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Fourth of July closings

Fourth of July closings around Tampa Bay

The following will be closed today, unless otherwise noted.


All federal, state and county offices closed.


Federal courts, state courts and county courts closed.

Buses and Streetcars

HART and HARTplus will operate on a Sunday schedule. The TECO Line Streetcar System will run from 11 a.m. to 11 p.m.

Shopping Malls

International Plaza, WestShore Plaza, Westfield Citrus Park, Westfield Brandon and University Mall close at 6 p.m. (Department store and restaurant hours may vary.)

Garbage Collection

The cities of Tampa and Temple Terrace and the Hillsborough County Solid Waste Management Department will not have garbage collection or recycling pickup. Residential service for Tampa customers affected by the holiday resumes Thursday. Temple Terrace customer pickup will resume on the next scheduled day, and county customers can set out twice as much garbage on the next scheduled day.


Tampa Electric and Peoples Gas offices are closed.

Post Offices, Mail Delivery

All post offices will be closed; no mail delivery.


All public libraries are closed.


Hillsborough County public schools, Hillsborough Community College, University of Tampa and University of South Florida closed.


Most banks are closed.

Attractions, Museums

The Tampa Museum of Art will be open 11 a.m. to 7 p.m.

The Florida Aquarium will be open 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Busch Gardens will be open 9 a.m. to 10 p.m.

Lowry Park Zoo will be open 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.

The Glazer Children's Museum will be open from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

The Museum of Science and Industry will be open from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.


All recreation centers and playgrounds are closed. Regional parks will be open.

Fourth of July closings around Tampa Bay 07/03/11 [Last modified: Sunday, July 3, 2011 11:19pm]
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