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Veterans Day closings for Hillsborough County

Veterans Day closings

The following will be closed Thursday, 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 Saturday schedule.

The Commuter Express, Route 87, Route 88, Route 89 and the In-Town Trolley will not operate. The TECO Line Streetcar System will operate 11 a.m. to 10 p.m.


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

Garbage Collection

Temple Terrace offices closed. No residential garbage collection or curbside recycling.

No residential collection in Tampa. Service for customers normally on a Thursday collection day will resume on the next regularly scheduled day.

The Hillsborough County Solid Waste Management Department and the Plant City Sanitation Division will collect as usual.


Tampa Electric Co. and Peoples Gas offices will be open.

Post Offices, Mail Delivery

All post offices will be closed; no mail delivery.


Hillsborough County public schools closed, but school district offices will be open.

Hillsborough Community College, University of Tampa and University of South Florida will be closed.


All public libraries will be closed.


All banks will be 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 9:30 a.m. to 6 p.m.

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


All recreation centers and playgrounds are closed and will reopen the next day. Regional parks have normal operating hours.

On the Web

Honor service members by finding a Veterans Day event near you. Go to and look under Quick Links.

Veterans Day closings for Hillsborough County 11/09/10 [Last modified: Tuesday, November 9, 2010 10:46pm]
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