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MLK Holiday: City Closings and Trash/Recycling Pickup Changes

St. Petersburg city government offices will be closed on Monday, January 18 in observance of the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. holiday. During the week of January 18 to 22, the only changes to regular trash and recycling collection days for St. Petersburg residential customers are:

     Monday collections will be made on Tuesday.

     Tuesday collections will be on Wednesday.

St. Petersburg government facilities closed to the public on Monday, January 18 include City Hall and Municipal Services Center downtown, Boyd Hill Nature Preserve, The Greenhouse, Coliseum box office and business offices, Enoch Davis Center, Jamestown Apartments and Townhomes office and Dwight H. Jones Neighborhood Center, libraries, Bay Vista Recreation Center, Sunken Gardens business office, and Sunshine Center. 

City facilities that are OPEN for business on Monday, January 18 include three public golf courses (Mangrove Bay, Cypress Links & Twin Brooks), Mahaffey Theater/Duke Energy Center for the Arts box office and business office, municipal beach concession stand on Treasure Island, Municipal Marina Ship’s Store, North Shore Aquatic Complex, recreation centers, Sanitation Department Brush Sites and Sunken Gardens attraction.

For a complete listing of closings online, visit

For water or sewer emergency service, call the Water Resources Department at 727-893-7261. 
For police, fire, or medical emergencies, dial 9-1-1.

The Coliseum will be open Monday morning for the 30th Annual MLK Leadership Awards Breakfast, beginning at 7:30 a.m. PLEASE NOTE there are NO more tickets available.

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