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In observance of Thanksgiving, the City of Tempe will close all administrative offices on Thursday and Friday, Nov. 24-25. On Friday, Nov. 25, join Tempe for a holiday tradition enjoyed by generations – the Fantasy of Lights Street Parade. Bring your family and friends to an event that kicks off the magic of the season with a street parade, tree lighting ceremony, live entertainment, Santa photos, and so much more!
Police and Fire services will be unaffected by the holiday.
Tempe 311, the city’s Customer Relations Center, will be closed both days. To fill out a service request form, visit tempe.gov/311.
Tempe Customer Services
Tempe Customer Services will be closed both days. To start/stop service or pay your bill online please visit tempe.gov/CustomerService.
Tempe Municipal Court
The court will be closed both days. To make a payment or view case information, visit tempe.gov/court. Phone payments can be made by calling 480-350-8800 or 1-877-729-2687. This Automated Payment System is unavailable nightly from 11 p.m. to 2 a.m.
Bus and light rail services will operate according to holiday/Sunday schedules on Thursday, Nov. 24 and will have regular service on Friday, Nov. 25. The Tempe Transit Store will be closed both days. Visit tempe.gov/TempeinMotion.
Garbage and Recycling
Residential garbage and recycling collection will be unaffected. The Compost/Inert Facility, 1001 N. Rio Road, and Household Products Collection Center, 1320 E. University Drive, will be closed Thursday through Saturday (480-858-2223).
Parks and Recreation
- Kiwanis Recreation Center, 6111 S. All-America Way, will be closed both days. The Tennis Center will also be closed (480-350-5201).
- Kiwanis Park Batting Range will be closed both days (480-350-5727).
- The Cloud at Kiwanis Park, Esquer Park, Hudson Park and Jaycee Park splash pads, and Escalante and McClintock pools are closed for the season.
- For more information on Tempe aquatics, please visit tempe.gov/pools.
Library and Cultural Centers
- Tempe Public Library, 3500 S. Rural Road, will be closed both days (480-350-5500).
- Tempe History Museum, 809 E. Southern Ave., will be closed both days (480-350-5100).
- Petersen House Museum, 1414 W. Southern Ave., is closed for the season (480-350-5100).
- Edna Vihel Arts Center, 3340 S. Rural Road, will be closed Thursday through Sunday (480-350-5287).
- Tempe Center for the Arts, 700 W. Rio Salado Parkway, will be closed both days. Visit tempecenterforthearts.com for more information (480-350-2822).
- Cahill Senior Center, 715 W. Fifth St., will be closed both days (480-858-2420).
Escalante Community Center, 2150 E. Orange St., will be closed both days (480-350-5800).
- North Tempe Multigenerational Center, 1555 N. Bridalwreath St., will be closed both days (480-858-6500).
- Pyle Adult Recreation Center, 655 E. Southern Ave., will close at 5 p.m. Monday through Wednesday, Nov. 21-23, and will be closed Thursday through Sunday, Nov. 24-27 (480-350-5211).
- Westside Community Center, 715 W. Fifth St., will be closed both days (480-858-2466).
- Ken McDonald Golf Course, 800 E. Divot Drive, last tee time with be at noon. Restaurant and cart service will close at 3 p.m. (480-350-5250).
- Rolling Hills Golf Course, 1415 N. Mill Ave., last tee time with be at noon. Restaurant and cart
- service will close at 3 p.m. (480-350-5275).
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