City announces Fiesta San Jacinto Holiday Schedule of City Services

Published on April 24, 2024

Communications and Engagement Department    

SAN ANTONIO (April 23, 2024) — City Hall and most municipal offices will be closed Friday, April 26, 2024 in observance of the Fiesta San Jacinto Holiday. Public safety and emergency services will remain in operation. Other City services will operate as follows: 

Public Safety 

  • Police will be on duty. 
  • Fire and EMS personnel will be on duty.
  • Animal Care Officers will be on duty.

General Services

  • 3-1-1 Call Center will be operational from 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. and from 5 - 11 p.m. for urgent animal concerns and traffic signal malfunctions by pressing option 1. 
  • Housing Assistance Hotline (210-207-5910), Homeless Connections Hotline (210-207-1799), and Abatement Teams will not be operational. 
  • Code Enforcement Officers will be available for inspections and emergency coverage.
  • Downtown parking visitors will enjoy an on-street parking meter holiday (this does not apply to off-street City-operated garages and lots).

Waste Collection & Drop Off 

  • Garbage, recycling, and organics will be collected according to regular collection schedules all week.
  • Bitters Brush site located at 1800 Wurzbach Parkway will be closed Friday, April 26.
  • Bulky Waste drop-off centers and Household Hazardous Waste sites (Bitters, Frio City Rd., Rigsby and Culebra) will be closed on Friday, April 26.

Facilities & Administrative Offices 


  • City parks and trails 
  • Municipal Court magistration services and SAPD's detention center 
  • Doris Griffin Senior Centers (manned by WellMed staff) 
  • La Villita and Market Square shops 


  • All library locations, including Central Library will be closed
  • The Darner Headquarters and Park Reservations Office 
  • City of San Antonio Community Centers, Adult and Senior Centers, the Natatorium, Fairchild and McFarlin Tennis Centers and the Barrera Community Fitness Center 
  • Head Start administrative offices and school district site 
  • All Metro Health clinics and offices 
  • San Antonio Municipal Court 
  • The Animal Care Services Lobby and Adoption Center will be closed
  • SAPD’s Administration and Records Section 
  • SAFD Administrative Offices 
  • Senior/Adult Comprehensive Centers and Senior Nutrition Sites 
  • Willie Velasquez, Claude Black and Frank Garrett community centers 
  • Child Care Services administrative offices 
  • Carver Community Cultural Center 
  • Alamodome Offices and Box Office  
  • La Villita and Market Square administrative offices 
  • Solid Waste Management administrative offices 
  • Development Services Department 
  • Economic Development Department 
  • Office of Historic Preservation 
  • Planning Department 
  • Neighborhood and Housing Services 
  • Office of the City Clerk, including Vital Records 
  • Spanish Governors Palace will be closed on Friday 4/26/2024 and Saturday 4/27/2024 
  • Culture Commons Gallery at Plaza de Armas 
  • Centro de Artes Gallery at Market Square 
  • Pre-K 4 SA Education Centers and Corporate office