink Jr. Community Center and public libraries will be closed Christmas Eve and Christmas Day.
  • The convenience centers will also close at noon Christmas Eve and will remain closed on Christmas Day.
  • The garbage transfer station will be closed on Christmas Day.
  • The Williamsburg-James City County courthouse will close at noon today and will remain closed on Christmas Eve and Christmas Day.

York County

  • County offices, the Virginia Cooperative Extension, York-Poquoson Social Services and Waste Management Center administrative offices will be closed Christmas Eve and Christmas Day.
  • York-Poquoson General District Court, General District Court and Juvenile and Domestic Relations District Court will close at noon today and remain closed on Christmas Eve and Christmas Day.
  • York County Libraries will be closed from Christmas Eve through the weekend and will reopen Monday, Dec. 28.
  • The transfer station and recycling drop off facility will be closed Christmas Day.
  • The VPPSA compost facility will close at noon Christmas Eve and remain closed Friday.

City of Williamsburg

  • City offices and the Quarterpath Recreation Center will be closed on Christmas Eve and Christmas Day. Quarterpath Recreation Center will remain closed through the weekend and will reopen Monday, Dec. 28.
  • Waller Mill Park will be closed on Christmas Eve and Christmas Day.
  • The Williamsburg-James City County courthouse will close at noon today and will remain closed on Christmas Eve and Christmas Day.
  • Williamsburg Regional Library will be closed Christmas Eve and Christmas Day. It will reopen for normal operating hours Saturday.

Williamsburg Area Transit Authority

  • All transit service will end at 6 p.m. on Christmas Eve.
  • On Christmas Eve, WATA will not operate at its normal 30-minute frequency, instead proving hourly service only.
  • WATA will be closed on Christmas Day and will not operate any transit service. Service will resume at 6 a.m. Saturday.

Thomas Nelson Community College

  • The college’s Williamsburg and Hampton campuses will be closed from Christmas Eve through Jan. 3.