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St. Petersburg, Fla. (December 21, 2016)– St. Petersburg city government offices will be closed on Mondays, December 26 and January 2. During both holiday weeks, regular trash and recycling pickup for St. Petersburg residential customers normally made on Monday will be collected on Tuesday, while Tuesday collections will be made on Wednesday.

City facility holiday schedules on these four dates are as follows:

City Facility                                       Dec. 25     Dec. 26      Jan. 1      Jan. 2  
Boyd Hill Nature Preserve                    Closed      Closed       Closed     Closed      
The Greenhouse                                   Closed      Closed       Closed     Closed
City Hall & Municipal Services Center  Closed      Closed       Closed     Closed
Coliseum Ballroom*                              Closed      Closed       Closed     Closed
Enoch Davis Center                             Closed      Closed        OPEN*    Closed
Golf Courses (Mangrove Bay,
   Cypress Links & Twin Brooks)         Closed       OPEN         OPEN     OPEN 
Jamestown Apt/Townhomes Office &
  Dwight Jones Neighborhood Center    Closed      Closed       Closed     Closed
Mahaffey Theater & Box Office
    /Duke Energy Center for the Arts     Closed       OPEN       Closed     Closed
Mahaffey Theater Business Office        Closed      Closed       Closed     Closed
Municipal Beach Concession Stand
   (Gulf Blvd, Treasure Island)             Closed       OPEN        OPEN      OPEN
Municipal Marina Ship’s Store             Closed       OPEN        OPEN      OPEN
North Shore Aquatic Complex             Closed       OPEN        Closed      OPEN
Six Community Libraries                    Closed       Closed       Closed     Closed
West Community Library/SPC            Closed       Closed       Closed      OPEN
Recreation Centers                             Closed       Closed       Closed      Closed
Sanitation Dept. Brush Sites               Closed       OPEN       Closed       OPEN
Sunken Gardens attraction                  Closed       OPEN         OPEN      OPEN
Sunken Gardens Business Offices       Closed       Closed       Closed      Closed
Sunshine Center                                Closed       Closed       Closed      Closed

Early Closings:
The Mahaffey Theater business office will be closed starting at 1 p.m. on Dec. 23 through Dec. 26.
Mahaffey Theater and Box Office will be closed Dec. 24.
The Municipal Marina Ship’s Store will close at noon on Dec. 24.
Sunken Gardens will close at 3 p.m. on Dec. 24.
Treasure Island Beach concession stand will close at 1 p.m. on Dec. 24 and 31.
North Shore Aquatic Complex will close at 2 p.m. on Dec. 24 and 31.
City libraries will close at 4 p.m. on Dec. 24 and 31.

Golf Courses.  The city's three public golf courses (Mangrove Bay, Cypress Links, and Twin Brooks) will be closed on Christmas Day, December 25 ONLY. All three courses will be open regular hours on Christmas Eve, New Year's Eve and New Year's Day.

Libraries.  The West Community Library at St. Petersburg College will be closed December 23 to 26 and December 30 to January 1. On December 31, the Mirror Lake Library downtown will be open for First Night St. Petersburg 2017 festivities from 4 until 8 p.m. For more information, visit

Residential Sanitation.  During the holiday weeks of December 26 to 30 and January 2 to 6, regular trash and recycling pickup for St. Petersburg residential customers normally made on Monday will be collected on Tuesday, while Tuesday collections will be made on Wednesday. Thursday and Friday collection days remain the same. Brush sites will be closed on Christmas Day and New Year’s Day.

For a complete chart showing holiday closings online, visit

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

*Note:  The Coliseum doors open at 7:30 p.m. on December 31, for the “Swingin’ the New Year” big band event from 8 p.m. to 1 a.m. The Enoch Davis Center will be open January 1 for the Imani (Faith) Kwanzaa event, beginning at 6:30 p.m. in the auditorium.


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