Greensboro announces Martin Luther King Jr Day closings

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GREENSBORO, N.C. — The City of Greensboro on Monday announced their closings in observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day on Jan. 18.

City offices will be closed. The following services and facilities will operate on a holiday schedule:

  • No garbage, recycling, bulk trash, yard waste, or appliance collections take place on Monday, Jan. 18. That day’s collections instead take place on Tuesday, Jan. 19, and Tuesday’s collections take place on Wednesday, Jan. 20.
  • The White Street Landfill, Solid Waste Transfer Station, and the Household Hazardous Waste Collection Center are all closed on Monday, Jan. 18.
  • The Greensboro Public Library system and the Greensboro Historical Museum are closed Monday, Jan. 18.
  • Greensboro Transit Authority (GTA) and HEAT will operate on a Saturday schedule with GTA providing hourly service from 6 a.m. to 10 p.m. Some stops on routes 4 and 13 will be affected by the MLK Jr Day parade.
  • City community recreation centers, Lake Higgins, Smith Senior Center, Greensboro Youth Council, MainStream Resources, City Arts, Greensboro Cultural Center, Caldcleugh Multicultural Arts Center, Simkins Indoor Sports Pavilion at Barber Park, and Parks & Recreation administrative offices will be closed on Monday, Jan. 18. All city parks, gardens, trails, cemeteries, Gillespie Golf Course, Lake Brandt, Lake Townsend, and Greensboro Sportsplex will be open to the public. Regular operational hours for all programs and facilities will resume on Tuesday, Jan. 19.
  • Emergency service is available for water and sewer needs after normal business hours and on weekends. Water customers can call (336) 373-2489 to report water or sewer problems. After placing the call, please follow the prompts to connect to the Water Resources dispatcher.