Independence Day Holiday Schedule for Fairfax County

Fairfax County Office of Public Affairs
12000 Government Center Parkway, Suite 551
Fairfax, VA 22035-0065
703-324-3187, TTY 711, FAX 703-324-2010

June 21, 2006 // Updated June 28, 2006

Independence Day Holiday Schedule for Fairfax County

Listed below are schedules for Fairfax County government offices and services for the Independence Day holidays on Monday, July 3 and Tuesday, July 4. At the Board of Supervisors meeting on June 26, Chairman Gerald E. Connolly, jointly with Supervisor Penny Gross, made a motion that the Board direct the county executive to declare Monday, July 3, 2006, a holiday for Fairfax County employees, so that both July 3 and 4, 2006, will be part of the county's Independence Day observance. The motion was unanimously approved by all Board members present. 

The revised schedule below reflects changes for July 3 and 4.

County Government – Closed July 3 and 4

Courts – Open July 3; Closed July 4

Public Schools and School Offices – Closed July 3 and 4

Libraries – Closed July 3 and 4

Fairfax Connector – Regular service July 3; Saturday schedule July 4 (

FASTRAN – Not in service July 3 and 4

Park Authority RECenters – Regular opening time until close at 4 p.m. on July 4*

Community, Teen and Senior Centers – Closed July 3 and 4**

County Trash Collection – Regular schedule July 3 and 4***

Recycling and Disposal Facilities at I-66 and I-95 – Open July 3; Closed July 4

* RECenters open at different times. The George Washington RECenter in Alexandria will be closed. The Lee District RECenter will be open from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. For additional information, including lakefront parks, historic/nature sites and golf courses, visit
** The Reston Community Center pool will be open July 3 and 4 from 6 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.; the front desk will be open from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. For more details, visit The McLean Community Center will host a celebration on July 4 at Langley High School (6520 Georgetown Pike, McLean) from 6 to 10 p.m., with fireworks at approximately 9:15 p.m. All scheduled McLean Community Center camps and classes will be open. Administrative offices closed July 3 and 4. For more details, visit
*** Call private contractors about their schedules.


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