City Announces Fourth of July Closures

American flagsPASADENA, Calif.—Pasadena residents and businesses are reminded that City Hall and many City services and administrative business offices will be closed on Thursday, July 4, in observance of Independence Day. Specific closures and exceptions are noted below.

Pasadena Police and Fire Departments will be staffed for all patrol, jail, fire, paramedic and other emergency services, but not business or administrative offices. If you see something, say something; report suspicious activity to Pasadena Police at (626) 744-4241. For life-threatening emergencies, dial 9-1-1.

Pasadena residents and businesses with any power emergencies should call the Pasadena Water and Power Department (PWP) at (626) 744-4673. For water-related emergencies, call (626) 744-4138. PWP’s regular Customer Call Center will be closed for the holiday, but customers can access their accounts and pay bills online at or by calling (626) 744-4005.

The City’s Municipal Services Payment Center at City Hall will be closed, as will the Parking Office at 221 E. Walnut St. Pasadena Public Health Department’s Immunization Clinic will be closed. Visit for more information.

The City's City Service Center (CSC) will be open from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Thursday, July 4, and will return to normal hours, 7:30 a.m. to 5 p.m., on Friday, July 5. CSC is available via the web and by calling (626) 744-7311.

The City WILL have trash collection on Thursday, July 4. There will be no delay in trash, recycling and yard waste collection.

Pasadena Transit bus service and Dial-A-Ride transportation will NOT operate on July 4, but will resume regular service July 5. All parking meters not posted as a "No Parking" zone will be free on July 4 and time limits will not be enforced. Violations for overnight parking, red curb parking, "No Parking" zones, and blocking fire hydrants will be enforced. Motorists are especially cautioned about parking restrictions in the Arroyo Seco area near Rose Bowl Stadium. All regular enforcement resumes July 5.

All Pasadena Public Libraries will be closed on Thursday, July 4, with normal hours resuming July 5. All Community Centers operated by the Human Services and Recreation Department will be closed, but all parks will be open for picnics, fun and play. No site reservations are accepted for the holiday.

The City of Pasadena wishes everyone a safe holiday. Remember, all fireworks are illegal in Pasadena. Violators are subject to arrest, having their vehicles impounded, and serving up to one year in jail with fines up to $50,000. Call Pasadena Police at (626) 744-4241 to report illegal fireworks and other suspicious activities. Residents may also use the Pasadena City Service Center mobile app, available on Google Play and the App Store, to report illegal fireworks.

The City of Pasadena invites you to celebrate the Fourth of July responsibly and join us for the 93rd annual AmericaFest at Rose Bowl Stadium, one of the best family-friendly celebrations and professional fireworks shows in Southern California. For ticket and event information, please visit

Stay connected to the City of Pasadena! Visit us online at; follow us on Twitter at @PasadenaGov, and Instagram and Facebook at @CityOfPasadena; or call the City Service Center, 7:30 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday at (626) 744-7311.