County schedule for Thanksgiving Day, Thursday, Nov. 26

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The Montgomery County Government will observe the following holiday schedule for Thanksgiving, Thursday, Nov. 26:

  • 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. For more information, visit www.montgomerycountymd.gov/DOT-Transit/routesandschedules/rideonroutes.html
  • Metrorail and Metrobus – Information is available at www.wmata.com
  • MARC Train and Commuter Bus – Information is available at www.maryland.gov
  • 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 – Information available at www.mta.maryland.gov/thanksgiving-day-service
  • County-provided Recycling Pickup – County-provided recycling collection will not be done on Thursday, Nov. 26. After the holiday, recycling collections will slide to be done one day later than normal. Last collections will be on Saturday, 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
  • Montgomery Parks — Open on Thanksgiving Day:
    • Brookside Gardens (Gardens open sunrise through sunset; Visitor Center closed)
    • Little Bennett Campground
    • 424 parks
    • 250 miles of natural surface and paved trails
    • Dog parks
    • Skate parks
    • Playgrounds
    • Picnic shelters (may require permit)
    • Outdoor exercise stations
    • Outdoor tennis courts and pickleball courts 
    • Portions of Sligo Creek Parkway, Little Falls Parkway and Beach Drive are open for pedestrians and bicyclists from noon on Thursday, Nov. 26, through 4 p.m. on Sunday, Nov. 30.
      For more information, visit www.MontgomeryParks.org