fourth of july

What's Open, Closed for Fourth of July in San Diego

Here’s a look at what else will be closed and open around the region for this holiday

Royce Bair

On the Fourth of July, the United States observes a federal holiday in honor of the Declaration of Independence.

All administrative offices in both the city and the county will be closed on Monday.

Here’s a look at what else will be closed and open around the region for this holiday.


Parks & Recreation:

  • Chollas Lake, city reservoirs and golf courses within the city of San Diego will be open though hours may vary.
  • Mission Trails Regional Park Visitor Center will be open.
  • The following skate parks will be open:
    • Bill and Maxine Wilson Skate Park
    • Carmel Valley Skate Park
    • Charles L. Lewis III Memorial Skate Park
    • Rancho Peñasquitos Skate Park
    • Robb Field Skate Park
    • City Heights Skate Park
    • Linda Vista Skate Park


Parks & Recreation:

  • All public buildings in Balboa Park will be closed:
    • Balboa Park Activity Center
    • Botanical Building
    • Casa del Prado
    • Municipal Gym
    • War Memorial Building.
  • All City recreation centers, and City pools will be closed 
  • Tecolote Nature Center will be closed.
  • All libraries will be closed

City Offices:

  • All Administrative Offices will be closed.
  • The Testing, Employment Information Center and Background/Fingerprinting offices within the Personnel Department will be closed.
  • The Family Justice Center will be closed. Individuals needing help with domestic violence should call 9-1-1 and/or the Domestic Violence Hotline at 1-888-385-4657.
  • Open Space and Maintenance Assessment District Offices will be closed.

Trash Collection

  • There will be a one-day delay for curbside trash, recyclables, and yard waste for residents in the City of San Diego. Please check with your waste hauler.
  • The Miramar Landfill, Greenery and Recycling Center will be closed on Monday, July 4. Container sales will be closed. 


  • Parking meters will not be enforced along with time restrictions on the streets and yellow zones.
  • Red, white and blue zones will be enforced at all times.

Editor's Note: A previous version of this story incorrectly stated Mission Trails Regional Park Visitor Center would be closed on Monday. It is, in fact, open.

Contact Us