City of Long Beach 
Public Information Office
411 W. Ocean Blvd, 
Long Beach, CA 90802

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEPress Release # CM:111318
City of Long Beach 2018 Thanksgiving Holiday Closures
Kevin Lee
Public Affairs Officer
City Manager's Office

City Offices and Services

City of Long Beach offices and services will adhere to the following schedule on Thursday, November 22 and Friday, November 23. City Hall re-opens on Monday, November 26, 2018.

Closed on Thursday, November 22 and Friday, November 23:

  • Animal Care Services and spcaLA (Animal Control Officers are available to respond to calls for service)
  • Career Transition Center
  • Center for Working Families
  • City Hall
  • Citizen Police Complaint Commission
  • Code Enforcement services
  • Fire Headquarters, Support Services, Fire Prevention, & Operations, including Marine Safety Administration
  • Health Department and Health facilities
  • Housing Authority
  • Libraries
  • Neighborhood Resource Center
  • Pacific Gateway Workforce Investment Center
  • Park offices and community park facilities
  • Police administration
  • Street Sweeping
  • Swimming pools
  • Towing and Lien Sales
  • Water Department (Water or Sewer Emergencies: 562.570.2390)

Open on Thursday, November 22 and Friday, November 23:

  • Fire Stations and Lifeguard Stations
  • El Dorado Regional Park
  • Main Police Station Front Desk
  • Marina offices (Alamitos Bay Marina, Shoreline Marina, Rainbow Harbor)
  • Refuse and Recycling Collection
  • Gas Services Dispatch is open 24/7 for emergency calls 562.570.2140

Closed on Thursday, November 22 and OPEN on Friday, November 23:

  • El Dorado Nature Center
  • Belmont Plaza Pool
  • King Park Pool
  • Silverado Park Pool

Street Sweeping

There will be no scheduled street sweeping or enforcement of street sweeping violations on Thursday, November 22 and Friday, November 23. Street sweeping will resume its regular schedule on Monday, November 26.

Parking Enforcement

All parking meters will be enforced on Friday, November 23. Read your parking meter: Parking meters will be enforced on Thursday, November 22 unless the meter states "Exempt on Holidays." The days and hours of enforcement are displayed inside the meters. Red, white, and blue curbs are always enforced, even on holidays.


Trash and Recycling will be collected as scheduled on Thursday, November 22 and Friday, November 23.

Towing and Lien Sales

The Towing Operations & Vehicle Storage Facility that is located at 3111 E. Willow Street between Temple Avenue and Redondo Avenue will be closed on Thursday, November 22, and open for business as usual on Friday, November 23. Normal business hours are:

  • Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
  • Saturday, 8.00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
  • Closed Sunday and Holidays

Vehicles and property are available for release outside of the hours listed above for an additional fee. More information can be found online.


All Long Beach Public Libraries will be closed on Thursday, November 22 and Friday, November 23.  All libraries will be open on Saturday, November 24. Bay Shore, Burnett, El Dorado and Michelle Obama Neighborhood Libraries will be open on Sunday, November 25. All Libraries are closed on Mondays, per their normal schedule and will reopen on Tuesday, November 27. (The library catalog, downloads, and databases are available 24/7.)

Media inquiries can be directed to Kevin Lee, Public Affairs Officer, at 562.570.6811 or