The following is the schedule and program for the Thanksgiving celebration on Thursday, November 24:
- County offices: closed.
- State offices and courts: closed.
- State Motor Vehicle Administration offices and Vehicle Emissions Inspection Program stations: Closed.
- Libraries: closed.
- Alcoholic Beverage Services (ABS)—All ABS stores will be closed on Thanksgiving Day. The stores will operate from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. on Thanksgiving Eve, Wednesday, November 23.
- County-operated COVID-19 Vaccination and Testing Clinics: Closed.
- Permit Services Department: All offices, including the customer service lobby, are closed.
- Montgomery County 311: Will not be in operation.
- Ride On: Will operate on a “Sunday” schedule. All schedules can be seen at Routes and Schedules – Ride On – Transit Services – Montgomery County, Maryland (montgomerycountymd.gov) .
- Ride On extRa and Ride On Flex: will not be in operation.
- Flash: will operate on a Sunday schedule ( only on the Orange Line ).
- MARC Train and Commuter Bus: No service on Thanksgiving. On Friday, November 25, it will operate Saturday service hours on the Penn Line; no service on the Camden or Brunswick lines.
- TRiPS Silver Spring Passenger Store—Closed.
- TRIPS Mobile Commuter Store -Closed.
- Metrorail: Trains will run on a Sunday schedule on Thanksgiving Day, with no scheduled track work. The system will open at 7 am and close at midnight. Off-peak fares will be in effect all day and parking will be free at Metro-operated facilities. On Friday, November 25, rail service will operate on a regular schedule Monday through Friday with normal fares and parking fees in effect.
- Metrobus—Will operate on a Sunday schedule on Thanksgiving Day. Customers should inquire the bus schedules for more details. On Friday, November 25, it will operate on a regular schedule from Monday to Friday with the normal rates in force.
- Metro Access: Paratransit service will operate during the same hours as Metrorail and Metrobus. Subscription rides will be canceled on Thanksgiving unless the MetroAccess customer specifically requests ride on the holiday.
- Parking in public garages, lots, curbside meters: free the Thanksgiving. Normal parking fees and the application will go into effect on Friday, November 25.
- County-provided trash and recycling pickups will not take place on Thursday, November 24. Pickups normally scheduled for Thursday, November 24 and Friday, November 25 will be moved to a day later.
- Shady Grove Transfer Station and Recycling Center: Closed.
- Aquatic Centers – Closed.
- Community Senior & Recreation Centers: Closed Thursday, November 24 through Sunday, November 27.
- Montgomery Parks: Visit MontgomeryParks.org for complete information. Additional information for Montgomery Parks facilities and programs:
– The Open Parkways schedule will have parts of Sligo Creek Parkway and Beach Drive open to pedestrians and cyclists for exercise and recreation. until 7 a.m. Monday November 28. The program affects Sligo Creek Parkway ( Old Carroll Avenue to Piney Branch Road, 1.1 miles) and Forest Glen Road to University Boulevard West, 1.5 miles. It affects Beach Drive from Connecticut Avenue to Knowles Avenue. —2.7 miles.
– Garden of Lights at Brookside Gardens : closed from 21 to 24 November.
– Montgomery Parks Central and Permit Offices: Closed Thursday, November 24 and Friday, November 25.
– Montgomery Parks Customer Service and Public Information Office: Closed Thursday, November 24 and Friday, November 25.
– Black Hill Visitor Center and Nature Programs: closed on Thursday 24 and Friday 25 November.
– Brookside Conservatory and Visitor Center: closed on Thursday 24 and Friday 25 November (the gardens remain open).
– Brookside Nature Center—Closed on Thursday, November 24 and Friday, November 25.
– Cabin John Ice Rink—Closed.
– Josiah Henson Museum and Park: closed.
– Locust Grove Nature Center—Closed on Thursday, November 24 and Friday, November 25.
– Pauline Bentz Addie Tennis Center—Closed.
– South Germantown driving range: closed.
– Wheaton Ice Arena—Closed.
– Wheaton Indoor Tennis—Closed.