Friday, September 22, 2023

Here’s what’s closed for the Independence Day holiday

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Looking to get some errands done? You might want to do it before Friday.

Independence Day falls on a Saturday this year and some localities are observing the holiday the day before.

Here’s a list of closures for the July 4 holiday in the Historic Triangle.

The following places are closed on Friday, July 3 and curbside garbage and recycling collections are not open unless otherwise noted:


  • Public office buildings — closed
  • Quarterpath Recreation center- closed
  • Williamsburg Regional Library branches closed July 3 and July 4

York County

  • Offices
  • Libraries
  • Courts
  • York-Poquoson Social Services
  • Virginia Cooperative Extension Service
  • Waste Management Center Administrative Office
  • Waste Management Drop-off Area – Closed July 4
  • Waste Management Transfer Station – Closed July 4
  • VPPSA Composting Facility – Closed July 4

James City County

  • County offices
  • The James City County Recreation Center- Closed July 4
  • Abram Frink Jr. Community Center- Closed July 4
  • Convenience Centers and the Garbage Transfer Station- Closed on July 4. Convenience Centers will reopen on July 5 and the garbage transfer station will reopen on July 6
  • Courts- Contact the Courts directly for schedule information


Julia Marsigliano
Julia Marsigliano
Julia Marsigliano is a multimedia reporter for WYDaily. She covers everything on the Peninsula from local government and law enforcement agencies to family-run businesses and weather updates. Before WYDaily, she covered Hampton and Newport News for WYDaily’s sister publication, HNNDaily before both publications merged in December 2018. Julia was born in Tokyo, Japan and moved to Long Island, New York in 2001. A true New Yorker, she loves pizza, bagels and good Chinese food. Send comments, tips and other tidbits to You can follow her on Twitter at @jmarsigliano

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