City Announces Memorial Day Closures

United States flagPASADENA, Calif.—Pasadena residents and businesses are reminded that City Hall and many City services and administrative business offices will be closed on Monday, May 27, in observance of Memorial Day, a national day of remembrance for the brave men and women of the U.S. military who died in the line of duty. 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.

City Council will not meet on Monday, May 27. The next regularly scheduled Council meeting is at 6:30 p.m. on June 3.

Pasadena residents and businesses with any power emergencies should call the Pasadena Water and Power (PWP) Department 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 Monday, May 27, and will return to normal hours, 7:30 a.m. to 5 p.m., on Tuesday, May 28. CSC is available via the web and by calling (626) 744-7311.

The City WILL have trash collection on Monday, May 27. 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 Memorial Day, but will resume regular service May 28. All parking meters not posted as a "No Parking" zone will be free on May 27 and time limits will not be enforced. Violations for overnight parking, red curb parking, "No Parking" zones and blocking fire hydrants will be enforced. All regular enforcement resumes May 28.

All Pasadena Public Libraries will be closed on Sunday, May 26, and Monday, May 27, with normal hours resuming May 28. 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. Please celebrate responsibly as we remember the brave men and women who made the ultimate sacrifice for our country.

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.