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Christmas closings

Christmas Eve, Christmas Day closings in Pinellas


Federal, state, county and city offices will be closed. Pinellas County office will also be closed on Christmas Eve.

Pinellas County Animal Services will be closed on Christmas.


Federal and state courts closed. County courts will be closed on Christmas Eve and Christmas.


PSTA will operate on a Sunday/ holiday schedule.

Garbage collection

In St. Petersburg, Largo and Gulfport, Tuesday collection will be rescheduled for Wednesday.

Seminole residential trash will not be picked up on Tuesday. The next scheduled pick up is Friday

Pinellas Park will have no changes in residential trash pickup.

Post offices

Closed on Christmas.


Pinellas County public schools will be closed until Jan. 7.

St. Petersburg College will be closed. Classes resume Jan. 7

University of South Florida St. Petersburg offices will be closed. Classes resume Jan. 7.

Eckerd College will be closed. Classes resume Jan. 3.


All library branches will be closed on Christmas.


Tyrone Square Mall's hours on Christmas Eve will be 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. and closed on Christmas Day.

Countryside Mall will be open on Christmas Eve from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. and closed on Christmas Day.

Local attractions

The Pier will be open on Christmas from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Great Explorations will be closed.

Sunken Gardens will be closed.

The Dalí Museum will be open on Christmas Eve from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. and closed on Christmas.

The Museum of Fine Arts will be closed.

Christmas Eve, Christmas Day closings in Pinellas 12/22/12 [Last modified: Saturday, December 22, 2012 3:31am]
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