November 4, 2020

County Schedule Changes for Veterans Day Holiday on Wednesday, Nov. 11

The Montgomery County Government will observe the following holiday schedule for Veterans Day, Wednesday, Nov. 11:
  • County offices – Closed.
  • State offices and courts – Closed.
  • Libraries – Closed.
  • Alcohol Beverage Services (ABS) – Stores open noon-7 p.m.
  • Recreation – Indoor aquatics facilities open. Recreation centers, senior centers and administrative offices closed.
  • Montgomery Parks--Facilities that will be open to the public include:
    • Brookside Gardens (Gardens open sunrise-sunset, Visitor Center open 10 a.m.-2 p.m.)
    • Little Bennett Campgrounds
    • South Germantown Driving Range
    • Cabin John Ice Rink and Wheaton Ice Arena (open for individual athletic training only)
    • Wheaton Indoor Tennis, outdoor tennis and pickleball courts
    • 250 miles of natural surface and hard surface trails
    • Dog Parks
    • Picnic Shelters (may require permit)
    • Playgrounds
    • Skate Parks
    • For complete schedules, visit
  • Ride On/ Ride On extRa – Operates on a weekday schedule. For more information, visit
  • Ride On Flex – Not in operation due to health crisis.
  • Metrorail and Metrobus – Information available at
  • MARC Train and Commuter Bus – Information available at
  • TRiPS Commuter Store at Silver Spring Transit Center – Closed.
  • TRiPS Mobile Commuter Store – Not in operation due to health crisis.
  • Parking at Montgomery County public garages, lots and curbside meters - Free.
  • County-provided refuse/recycling pickup – County-provided trash and recycling collection will not be collected Wednesday, Nov. 11. After the holiday, County-provided collections will slide to be one day later than normal. Last collections of the week will be on Saturday, Nov. 14.
  • Shady Grove Processing Facility and Transfer Station – Open on Wednesday, Nov. 11.
  • County-Operated COVID-19 Testing Will Expand to 54 Clinics on Upcoming Schedule.