City Announces Veterans Day Closures

American flag draped around sign that says "Thank You for Your Service"PASADENA, Calif.—Pasadena City Hall and many City services and administrative business offices will be closed Friday, Nov. 11, in observance of Veterans Day, a day to honor the brave men and women who have served in the U.S. armed forces. The public is invited to attend a special Veterans Day ceremony at Pasadena City Hall, 100 N. Garfield Ave., beginning at 10:30 a.m.

Specific Veterans Day 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 Pasadena’s Water and Power (PWP) Department at (626) 744-4673. For water-related emergencies, call (626) 744-4138. PWP’s Customer Service Call Center will be closed for the holiday, but customers can access their accounts and make payments by phone at (626) 744-4005 or online at

The City's City Service Center (CSC) will be closed on Friday, Nov. 11, and will return to temporary business hours, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., on Monday, Nov. 14. CSC is available via the web and by calling (626) 744-7311. Residents with City trash and recycling service will be on their regular pickup schedule for Nov. 11, including any previously scheduled pickups for bulky items.

Both Pasadena Transit and Pasadena Dial-A-Ride services will operate on their normal schedules. All parking meters will be free, and parking time limits will not be enforced; however, violations for overnight parking, red curb parking, "No Parking" zones and blocking fire hydrants will be enforced. All regular enforcement resumes Saturday, Nov. 12.

All Pasadena Public Library sites will be closed on Friday, Nov. 11. Regular operating hours resume Saturday, Nov. 12.

All parks will be open for picnics, fun and play; however, no site reservations are accepted for the holiday.

Stay connected to the City of Pasadena! Visit us online at; follow us on Twitter, Instagram and Facebook; or call the City Service Center Monday through Friday during business hours at (626) 744-7311.