City of Pasadena Announces Memorial Day Closures and Reminders

American flag on left side of image. Text reads: City Offices Will Be Closed Memorial Day, May 29, 2023 City of Pasadena logo at bottom rightPASADENA, Calif.—Pasadena residents and businesses are reminded that City Hall and many City services and administrative business offices will be closed on Monday, May 29, 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 continue to be staffed for all patrol, jail, fire, paramedic and other emergency services. For life-threatening emergencies, dial 9-1-1. If you see something, say something; report suspicious activity to the police department at (626) 744-4241.

City Council will not meet on May 29. The next council meeting will be held on Monday, June 5.

The City of Pasadena will have trash collection on Monday, May 29. There will be no delay to trash, recycling and yard waste collection; however, bulky item pickups will not be available.

The City's City Service Center (CSC) will be closed on Monday, May 29, and will reopen at 8 a.m. on Tuesday, May 30.

Pasadena Water and Power (PWP) will also be closed. Residents and businesses with any power emergencies should call the Power Emergency Line at (626) 744-4673. For water-related emergencies, call the Water Emergency Line at (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 and Parking Office will be closed on May 29. All parking meters not posted as a "No Parking" zone will be free on May 29, 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 will resume Tuesday, May 30.

The Permit Center will also be closed on May 29 but will reopen at 8 a.m. on Tuesday, May 30. Online permitting services are available 24/7 at

Pasadena Transit bus service and Dial-A-Ride transportation will not operate on Monday, May 29. Regular service will resume Tuesday, May 30.

All Pasadena Public Libraries will be closed on Sunday, May 28, and Monday, May 29, and will reopen at 10 a.m. on Tuesday, May 30.

All recreation and community centers operated by the City’s Parks, Recreation and Community Services Department will be closed on Monday, May 29, but all parks will be open for picnics, fun and play. No site reservations are being accepted for the holiday.

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