Observed City Holiday Schedule

The City of Columbia observes the holidays listed below. Holidays not listed are NOT observed by the City.

  • New Years Day
  • Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday
  • Memorial Day
  • July 4th Holiday
  • Labor Day
  • Thanksgiving Day
  • The day after Thanksgiving*
  • Christmas Day

City services will be affected as follows on observed City holidays:

  • Trash and recycling collection will be delayed one day after the holiday for the remainder of that week.
    *Even though City offices are closed the Friday after Thanksgiving, solid waste collection will resume. Thursday customers will be collected on Friday and Friday customers collected on Saturday.
  • The sanitary landfill will be closed.
  • City buses will not operate.
  • Parking meters will not be enforced.
  • Administrative offices for both the police and fire departments will be closed; all other emergency services will be available.
  • If a regular City Council meeting falls on a City holiday, the meeting will be held the following day.