What’s Open, What’s Not on Thanksgiving Weekend in Montgomery County

Here is what is open and closed on Thanksgiving weekend.

  • County offices – closed.
  • State offices and courts – closed.
  • Libraries – closed.
  • Alcohol Beverage Services (ABS) – closed.
  • Recreation – all facilities closed. No programs held.
  • Ride On/On extRa / Flash – operate on a Sunday schedule.
  • Metrorail and Metrobus
  • MARC Train and Commuter Bus
  • TRiPS Commuter Store at Silver Spring Transit Center – closed.
  • TRiPS Mobile Commuter Store – closed.
  • Ride On Flex – Not in operation due to health crisis.
  • Maryland Transit Administration
  • County-provided trash and recycling collection will not be done Nov. 26. After the holiday, County-provided recycling and trash collections will slide to be done one day later than normal. Last collections will be Nov. 28.
    Shady Grove Processing Facility and Transfer Station – Closes at 5 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 25. Closed on Thursday, Nov. 26.
  • Parking at public County garages, lots and curbside meters – Free.
  • Brookside Gardens (Gardens open sunrise through sunset; Visitor Center closed)
  • All 424 parks and 250 miles of natural surface and paved trails are open.
  • Dog parks, skate parks and playgrounds are open.
  • Portions of Sligo Creek Parkway, Little Falls Parkway and Beach Drive are open for pedestrians and bicyclists from noon Nov. 26 through 4 p.m. Nov. 30.
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Suzanne Pollak

About Suzanne Pollak

Suzanne is a freelance reporter with Montgomery Community Media. She has over 35 years professional experience writing for newspapers, magazines, non-profit newsletters and the web.


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