City Announces Veterans Day Closures

PASADENA, Calif.—Pasadena City Hall and many City services and administrative business offices will be closed Wednesday, 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 watch Pasadena’s virtual Veterans Day ceremony beginning at 11 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 Citizen Service Center (CSC) will be open from 8 a.m. to noon on Wednesday, Nov. 11, and will return to normal hours, 7:30 a.m. to 5 p.m., on Thursday, Nov. 12. 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 Thursday, Nov. 12.

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

All parks will be open for picnics, fun and play; however, no site reservations are accepted for the holiday. Any outdoor gatherings must be limited to three or fewer households, with everyone wearing a face covering and maintaining at least six feet of physical distance from those who do not live in the same household. To further reduce the risk of COVID-19 transmission, the duration of outdoor gatherings should be kept under two hours. As a reminder, indoor gatherings of any size with non-household members are not permitted. View the Health Officer Order.

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 Citizen Service Center Monday through Friday, 7:30 a.m. to 5 p.m., at (626) 744-7311.