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Some Fayetteville city offices to close for Juneteenth holiday

Pools, parks to remain open; municipal employees to get day off


City offices will be closed on Monday to observe Juneteenth as an official holiday for the first time.

In January, the Fayetteville City Council voted to add Juneteenth as a holiday for city employees.

City departments will operate on the following schedule:

  • Parks and pools: Fayetteville-Cumberland Parks & Recreation pools and splash pads will be open on Monday, but other recreation facilities will be closed. Parks, trails and green spaces will remain accessible.
  • Bus system: Fayetteville Area System of Transit will operate on a regular weekday schedule, 5:30 a.m.-7 p.m.
  • Police Department: The main police station’s front lobby and records unit at 467 Hay St. will be closed. Many police reports can be filed or obtained online at faypd.com.
  • Garbage and yard waste: Monday’s routes will be collected on Wednesday. Monday’s recycling will be collected on June 20.
  • Fayetteville Regional Airport: Administrative offices will be closed on Monday. All other airport operations will be on a regular schedule. Visit com for airline contact information or to make reservations.

Cool Spring Downtown District will host Juneteenth Jubilee in Festival Park on June 18-19. For more information, go to visitdowntownfayetteville.com/juneteenth-jubilee.

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