City of Alexandria Announces Christmas Holiday Closures

Page archived as of November 17, 2015

All City of Alexandria government offices will be closed on Thursday, December 24, and Friday, December 25, in observance of the Christmas Eve and Christmas Day holidays.

Health Facilities: The Alexandria Health Department (4480 King St.), the Flora Krause Casey Health Center (1200 N. Howard St.) and the Adolescent Health Center (3701 W. Braddock Rd.) will be closed on December 24 and 25.

Hotlines: All emergency hotlines operate 24 hours a day, 365 days a year, including the domestic violence hotline (703.838.4911), the sexual assault hotline (703.683.7273) and the child protective services hotline (703.746.5800).

Libraries: All Alexandria Library branches will be closed on December 24 and 25.

Parking: The Alexandria Police Department will suspend enforcement of parking restrictions at metered spaces, as well as time restrictions in residential permit parking districts and other areas with signed parking time limits, on December 24 and 25.   

Recreation Centers: All City of Alexandria recreation centers, including the Chinquapin Recreation Center, will be closed on December 24 and 25.

Refuse Collection: Residential trash and recycling will be collected on the regularly scheduled days from December 21 to 24. The Household Hazardous Waste and Electronics Recycling Collection site will be closed on December 26.

Schools: The Alexandria City Public Schools will be closed from December 23 – January 1, reopening January 4.
State Offices: The General District Court, Juvenile and Domestic Relations District Court and the Circuit Court will be closed on December 24 and 25. The DMV Office, at 2681 Mill Road, will be closed from December 24 to 26.

Transit: DASH bus service will operate a regular weekday schedule until 7 p.m. on December 24. Alexandria Transit Company’s DASH bus service will not operate on December 25.

Visitors’ Center (Ramsay House): The Visitors’ Center will be open until 1:30 p.m. on December 24 and will be closed on December 25.