Long Beach city leaders voted this year to mark the first Tuesday of November as a holiday—this year Tuesday, Nov. 2—in order to give government workers a chance to vote.

The holiday is observed even if there is no election, as is the case this year.

Here is what is open and closed on Nov. 2:

  • COVID-19 mobile vaccination clinics:
    • Long Beach City College Pacific Coast Campus, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. and 4 to 7 p.m.
    • Houghton Park, 1 to 5 p.m.
  •  COVID-19 testing sites:
    • LBCC – PCC, 9:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. and 4 to 7 p.m.
    • LBCC Veterans Stadium, 9:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. and 2:30 to 5 p.m
    • Houghton Park, 9:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. and 2:30 to 5 p.m.
  • All city parks and trails
  • El Dorado Regional Park (including El Dorado Nature Center)
  • Fire stations and lifeguard stations
  • Long Beach Airport
  • Marina offices (Alamitos Bay Marina, Shoreline Marina)
  • Main police station front desk
  • Park offices and community park facilities
  • Refuse and Recycling Collection
  • Swimming pools
  • Gas Services dispatch (562-570-2140) for emergency calls
  • Water/Sewer dispatch (562-570-2390) for emergency calls
  • Community Hotline (562-570-INFO), Resource Hotline (562-570-INFO, option 5), BizCare Hotline (562-570-4BIZ)
  • Billie Jean King Main Library, all branch libraries, including library offices (digital resources available 24/7)
  • BizCare Pop-Up at Michelle Obama Neighborhood Library
  • City Hall
  • Citizen Police Complaint Commission
  • Building and Safety Services, including inspections, plan reviews and Permit Center
  • Code Enforcement services
  • Energy Resources offices
  • Fire Headquarters, Support Services, Fire Prevention & Operations, including Marine Safety Administration
  • Health Department and Health facilities
  • Housing Authority
  • Long Beach Airport administration offices
  • Long Beach Animal Care Services and spcaLA
  • Neighborhood Resource Center
  • Special Events and Filming offices (staff will still be in the field and checking voicemails)
  • Street sweeping
  • Towing and Lien Sales
  • Water Department offices
  • WorkPlace, Youth Opportunity Center and Pacific Gateway Administrative offices
  • Gas, Water and Refuse Call Centers
Street sweeping

There will be no street sweeping or enforcement of street sweeping violations on Tuesday, Nov. 2. Street sweeping will resume its regular schedule on Wednesday, Nov. 3.

Parking enforcement

Read your parking meter: Parking meters will be enforced on Tuesday, Nov. 2. The days and hours of enforcement are displayed inside the meters.


Trash and Recycling will be collected as scheduled on Tuesday, Nov. 2.

Towing and lien sales

The Towing Operations & Vehicle Storage Facility, located at 3111 E. Willow St. between Temple Avenue and Redondo Avenue, will be closed on Tuesday, Nov. 2.