City of Asheville offices to close for spring break April 19

Asheville City Hall



ART buses to run on a holiday schedule


City of Asheville government offices will be closed Friday, April 19, as part of spring break.

Sanitation Services will not be affected by the closing, as no trash or recycling is collected on Fridays.


ART bus service

The City of Asheville ART bus service routes and facilities will operate on a reduced holiday schedule April 19 as well. (See schedule below.) This is one of six holidays throughout the calendar year that ART runs on a holiday bus schedule. The holiday schedule is the same as a Sunday schedule. Visit for details about bus schedules, or stop by the downtown Transit Station, 49 Coxe Ave.


U.S. Cellular Center

The U.S. Cellular Center box office will be closed April 18-19, reopening at 10 a.m. Monday, April 22, Ticket purchases can still be made through TicketMaster.


Parks & Recreation

All City of Asheville parks will be open normal operating hours throughout the weekend.

These City of Asheville Parks & Recreation Department recreation centers will be closed April 19: Burton Street Center, Grant Southside Center, Harvest House, Senior Opportunity and Shiloh Recreation Center. Tempie Avery Montford Center and Stephens-Lee Recreation Center will be open April 19 for spring break camp. However, Tempie Avery Montford Center will be closed on Easter Sunday, April 21.

Riverside Cemetery grounds will be open, though the office will be closed April 19.

Asheville Golf Course and Asheville Skate Park will be open. The Aston Park Tennis Center is open for the 2019 season and will operate on a normal schedule.

The WNC Nature Center will be open normal operating hours throughout the weekend. For hours of operation and other information about the WNC Nature Center, visit


Easter on the Green

Easter on the Green in Pack Square Park.


The newly sodded Roger McGuire Green in Pack Square Park is reopened.


Pack Square Park will throng with excited children for Easter on the Green from 2 to 5 p.m. April 20. The family-friendly celebration will feature egg hunts, inflatable bouncy houses, photos with the Easter bunny and other kids’ activities. Find more information at this link.



Emergency response and water-related issues

All public safety services, including police, fire and emergency response, will operate according to normal schedule — 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

Water Resources staff will be available for water-related emergencies 24 hours a day over the holiday weekend. Customers can call the customer service line at 828-251-1122 to report water related emergencies, leaks, breaks, and no-water calls.