Montgomery County Government Schedule for Labor Day

For Immediate Release: Wednesday, September 1, 2021

The Montgomery County Government will observe the following schedule changes for the Labor Day holiday on Monday, Sept. 6:

  • County offices – Closed.
  • State offices and courts – Closed.
  • Libraries – Closed.
  • County-operated COVID-19 vaccination and testing centers, and the County-operated COVID-19 call center—Closed Sunday, Sept. 5, and Monday, Sept. 6.
  • Alcohol Beverage Services (ABS) – All stores open from noon-5 p.m.
  • Ride On and Flash Service – Operating on Sunday schedule(click on a route number).
  • Ride On Flex – In service; Ride On extRa – Not in service
  • Metrorail and Metrobus – Information available here.
  • MARC Train and Commuter Bus – Information available at
  • TRiPS Commuter Storeat Silver Spring Transit Center – Open 10 a.m.-4 p.m.
  • TRiPS Mobile Commuter Store– Closed.
  • Parking at public garages, lots, curbside meters – Free.
  • County-provided refuse/recycling pickup—Trash and recycling will not be collected by County-operated service on Monday, Sept. 6. After the holiday, County-provided recycling and trash collections will slide to be collected one day later than normal. Collections will be completed on the weekend of Sept. 11.
  • Shady Grove Transfer Station and Recycling Center, and the County administrative office, will be closed.
  • County aquatics programs and facilities open.  (Note: the Germantown Indoor and Martin Luther King Swim Centers are closed for annual maintenance. The Upper County Outdoor Pool has closed for the season.)
  • All recreation centers, senior centers and administrative offices will be closed.
  • Montgomery Parks—Visit Additional information:


Open Parkways schedule:

  • Portions of Sligo Creek Parkway, Beach Drive and Little Falls Parkway will be open to pedestrians and bicyclists for exercise and recreation.


Open to pedestrians and bicyclists (closed to motor vehicles) from 9 a.m. on Friday, Sept. 3,  to 7 a.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 7:

  • Sligo Creek Parkway
  • Old Carroll Avenue to Piney Branch Road (1.1 miles)
  • Forest Glen Road to University Boulevard West (1.5 miles)
  • Beach Drive from Connecticut Avenue to Knowles Avenue (2.7 miles)
  • Open to pedestrians and bicyclists (closed to motor vehicles), from 7 a.m., Saturday, Sept. 4, to 7 a.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 7: Little Falls Parkway from River Road to Arlington Road (1 mile)

Final weekend for some seasonal amenities:


Additional facilities open during the holiday weekend include:


The following facilities will be closed on Monday, Sept. 6:

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