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Memorial Day closings around Tampa Bay

Memorial Day schedule

Government & courts

Federal, state and county offices and courts closed.

Buses and Streetcars

HART and HARTplus will operate on Saturday schedule. The TECO Line Streetcar System will operate 11 a.m. to 10 p.m.

Garbage Collection

Tampa, 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. County customers can set out twice as much garbage on the next scheduled day.

Attractions, Museums

Tampa Museum of Art: 11 a.m. to 7 p.m.

Florida Aquarium: 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Busch Gardens: 9 a.m. to 8 p.m.

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

Glazer Children's Museum: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Libraries & Schools

All public libraries will be closed. Hillsborough County public schools, Hillsborough Community College, University of Tampa and University of South Florida closed


Tampa Electric and Peoples Gas offices will be closed.

Shopping Malls

International Plaza, WestShore Plaza, Westfield Citrus Park, Westfield Brandon and University Mall will be open normal hours. (Department store and restaurant hours may vary.)


All banks will be closed.


Recreation centers and playgrounds closed; will reopen the next day. Regional parks have normal operating hours.

Post Offices

Post offices closed; no mail delivery.

Memorial Day closings around Tampa Bay 05/27/11 [Last modified: Friday, May 27, 2011 10:45pm]
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