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Closures to anticipate for Juneteenth in Tempe

Posted 6/16/24

In observance of Juneteenth, the city of Tempe will close all administrative offices on Wednesday, June 19. 

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Closures to anticipate for Juneteenth in Tempe

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In observance of Juneteenth, the city of Tempe will close all administrative offices on Wednesday, June 19. 

Juneteenth is the day when freedom from slavery became a reality for all African Americans in the former Confederate States of America, a city release explained.

Below is the list of city services impacted: 

Emergency Services

Police and Fire services will be unaffected by the holiday. 

Tempe 311

Tempe 311, the city’s Customer Relations Center, will be closed. To fill out a service request form, visit tempe.gov/311. 

Tempe Customer Services

Tempe Customer Services will be closed. For more information and to pay your bill online, visit tempe.gov/CustomerService.  

Tempe Municipal Court

The court will be closed. To make a payment or view case information, visit tempe.gov/court. Phone payments can be made by calling 480-350-8800 or 1-877-729-2687.  This Automated Payment System is unavailable nightly from 11 p.m. to 2 a.m. 

Transportation

Bus and rail services will operate according to regular schedules. The Tempe Transit Store will be closed. Visit tempe.gov/TempeinMotion.  

Trash and Recycling

Residential trash and recycling collection will be unaffected. The Household Products Collection Center, 1320 E. University Drive, will be closed (480-858-2223).    

Parks and Recreation

  • Kiwanis Recreation Center, 6111 S. All-America Way, will be open from 12 to 6 p.m. 
  • Kiwanis Park Batting Range will be closed (480-350-5727).  
  • The Cloud at Kiwanis Park, Parque de Soza Splash Pad, Esquer Park Splash Pad and Jaycee Park Splash Pad are open from 8 a.m. to 10 p.m.  
  • Escalante Pool will be open from 1 to 5 p.m. 
  • McClintock Pool will be open from 6 a.m. to 9 a.m. 
  • Kiwanis Wave Pool will be open from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. 
  • Clark Pool will be open 8:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. 
  • For information on Tempe aquatics, visit tempe.gov/pools. 

Library and Cultural Centers

  • Tempe Public Library, 3500 S. Rural Road, will be closed (480-350-5500). 
  • Tempe History Museum, 809 E. Southern Ave., will be closed (480-350-5100).  
  • Petersen House Museum, 1414 W. Southern Ave., will be closed (480-350-5100). Visit www.tempe.gov/museumhistorichouses for more information.  
  • Edna Vihel Arts Center, 3340 S. Rural Road, will be closed (480-350-5287).  
  • Tempe Center for the Arts, 700 W. Rio Salado Parkway, will be closed. Visit tempecenterforthearts.com for more information (480-350-2822). 

Community Centers

  • Cahill Senior Center, 715 W. Fifth St., will be closed (480-858-2420). 
  • Clark Park Community Center, 1730 S. Roosevelt St., will be open 8 a.m. to noon (480-350-5208). 
  • Escalante Community Center, 2150 E. Orange St., will be open 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. (480-350-5800). 
  • North Tempe Multi-Generational Center, 1555 N. Bridalwreath St., will be open 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. (480-858-6500).  
  • Pyle Adult Recreation Center, 655 E. Southern Ave., will be closed (480-350-5211).  
  • Westside Community Center, 715 W. Fifth St., will be open for regular hours, 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. (480-858-2400).