City administrative offices closed for Fourth of July holiday
Contact: Jason Bartolone, Communications Specialist 941-928-3988 firstname.lastname@example.org
Sarasota, FL: City of Sarasota administrative offices will be closed Thursday, July 4, in observance of the Independence Day holiday.
Residential garbage, recycling and yard waste pickup will be delayed one day. Thursday collection will take place on Friday, July 5, and Friday collection will take place on Saturday, July 6.
Hours of operation at recreation and cultural arts facilities will vary:
- Arlington Park and Aquatic Complex, 2650 Waldemere St., will be closed.
- Bobby Jones Golf Club, 1000 Circus Blvd., will be open regular hours: 6:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.
- Children’s Fountain at Bayfront Park, Ringling Boulevard and Bayfront Drive, will be closed.
- Lido Pool, 400 Benjamin Franklin Drive, will be open regular hours: 10 a.m. to 4:45 p.m.
- Payne Park Tennis Center, 2050 Adams Lane, will be open from 7:30 a.m. to 2 p.m.
- Robert L. Taylor Community Complex, 1845 John Rivers Street, will be open from 6-10 a.m.
- Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall, 777 N. Tamiami Trail, will be closed, including the Box Office.
Parking will be free in all City-operated parking garages and metered spaces on July 4, and time restrictions for on-street parking will not be enforced that day.
The City’s new downtown parking program will begin the week of July 8, following the holiday weekend. In addition to new pay stations and traditional pole-mount meters – the same that were installed in the St. Armands Parking District earlier this year - motorists will have the option of utilizing the ParkMobile app to pay from a mobile device. There will also still be hundreds of free parking spaces available downtown.
Frequently Asked Questions about the paid parking program are posted on SarasotaFL.Gov/Parking.
For more information on garbage and recycling collection, contact the Solid Waste Division at 941-365-7651.
About the City of Sarasota: Distinguished by Google as a Digital Capital in the U.S., the City of Sarasota is a diverse community located on Florida’s Suncoast with 53,000 year-round residents, several internationally recognized cultural arts venues, stunning sunsets along Lido Beach, a 45-hole municipal golf course at the historic Bobby Jones Golf Club, and Major League spring training baseball with the Baltimore Orioles. Learn more about us at SarasotaFL.Gov