What’s Closed On Presidents’ Day 2018

Image courtesy of Sgarton.
Image courtesy of Sgarton.

Monday, February 19 is Washington’s Birthday, also referred to as Presidents’ Day. In observance of the holiday, the city will see some changes to services. See below for a list of what’s closed today.

Government Offices, Parking, And Sanitation

Government offices, including the Department of Motor Vehicles and courts, are closed on Monday.

NYC public schools are closed for Midwinter Recess. Schools will reopen on Monday, February 26. CUNY Colleges are also closed.

There is no regular mail delivery today.

Alternate side parking regulations are suspended on Monday. All other regulations, including parking meters, are in effect.

There is no garbage, recycling, or organics collection today. If Monday is your collection day, put your items out after 4pm Monday evening for collection on Tuesday.


The NYC public library system is closed on Monday. All Brooklyn public library branches are closed.

Go to NYC.gov for more information.


On Monday, February 19, New York City subways and buses will operate on a Saturday schedule with some planned subway service changes (including the 2, 3, 4, and 5 lines).

Commuters should note there is no B train service today, and the MTA advises riders to use the J instead of the Z line. Go to the MTA website for more information.

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