Closures Planned for 4th of July Holiday

Many of the City of Yakima’s facilities will be closed for Independence Day this Wednesday, July 4th.

That includes City Hall, Y-PAC, Public Works, the Harman Center, and Parks and Recreation offices.

Business offices for the Police and Fire Departments will be closed. Emergency services will remain available.

The Yakima City Council’s first regular meeting in July has been moved to Tuesday, July 10th due to the July 4th Independence Day observance.

Yakima Transit will not provide bus service Wednesday except for a shuttle to and from 4th of July festivities at State Fair Park.

There will be no City of Yakima garbage pick-up service on Wednesday, July 4th. Garbage collection service schedules by the City’s Refuse Division on Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday will be delayed by one day. Those with service scheduled for Friday, July 6th will instead have their garbage picked up on Saturday, July 7th.

The one-day delay this week also applies to yard waste.

To ensure proper service, residents are asked to have their carts set out by 6:00 am.

Registrations for City of Yakima Parks and Recreation programs, as well as picnic shelter reservations, can still be made Wednesday by visiting

July 4th Closures – News Release