These city offices and services will be closed this Memorial Day in San Antonio

City Hall and most municipal offices will be closed; pools will be open

Downtown San Antonio skyline photo shows the San Antonio Central Library on Soledad Street from the Thompson San Antonio River Walk hotel in July 2021. (Julie Moreno, KSAT)

SAN ANTONIO – In observance of Memorial Day, several city offices in San Antonio will stay closed for the day.

Public safety and emergency services will operate Monday, but here are the city services that will be open or closed.


  • Police will be on duty.
  • SAPD’s detention center and the magistrate court will remain open.
  • Fire and EMS personnel will be on duty.
  • 3-1-1 Call Center will be operational from 8 a.m.-5 p.m., press 1 for urgent animal concerns and traffic signal malfunctions until 11 p.m.
  • Animal Care Officers will be on duty.
  • Code Enforcement Officers will be available for inspections and emergency coverage.
  • Downtown parking visitors will enjoy an on-street parking meter holiday (this does not apply to off-street City-operated garages and lots).
  • La Villita and Market Square shops.
  • City parks and trails.
  • Pre-Season Pools will be open from 1-7 p.m. on Monday, May 20 and include: Cassiano, Dellview, Fairchild, Kingsborough, Lady Bird Johnson, Southside Lions , Spring Time, and Westwood


  • SAPD’s Administration and Records Section.
  • SAFD Administrative Offices.
  • San Antonio Municipal Court.
  • All Metro Health clinics and offices will be closed, including Mayor’s Fitness Council and CREC.
  • Animal Care Services Lobby and Adoption Center.
  • The COVID-19 Hotline.
  • Housing Assistance Hotline (210-207-5910).
  • Homeless Connections Hotline (210-207-1799).
  • All Senior/Adult Comprehensive Centers and Senior Nutrition Sites.
  • Willie Velasquez, Claude Black and Frank Garrett community centers.
  • Child Care Services administrative offices.
  • Head Start administrative offices and school district sites.
  • Pre-K 4 SA Centers, CEO and corporate office.
  • Dead animal collection crews will be off duty.
  • Recycling, organics recycling and garbage for Monday, May 30 will be collected on Tuesday, May 31 and those regularly scheduled on Tuesday, May 31 will be collected Wednesday, June 1.
  • Bitters and Nelson Gardens Brush Recycling (Nelson location is operated by Atlas Organics).
  • Bulky waste collection centers and household hazardous waste sites (Frio City Rd., Rigsby and Culebra).
  • The Darner Headquarters and Park Reservations Office.
  • City of San Antonio Community Centers, the Natatorium, Fairchild and McFarlin Tennis Centers and the Barrera Community Fitness Center.
  • Limited Fitness and Park classes will be held. Please check the schedule.
  • Office of the City Clerk, Passports, Vital Records and Municipal Archives and Records.
  • Alamodome Offices and Box Office.
  • Central Library and all branch libraries.
  • Development Services Department.
  • Office of Historic Preservation.
  • Planning Department.
  • Neighborhood and Housing Services.
  • The Carver Community Cultural Center.
  • Spanish Governor’s Palace (regularly closed Mondays).
  • La Villita and Market Square Administrative Offices.
  • Centro de Artes Gallery at Market Square.
  • Culture Commons Gallery at Plaza de Armas.

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