Local Government Closures for Thanksgiving Holiday

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HISTORIC TRIANGLE — Below is a compiled list of the local government closures for the Thanksgiving holiday (Thurs., Nov. 25, 2021)


James City County

Weds., Nov. 24, 2021:

  • Courts will close at noon on Weds., Nov. 24, 2021.

Thurs., Nov. 25 and Fri., Nov. 26, 2021:

  • All County offices will be closed Thurs., Nov. 25 and Fri., Nov. 26
  • James City County Recreation Center and Abram Frink Jr. Community Center will be closed Thurs., Nov. 25
  • All County parks will remain open Thurs., Nov. 25 and Fri., Nov. 26
  • Chickahominy Riverfront Park, Little Creek Reservoir Park, James City County Marina and Freedom Park offices/ stores will be closed Thurs., Nov. 25 and Fri., Nov. 26
  • Tewning Road and Jolly Pond Road Convenience Centers will be closed Thurs., Nov. 25. The Toano Convenience Center is closed
  • Garbage Transfer Station is closed Thurs., Nov. 25
  • Curbside recycling will be delayed one day beginning on Thurs., Nov. 25 through Sat., Nov. 27.
  • Libraries will be closed Thurs., Nov. 25 and Fri., Nov. 26
  • Courts are closed Thurs., Nov. 25 and Fri., Nov. 26

City of Williamsburg

All City of Williamsburg offices will be closed on Thurs., Nov. 25 and Fri., Nov. 26, 2021. This will include offices in the Municipal Building located on Lafayette Street as well as the Quarterpath Recreation Center.

Weds., Nov. 24, 2021:

  • The Williamsburg-James City County Courthouse on Monticello Ave. will close at noon

Thurs., Nov. 25 and Fri., Nov. 26, 2021:

  • The Williamsburg-James City County Courthouse will be closed
  • Waller Mill Park will be closed on Thurs. (Nov. 25) but will follow normal operating hours (8 a.m. to 5 p.m.) on Fri., Nov. 26

It is important to note that holiday closures do not impact trash or recycling in the City. Williamsburg wants to note that even though it is Blue Route Week for leaf collection, this will not occur on Thurs., Nov. 25 nor Fri. Nov. 26.

Residents who have water or sewer emergencies are encouraged to call (757) 220-2331.


York County

Most operations, including the Virginia Peninsulas Public Service Authority (VPPSA) Compost Facility, the Goodwin Neck Transfer Station, and Citizen Drop-off for recycling and/or garbage disposal will follow normal operating hours on Friday (Nov. 26) and Saturday (Nov. 27).

Weds., Nov. 24, 2021:

  • York County Public Libraries will close at 5 p.m.
  • York County Courts will close at noon
  • Virginia Cooperative Extension will close at noon

Thursday, Nov. 25 and Friday, Nov. 26, 2021:

  • County government offices will be closed both days
  • York County Public Libraries will be closed both days
  • York-Poquoson Social Services will be closed both days
  • Virginia Cooperative Extension will be closed both days
  • All courts will be closed both days
  • Waste Management Center Administration will be closed both days
  • Waste Management Operations will be closed on Thurs., Nov. 25 only

It is important to note that garbage and recycling collections that are scheduled for Thurs., Nov. 25 will be delayed by one day and will be so until all collections are completed on Sat., Nov. 27.

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