Fort Worth announces Thanksgiving schedule

Most Fort Worth city offices, including City Hall, will be closed Thursday Nov. 26 and Friday Nov. 27 for the Thanksgiving holiday, according to city officials.

Emergency services will not be affected.

Meanwhile, garbage service will not operate on Thanksgiving Day. Customers whose normal garbage pickup day is Thursday will see their pickup shift to Friday, with Friday service sliding to Saturday. Normal pickup schedules resume the following Monday. All residents are allowed two extra bags of garbage on their first pickup day following Thanksgiving Day.

The city’s three drop-off stations will be closed on Nov. 26-27. Stations will close at 5 p.m. the day before the holiday and reopen on Saturday Nov. 28.

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The city’s Environmental Collection Center will be closed Nov. 26-27 and reopen Nov. 28 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

All libraries except Butler Outreach Library and Cavile Outreach Opportunity Library will be open from 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Wednesday Nov. 25. Butler and Cavile will be open from 9 a.m.-5 p.m. All libraries and book drops will be closed Nov. 26-27. Regular hours will resume Nov. 28. No items will be due Nov. 26-27, and patrons will be unable to return items after 6 p.m. on Nov. 25. Book drops will reopen when the libraries reopen on Nov. 28.

On Nov. 26 and 27, community centers and recreation centers, the Haws Athletic Center, late-night programs, the Log Cabin Village and McLeland Tennis Center will be closed. The Fort Worth Nature Center & Refuge is closed Nov. 26 but reopens Nov. 27.

The Fort Worth Convention Center will be closed Nov. 24-29, but its business office will be open during regular business hours Nov. 24-25. Assistance during normal business hours will be available by calling 817-392-2588.

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To access the city water department’s automated system for payments and account inquiries or to report an emergency, residents may call the 24-hour call center at 817-392-4477 or visit