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City offices closed for Thanksgiving holiday

Garbage collection schedule changes

Post Date:11/20/2019 10:42 AM

Contact:  Jason Bartolone, Communications Specialist   941-928-3988    jason.bartolone@SarasotaFL.Gov


Sarasota, FL:  City of Sarasota administrative offices will be closed Thursday, Nov. 28, and Friday, Nov. 29, in observance of the Thanksgiving holiday. Offices will reopen Monday, Dec. 2. 

Waste collection schedules will be affected by the holiday. There will be no garbage, recycling and yard waste pickup on Thanksgiving, Thursday, Nov. 28. 

Collection will be delayed by one day:

  • Thursday collection will occur one day later, on Friday, Nov. 29
  • Friday collection will occur one day later, on Saturday, Nov. 30

Hours of operation at recreation and cultural arts facilities will vary:

  • Bobby Jones Golf Club, 1000 Circus Blvd., will will be open for limited hours from 6:30-11 a.m. Thursday as it hosts the 11th Annual ‘Turkey Shoot,” including an 8:45 a.m. shotgun start on the British Course. The American Course will be open for 18-hole play from 6:30-9 a.m., then nine holes until 11 a.m. The Gillespie Executive Course will be open 6:30-11 a.m. that day. Bobby Jones Golf Club will be open regular hours, 6:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., on Friday. 
  • Lido Pool, 400 Benjamin Franklin Drive, will be open both Thursday and Friday for regular business hours: 10 a.m. to 4:45 p.m.

  • Payne Park Tennis Center, 2050 Adams Lane, will be closed Thursday and open limited hours, from 7:30 a.m. to 2 p.m., on Friday.

  • Robert L. Taylor Community Complex, 1845 John Rivers St., will be closed Thursday and open limited hours, from 6-10 a.m., on Friday.

  • Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall, 777 N. Tamiami Trail - The Box Office will be closed Thursday and open regular hours Friday.

For more information on garbage collection, contact the Solid Waste Division at 941-263-6170.


About the City of Sarasota:  Distinguished by U.S. News and World Report as the 18th Best Place to Live in the U.S., the City of Sarasota is a diverse community located on Florida’s Suncoast with 55,000 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 www.SarasotaFL.Gov.

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