City and County administrative offices will be closed Thursday, July 4, in observance of Independence Day. All will resume regular business hours on Friday, July 5. The following are also closed on Thursday:

City, County

● El Paso County Courthouse and its related county offices
● City Hall and all city administrative offices
● One Stop Shop
● Municipal Court and Bond Offices
● Public Libraries
● Museum of Art
● Museum of Archaeology
● Museum of History and Digital Wall
● Rawlings Dental Clinic, WIC Clinics
● Citizen Collection Centers

Parks and Recreation

● All Senior Centers and Daycare Operations
● All Recreation and Sports Centers


● El Paso Zoo
● City spray parks, pools, and Aquatic Centers
● Animal Services Shelter 11 a.m. – 2 p.m.
● The Greater El Paso Landfill

City spray parks will operate as normal. The following pools and Aquatic Centers will be open as follows:

● Armijo - 1 p.m. to 5 p.m.
● Hawkins - 1 p.m. to 5 p.m.
● Marty Robins - 1 p.m. to 5 p.m.
● Memorial - 1 p.m. to 5 p.m.
● Pat O’Rourke - 1 p.m. to 5 p.m.
● Veterans - 1 p.m. to 5 p.m.o
● Westside Natatorium – 5 a.m. to 5 p.m.
● William Cowan - 1 p.m. to 5 p.m.
● Grandview - 1 p.m. to 5 p.m.
● Nations Tobin - 1 p.m. to 5 p.m.
● Pavo Real - 1 p.m. to 5 p.m.

Environmental Services

Trash collection will remain on regular schedule. If Thursday is your trash day, put your bins out.

Sun Metro

Some of Sun Metro’s fixed routes will run on a Sunday schedule, others will not run at all. Check routes HERE.

The El Paso Streetcar will operate from 11:00 a.m. – 12:00 a.m.


● The University of Texas at El Paso
● El Paso Community College
● Southwest University

State and Federal

All state and federal offices/buildings will be closed.

Banks and Postal Service

Banks and other financial institutions along with the United States Post Office will be closed. There will not be any mail delivery on Thursday, and any banking will have to be conducted online or at an ATM.

Retail and Restaurants

If you’re planning on shopping or dining out, most stores, restaurants, shopping centers, and malls will remain open. However, some may be operating on holiday schedule with limited or reduced hours of operation while others -- such as locally owned small businesses -- may be closed. Call to confirm before heading out.

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