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Posted on: December 21, 2021

[ARCHIVED] Holiday Schedule

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Holiday Closures

As a reminder, in observance of upcoming Christmas holiday, Broward County and City Administrative offices will be closed on Friday, December 24th and Saturday, December 25th. Online services, including payment and library services remain available. Check the City's online services here

Parks and Recreational Facilities

All Broward County operated regional and neighborhood parks, nature centers, and natural areas will be closed on Christmas Day. All City-operated passive parks, Dowdy Field and Rotary Park will be open from sunrise to sunset on the 24th & 25th. Boggs Field, the Driftwood Athletic Complex, and the Washington Park Athletic Field will be closed on the 24th & 25th. The Driftwood Community Pool is closed until Monday, January 3, 2022. The Hollywood West Athletic Complex and Cathy & Bob Anderson Park are currently closed for renovation.  
Garbage Collection
Garbage, recycling, yard waste and bulk waste materials are collected on all holidays except Christmas Day. There is no collection service on December 25th. Collection services resume according to the schedule on December 26th. Collection service is provided on New Year's Eve and New Year's Day.

Sun Shuttle Holiday Schedule

  • Christmas Eve: 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
  • Christmas Day: CLOSED
  • New Years Eve: 10 a.m. - 9 p.m.
  • New Years Day: 12 p.m. - 9 p.m.

A ride on the Sun Shuttle is $1 per person, per ride. For the most immediate service to request a ride, download the "Ride Circuit" App from the App Store or Google Play. For those with a more flexible schedule, you may also wave down the nearest Sun Shuttle fleet driver or head to a designated shuttle stop. For more information on the Hollywood Sun Shuttle, please visit:

Broward County Holiday Schedule

Broward’s 311 Call Center and Emergency Rental Assistance Program hotline will be closed on Fridays. Residents can still submit requests for service 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, through the website or mobile app, The Homeless Helpline will remain open from 8AM to 6PM on Friday, and 8AM to Noon on Christmas Day.
All Broward County Library locations will be closed on Friday, December 24 and Saturday, December 25 for the Christmas holiday. Customers can visit the website to search the online catalog, place holds on or renew materials and access free online classes, eBooks, eMagazines, streaming/downloadable movies, TV shows and music.

Broward County Transit (BCT) will operate a weekday service schedule on Christmas Eve, Friday, December 24th. On Christmas Day, Saturday, December 25, BCT will operate a Sunday Holiday service schedule. BCT administrative offices will be closed on Christmas Eve. Customer service representatives will be available, from 8:30AM to 4:45PM at 954-357-8400 (TTY 954-357-8302) to provide trip-planning assistance for fixed-route and paratransit services. Staff will also be available from 8:45AM to 4:45PM. on Christmas Eve at the Broward County Transit's Main Terminal in downtown Fort Lauderdale, the Lauderhill Transit Center in Lauderhill, and the Northeast Transit Center in Pompano Beach. For more information, please visit our website.

Broward County's Animal Care will be closed on Friday, December 24th and Saturday, December 25th. For emergencies only involving animal attacks or bites, injured animals, and situations requesting police assistance, call 911. For non-emergencies, residents can call Animal Care beginning Monday, December 27th at 8:30AM at 954-359-1313. For lost and found cats or dogs, call 954-359-1313, ext. 9273. Visit the Animal Care website to purchase a pet license, make an appointment at the Pet Care Clinic, or apply for a spay/neuter voucher.

The Aviation Department administrative offices at Broward County's Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport will be closed. Calls will be answered 24 hours a day for general airport-related questions at 954-359-6100. All terminals and airport facilities will operate normally. For additional Airport information, visit or via the social media accounts Twitter or Facebook.
Broward County's Port Everglades administrative offices will be closed; however, the building will remain open during normal business hours for tenants. Port Operations' marine services will be provided at standard levels without interruption on a 24/7 basis.
The Office of the Medical Examiner and Trauma Services' administrative offices will be closed, but all family and professional services are available 24/7. Call 954-357-5200 for information and assistance or visit our website.
The Broward Addiction Recovery Center has limited Admission hours due to COVID 19 and is not allowing walk-ins at this time. Services will be limited from 6AM - 5PM on Friday, December 24th and Saturday, December 25th. Appointments are required for all services including detoxification. Call 954-357-4851 to schedule an appointment or 954-357-4880 for general information. Residential services will continue with no visitation. Administration and Outpatient offices will be closed.
The Nancy J. Cotterman Center  will operate and accept referrals for the Crisis Unit and the Child Protection Team on a 24-hour emergency basis. Call 954-357-5778 for emergency intakes. For all other non-intake emergencies, call the 24-hour Helpline at 954-761-7273 (954-761-RAPE) or TTY 954-765-4195. The administrative offices will be closed both days. 

The Broward County Landfill, located at 7101 S.W. 205 Ave., will be closed on Friday, December 24th and Saturday, December 25th. It will be open on Friday, December 31st from 8AM to 4PM.

Broward County Residential Drop-off Centers for Bulk/Yard Waste and Household Hazardous Waste/Electronics will be CLOSED on Saturday, December 25. For your convenience, the Residential Drop-off Centers will be OPEN on Friday, December 31, 2021, from 9AM to 3PM. After the holidays, the Residential Drop-off Centers will resume their normal hours of operation which are 9:00AM to 3:00PM on Saturdays.

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