City of Pasadena Announces Memorial Day Closures and Reminders

PASADENA, 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 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 27. The next council meeting will be held on Monday, June 3.

The City of Pasadena will have trash collection on Monday, May 27. 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 27, and will reopen at 8 a.m. on Tuesday, May 28.

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 27. 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 will resume Tuesday, May 28.

The Permit Center will also be closed on May 27 but will reopen at 8 a.m. on Tuesday, May 28. Online permitting services are available 24/7 at

Pasadena Transit bus service and Dial-A-Ride transportation will not operate on Monday, May 27. Regular service will resume Tuesday, May 28.

All Pasadena Public Libraries will be closed on Sunday, May 26, and Monday, May 27, and will reopen at 10 a.m. on Tuesday, May 28.

All recreation and community centers operated by the City’s Parks, Recreation and Community Services Department will be closed on Monday, May 27, but all parks will be open for picnics, fun and play. No site reservations are being accepted for the holiday.

The City of Pasadena and the Pasadena Veterans Day Committee will honor the sacrifice of our fallen heroes at the Pasadena Memorial Day Commemoration on Monday, May 27 from 10:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at Memorial Park, 85 E. Holly St. The ceremony is open to the public and will include the acknowledgement of veterans from Pasadena who lost their lives in combat, a missing man formation flyover by the Condor Squadron, and funeral honors performed by the 2nd Battalion, 23rd Marines. The event is sponsored by the City of Pasadena Parks, Recreation and Community Services Department, The Rose Bowl Stadium, and the Pasadena Management Association.

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