Thanksgiving Closings

Thanksgiving Closings
Posted on 11/18/2022
Happy ThanksgivingMANATEE COUNTY, FL (November 18, 2022) – Manatee County Government offices will be closed Thursday and Friday (November 24 and 25) for the Thanksgiving holiday.

Thursday's Garbage and recycling will be on Friday, November 25, and Friday’s collections will be on Saturday, November 26. The regular schedule resumes Monday, November 28.

MCAT fixed-route and Handy Bus services will not be available on Thursday, November 24 but will resume on Friday, November 25. The Anna Maria Trolley will operate on Thanksgiving Day.

Manatee County Public Libraries will be closed for Thanksgiving from Thursday through Sunday, resuming a normal weekly schedule on Monday, November 28. Branches will close at 6 p.m. on Wednesday, November 23.

Even on the days government offices are closed, preserves and beaches remain open to the public. Manatee County and Buffalo Creek golf courses will close at noon on Thanksgiving Day.

G.T. Bray Recreation Center will close at 5:30 p.m. on Wednesday, November 23, and remain closed Thanksgiving Day, but will be open from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Friday, November 25, for fitness and racquet sports. All group exercise classes are cancelled Friday. Regular hours and programming will resume Saturday, November 26.