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Memorial Day: A guide to what’s closed, and open, in Tampa Bay

Here’s how some local businesses, attractions and landmarks are operating on the Monday holiday.

Here’s a list of closures caused by the Memorial Day holiday on Monday.

Government closings: Federal, state, county and city offices are closed Monday. All courts are closed.

Postal service: USPS delivery is suspended and all post offices are closed Monday.

Bus service: PSTA will operate on a holiday schedule on Monday, which is the same as a Sunday schedule.

Trash collection:

  • St. Petersburg, Treasure Island, Largo, Dunedin: Monday collections will be made on Tuesday. Tuesday collections will be made on Wednesday.
  • St. Pete Beach, Kenneth City, Clearwater, Oldsmar, Safety Harbor, Tarpon Springs: Collection is unchanged.
  • Belleair Beach: Monday’s collection will be skipped. Collection will resume Thursday.
  • Hillsborough County and City of Tampa: Monday collections are canceled. Collections will resume on the next scheduled pick-up date.

Some businesses, attractions and landmarks have reopened recently, and will be available Monday.

  • The Seminole Hard Rock Hotel and Casino (5223 Orient Road, Tampa) has reopened at 50 percent capacity. Masks are required and patrons must have their temperatures taken before entering.
  • Sparkman Wharf, the outdoor food court in Tampa (615 Channelside Drive), is open with live music starting at 2 p.m. Monday.
  • Restaurants and some shops in Disney Springs in Orlando opened May 20. Masks, temperature checks and social distancing are required.
  • The Florida Aquarium in Tampa (701 Channelside Drive) has reopened with limited capacity. Online timed tickets and masks are required.
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  • Dinosaur World in Plant City (5145 Harvey Tew Road) is open. Hands-on attractions are closed, but the museum and paths are available.
  • Drive-in theaters: Open-air drive-ins are a fairly safe way to entertain your family. Pack blankets, pillows and chairs in your car and catch films at Fun-Lan Drive-in in Tampa, Joy-Lan Drive-in in Dade City and Ruskin Family Drive-in in Ruskin.
  • National cemeteries: All national cemeteries maintained by the Department of Veterans Affairs’ National Cemetery Administration will be open for family visitations with safe distancing rules in place, in accordance with CDC guidelines. However, public military ceremonies and mass graveside flag distribution and pickup will not take place.