County schedule for Independence Day

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Montgomery County government will observe the following holiday schedule for Independence Day, Thursday, July 4:

County Offices – Closed

Libraries – Closed

Department of Liquor Control Retail Stores – All stores open from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Recreation – Aquatics programs and facilities open. The Germantown Indoor Swim Center closes at 3 p.m. All recreation centers, senior centers and administrative offices are closed.

Montgomery Parks – Visit

Ride On – Operates on a Saturday schedule.

Metrorail and Metrobus – Information available at

TRiPS Commuter Store (Silver Spring) – Open from 10 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. Residents and visitors are encouraged to stop by the store on their way to the Independence Day festivities to get trip planning information and buy or replenish their SmarTrip cards, including Senior SmarTrip cards.

TRiPS Mobile Commuter Store – Closed

County-provided Recycling Pickup – No county-provided collection services will occur on this day. After the holiday, all county-provided recycling collection will slide and be one day later than normal with the last pickup on Saturday.

Shady Grove Processing Facility and Transfer Station – Entire facility closed.

Parking at Public Garages, Lots, Curbside Meters – Free

State Offices and Courts – Closed