Independence Day Closings Around the County

Here’s an overview of what’s open what’s closed in Montgomery County this Independence Day:

County Offices – closed

Libraries – closed

DLC Liquor & Wine Stores (DLC) – all stores will be open 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.

Recreation – aquatics programs open, aquatics facilities open until 6 p.m., except the Germantown Indoor Swim Center, which will close at 3 p.m.  All recreation centers, senior centers and administrative offices are closed.

Montgomery Parks – for special programs, events and operating schedule, including Brookside Gardens, ice rinks and tennis centers, visit

Ride On – operates on a Saturday schedule.

Metrorail and Metrobus – Information available on the WMATA website.

TRiPS Commuter Store at Silver Spring Transit Center – open from 10 a.m. to 6/30 p.m.

TRiPS Mobile Commuter Store – closed

County Refuse/recycling pickup – no collection. Collection will slide by one day after the holiday with the last pickup taking place on Saturday.  For information on the schedule go to

The Shady Grove Processing Facility and Transfer Station –  entire facility closed

Parking at public garages, lots, curbside meters – free

State offices and courts – closed

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