City of Asheville Offices to Close on Monday, May 27th, in Observance of Memorial Day

The City of Asheville offices will be closed in observance of Memorial Day, May 27, a federally designated holiday that honors military personnel who have died in the performance of their military duties while serving in the United States Armed Forces.

The City of Asheville, Buncombe County, and the Veterans Council will host a Memorial Day ceremony on Monday starting at 10:00 a.m. at the Western North Carolina State Veterans Cemetery, 926 West Old Highway 70, Black Mountain, N.C.

Modified City Services

Asheville Parks & Recreation:


Entertainment Facilities:

  • The Harrah’s Cherokee Center – Asheville will be closed in observance of Memorial Day.
  • Aston Park Tennis Center – normal hours Memorial day 9:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.
  • WNC Nature Center – normal hours 10:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
  • Municipal Golf Course – normal hours 7:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m.

ART Bus Services:

ART buses will operate on a the Sunday and Holiday Service schedule. For more information about riding the bus, please download the Transit app, visit the City’s Transit Maps & Schedules webpage or stop by the ART Transit Center,  49 Coxe Avenue.

Sanitation Services:

Sanitation will be closed.  There will be no trash, recycling, or brush collection on Memorial Day, May 27. Sanitation collections will operate Tuesday through Friday.

The collection day for ALL customers — except for those in the Central Business District — will be one day later than normal this week. The Central Business District will be serviced on its regular Wednesday morning schedule.

Parking Services:

The Parking Services customer service office will be closed on Monday, May 27. The office will resume normal business hours on Tuesday, May 28.

Water Resources:

Water Resources staff will be available for water-related emergencies 24 hours a day over the holiday weekend.  Customers can call the customer service line at 828-251-1122 to report water related emergencies, leaks, breaks and no water calls.

Public Safety:

All public safety services, including police, fire and emergency response, will operate on a normal schedule – 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

Visit the City of Asheville website for more information.

Written by the City of Asheville.