City of Long Beach Announces Closures for Christmas Holiday

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As our frantic last-minute Christmas shopping commences and we teeter on the edge of Christmas Day, the City of Long Beach would like its residents to know that some bus routes may be altered, to not to worry about street sweeping for a day and to understand that no, you can't pay your overdue gas bill on Friday (at least not in person). Happy Holidays! 

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Long Beach Transit
Click here for LBT’s altered schedule for the holidays.

Long Beach City Hall
City Hall will be closed on Christmas Day.

Trash Pick-Up
Refuse and Recycling collections will cease on both Friday and Saturday.

Street Sweeping
Street Sweeping will not take place on Christmas Day, but will continue its regular schedule before and after Friday with no delays or makeups.

Parking Meters
Long Beach’s new smart parking meters will display the days and hours they’re in operation, while meters with holiday exemptions will not be enforced on Christmas Day. Parking meters and all infractions, including colored curb time limits, will be enforced on Thursday, December 24.

All Long Beach Public Libraries will close their doors at 5:00PM on Thursday, December 24 and will remain closed on Friday. All libraries will reopen at 10:00AM on Saturday, December 26.

Closed on Christmas Day

  • Animal Care Services and spcaLA (Lost pets can be redeemed by appointment only by calling 562-570-PETS)
  • Career Transition Center
  • Center for Working Families
  • City Hall
  • Citizen Police Complaint Commission
  • Code Enforcement services
  • Fire Headquarters, Support Services (ECOC), Fire Prevention, & Operations, including Marine Safety Administration
  • Gas Services (Emergencies: 570-2140)
  • Health Department and Health facilities
  • Libraries
  • Marina offices
  • Park offices, City pools, Senior Center (4th and Orange)
  • El Dorado Nature Center
  • El Dorado Regional Park
  • Neighborhood Resource Center
  • Police Administration
  • Street Sweeping
  • Refuse and Recycling Collection (delayed by one day for Friday customers)
  • Water Department (Emergencies: 570-2390)

Open on Christmas Day

  • Fire stations and Lifeguard stations
  • Main Police Station Front Desk


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