Memorial Day: What's Open, What's Closed in South Tampa

Here's what you need to know about trash pickup, school, mail delivery and other government services around Hillsborough County for the Memorial Day holiday.

Monday, May 28 is Memorial Day, a federal holiday.

Here's a look at what's open and what's closed in South Tampa and around Hillsborough County in observance of the holiday:

Government offices

The majority of Hillsborough County and City of Tampa offices and facilities will be closed on Monday.

Closed facilities include the administrative offices of county government, neighborhood service centers, all libraries, all county-operated Head Start/Early Head Start Centers, recreation centers, senior centers and nutrition sites.

Public schools

There will be no school for Hillsborough County public school students Monday.

Trash pickup

For residents who live in the City of Tampa, there will be (including garbage, recyclables and yard waste) Monday.

Customers whose scheduled collection day falls on Monday may set out twice the amount of garbage, recyclables and yard waste on the next scheduled day for pick up of these items.


There will be no U.S. Postal Service delivery Monday.

Animal services

The Animal Services shelter is closed every Monday. A limited number of officers will be on call for animal emergencies only (main number: 813-744-5660). 

Fire rescue

Fire Rescue Administration and the Fire Marshall offices will be closed Monday. All emergency services will continue without interruption.


Hillsborough County’s InfoLine, 813-272-5900, will be closed.


All libraries in the Hillsborough County Library Cooperative will be closed.

Parks and recreation

All regional parks are open. All county recreation centers will be closed. The is closed every Monday.

Sunshine Line

The transportation service will not be available on Monday.


The Public Utilities Department’s customer call center and water/wastewater customer service centers will be closed.

Emergency calls regarding county water and wastewater service may be made to 813-744-5600. Also, the Public Utilities Department’s Water Quality Hotline is answered 24 hours a day. That number is 813-264-3835.

Constitutional officers

Offices of the Property Appraiser and Tax Collector will be closed, as well as offices of the Clerk of the Circuit Court and court facilities.


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