City of Long Beach 
Public Information Office
411 W. Ocean Blvd, 
Long Beach, CA 90802

City of Long Beach Thanksgiving Holiday Closures
Kevin Lee
Interim Public Affairs Officer
City Manager’s Office


All Long Beach Public Libraries will be closed on Thursday, November 23 and Friday, November 24. All libraries will be open on Saturday, November 25. Bay Shore, Burnett, El Dorado and Michelle Obama Neighborhood Libraries will be open on Sunday, November 26.  All Libraries are closed on Mondays, per their normal schedule and will reopen on Tuesday, November 28. (The library catalogdownloads, and databases  are available 24/7.)

Street Sweeping

There will be no scheduled Street Sweeping or enforcement of street sweeping violations on Thursday, November 23 and Friday, November 24. Street sweeping will resume its regular schedule on Monday, November 27.

Parking Enforcement

Read your parking meter: Parking meters will be enforced on Thursday, November 23 unless the meter states "Exempt on Holidays." All parking meters will be enforced on Friday, November 24. The days and hours of enforcement are displayed inside the meters.


Trash and Recycling will be collected as scheduled on Thursday, November 23 and Friday, November 24.

Towing and Lien Sales

The Towing Operations & Vehicle Storage Facility that is located at 3111 E. Willow Street between Temple Avenue and Redondo Avenue will be closed on Thursday, November 23, and open for business as usual on Friday, November 24. Normal business hours are:

  • Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
  • Saturday, 8.00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
  • Closed Sunday and Holidays.

Vehicles and property are available for release outside of the hours listed above for an additional fee. More information can be found online.

City Offices and Services

City of Long Beach offices and services will adhere to the following schedule on Thursday, November 23 and Friday, November 24. City Hall re-opens on Monday, November 27.

Closed on Thursday, November 23 and Friday, November 24:

  • Animal Care Services and spcaLA (Animal Control Officers are available to respond to calls for service, and lost pets can be redeemed by appointment only by calling 562-570-PETS)
    • Career Transition Center
    • Center for Working Families
    • City Hall
    • Citizen Police Complaint Commission
    • Code Enforcement services
    • El Dorado Nature Center
    • Fire Headquarters, Support Services, Fire Prevention, & Operations, including Marine Safety Administration
    • Gas Services (Emergencies: 562.570.2140)
    • Health Department and Health facilities
    • Housing Authority
    • Libraries
    • Marina offices (Thanksgiving Day only)
    • Neighborhood Resource Center
    • Pacific Gateway Workforce Investment Center
    • Park offices and community park facilities
    • Police administration
    • Street Sweeping
    • Swimming pools
    • Water Department (Emergencies: 562.570.2390)

Open on Thursday, November 23 and Friday, November 24:

  • El Dorado Regional Park
  • Fire Stations and Lifeguard Stations
  • Main Police Station Front Desk
  • Marina offices (Open Friday 11/24)
  • Refuse and Recycling Collection
  • Towing and Lien Sales

About the City of Long Beach

Home to approximately 470,000 people, the multiple award-winning and innovative City of Long Beach offers all the world-class amenities of a large metropolitan city while maintaining a strong sense of individual and diverse neighborhoods nestled together along the California coast. Long Beach is home to the Queen Mary, Aquarium of the Pacific, several museums and theaters, a highly rated school district, Long Beach Airport, the Port of Long Beach, as well as many award-winning City departments such as Health, Parks, Recreation and Marine, Development Services and more. The City also has a highly respected university and city college, two historic ranchos, five hospitals, five golf courses, 170 parks, miles of beaches, marinas, bike paths, and a Bike Share program.

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