City of Jacksonville


City Offices and Facilities Closed for Independence Day

City Offices and Facilities Closed for Independence Day

July 03, 2023

In observance of the Fourth of July, the following City government offices and facilities will be closed on Tuesday, July 4, 2023

Closures include: 
  • City Hall at St. James, 117 W. Duval St. 
  • Ed Ball Building, 214 N. Hogan St. 
  • Jake M. Godbold City Hall Annex, 407 N. Laura St. 
  • Yates Building, 231 E. Forsyth St. (The Office of the Tax Collector, including all Tax Collector branch offices and The Office of the Property Appraiser) 
  • Duval County Courthouse, 501 W. Adams St.  
  • Supervisor of Elections main office, 105 E. Monroe St. 
  • Animal Care and Protective Services, 2020 Forest St. 
  • Municipal Code Compliance Division, 214 N. Hogan St. 
  • Jacksonville Fire and Rescue Department administrative offices, 515 N. Julia St.  
  • Parks, Recreation and Community Services Department offices, 214 N. Hogan St. 
  • All community and senior centers and gymnasiums managed by the Parks, Recreation and Community Services Department 
  • Tillie K. Fowler Regional Park Nature Center, 7000 Roosevelt Blvd. 
  • Victim Services Center, 403 W. 10th St. 
  • Kids Hope Alliance, 1095 A. Philip Randolph Blvd. 
  • Social Service Division Emergency Assistance office, 1809 Art Museum Dr.
  • Right-of-Way and Stormwater Management Division administrative offices, 609 St. Johns Bluff Rd.
  • Mowing and Landscape Maintenance Division administrative offices, 609 St. Johns Bluff Rd.
  • Solid Waste Division administrative offices, 1031 Superior St. 
  • Household Hazardous Waste Facility, 2675 Commonwealth Ave. 
  • The Ritz Theatre & Museum, 829 N. Davis St. 
  • Cecil Gym and Fitness Center, 13531 Lake Newman Dr.  
Garbage and Yard Waste Collection 
There will be no disruption to service.
630-CITY Call Center
The office will be closed Tuesday, July 4. Citizens can submit a request for City service online anytime at
Jacksonville Public Library
All public libraries will be closed on Tuesday, July 4.
Tennis Centers 
All tennis centers will be closed. Pickleball and Hard courts will be accessible at Fort Family, Southside, and Boone Park Tennis Center locations.
Huguenot Memorial Park 
Huguenot Memorial Park will be open from 6 a.m. to 8 p.m. The admissions gate close for entry at 7 p.m. Camping is available.  
Periodically, Huguenot Memorial Park managers must implement limited beach parking plans in preparation for high tides or other natural occurrences which could cause beach and/or park closures if maximum vehicle capacity is reached.  Park-goers are always encouraged to check conditions before visiting the park by calling (904) 255-4255 or visiting
Kathryn Abbey Hanna Park 
Kathryn Abbey Hanna Park will open at 8 a.m. and will close at the regular time of 8 p.m. Early bird and annual passes required for entry from 6 a.m. to 8 a.m. Park Day-users and campground visitors may enter from 8 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. All visitors, with the exception of permitted campers and their authorized visitors with passes, must depart by 8 p.m. Camping reservations close at 8 p.m. daily. Only campers with prepaid reservations can gain access from 8 p.m. to 9 p.m. People without a prepaid pass waiting for them will not be admitted after 7:30 p.m. All campers must check in by 9 p.m., and have tents and RVs set up by 9:30 p.m. After 9 p.m., no one may enter to set up on a campsite.
Cecil Aquatics Center will be open from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. and 1 p.m. to 6 p.m. Outdoor pools will be open from 11 p.m. to 6 p.m. The following outdoor pools will be open:
  • Andrew Jackson High School – 128 W. 30th St. 
  • Fletcher High School – 700 Seagate Ave. 
  • Fort Caroline – 131 Ferber Rd. 
  • Grand/ Johnnie Walker Park – 2740 Division St. 
  • Harts Rd/ Eartha Napolean Park – 11597 Harts Rd. 
  • Julius Guinyard Park – 1358 Jefferson St. 
  • Lakeshore Middle School – 2519 Bayview Rd. 
  • Mandarin High School – 4831 Greenland Rd. 
  • Oceanway Park – 12215 Sago Ave. W. 
  • Ribault High School – 5820 Van Gundy St. 
  • Riverside High School – 1200 S. McDuff Ave.
  • Sandalwood High School – 2750 John Prom Blvd. 
  • Thomas Jefferson Park – 390 N. Jackson Ave. 
  • Westside High School – 5530 Firestone Rd. 
  • Woodland Acres - 8200 Kona Ave.
  • Wolfson High School – 7000 Powers Ave.