Thanksgiving closings: Banks, post offices, transportation, liquor stores and more

Here is a list of what’s closed and what’s open Thanksgiving Day:

Closed everywhere

Federal offices and most banks are closed

Post offices are closed and there is no USPS delivery except for express mail.

Courts are closed except for adult arraignments and new juvenile referrals in the District

Traffic and parking

In the District, rush hour restrictions are lifted. There is no city parking enforcement.

In Maryland, there are no municipal parking fees except at New Carrollton, National Harbor and the Prince George’s Department of Corrections.

In Virginia, HOV restrictions are lifted on I-66 and I-395. Parking is not enforced in Arlington and the City of Alexandria.

Trash and recycling

In the District, there are no collections. Pick-ups slide to the next day through Saturday.

In Maryland, there are no collections. In Anne Arundel, Howard and Montgomery, pick-ups slide to the next day through Saturday. In Prince George’s, pick-ups are on the next regularly scheduled day. Landfills are closed. The Montgomery transfer station is closed.

In Virginia there are regular collection in the City of Alexandria, Arlington and Fairfax counties and no collections in Fairfax City. Landfills are closed.

Schools

Closed in D.C., Maryland and Virginia.

Libraries

Closed in D.C., Maryland and Virginia.

Local government offices

Closed in D.C., Maryland and Virginia.

Liquor stores

In the District, liquor stores are open at the owner’s discretion.

In Maryland, liquor stores are open at the owner’s discretion except in Montgomery County, where the county-run ABC stores are closed.

In Virginia, liquor stores are closed.

Transportation services

Metrorail will run on a Sunday schedule from 7 a.m. to midnight. Metrobus will run on a Sunday schedule. MetroAccess will have regular service but subscription calls are cancelled. For information, go to www.wmata.com.

Fairfax Connector and Ride On will run on a Sunday schedule.

ART will run routes 41 and 51 only on a Sunday schedule.

DASH, CUE, The Bus, PRTC Omniride. Loudoun Bus, VRE, MARC and MTA Commuter bus and VRE will not be running. MARC and MTA Commuter bus will not be running Friday.

 
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