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Posted on: November 18, 2021

Thanksgiving Observance: Temporary and Holiday Season Service Schedule Changes

The City of Frederick’s office facilities will be closed on Thursday, November 25, 2021, and Friday, November 26, 2021, to observe Thanksgiving. Some service schedules will change. Additionally, the holiday season brings additional service changes.  

Parking – Holiday Season brings Free Parking 

  • No payment is required at City garages and meters on Thursday, November 25, 2021 (Thanksgiving) or Friday, November 26, 2021 (Frosty Friday).  
  • Additionally, Free Holiday Parking begins. The City will offer free garage parking every weekend (Saturdays at 8AM through Mondays at 6AM) starting November 27, 2021, through the end of the year.  

Residential Trash Collection 

  • There will be no trash collection service on Thursday, November 25, 2021. 
  1. If you usually set out your household trash on Wednesday evening for Thursday collection, please set your trash our Thursday evening for Friday collection.  
  2. If you usually set out your household trash on Thursday evening for Friday collection, please set your trash out on Sunday evening for Monday collection. 
  • All other trash routes remain as scheduled. 

Residential Yard Waste Collection 

  • There will be no yard waste collection on Thursday, November 25, 2021, and Friday, November 26, 2021. Yard waste collection will resume a regular schedule for those impacted the week of November 29, 2021.  

Business District Trash Collection 

  • Commercial Downtown Business trash will be collected on the regular schedule.  


  • Commercial Business Recycling Service (not residential): Recycling will not be collected on Friday, November 26, 2021. It will return to the regular schedule on Monday, November 29, 2021.   
  • Residential Recycling: Refer to Frederick County Recycling holiday schedule at 


  • The William Talley Fitness Center will be closed Thursday, November 25, 2021, and Friday, November 26, 2021. 

Housing and Human Services  

  • Foodbank: There will be no food distribution service on Thursday, November 25, 2021, and Friday, November 26, 2021. 
  • Soup Kitchen: Soup kitchen services will be operating on the normal schedule. 

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