City of Asheville offices to close for Labor Day holiday

Asheville City government offices will be closed Sept. 5 in observance of the Labor Day holiday.

However, garbage and recycling collection schedules will continue as normal on Labor Day.

Labor Day will be the final day of operation for Recreation Park Pool, which will be open from noon to 6 p.m.

All City of Asheville Parks and Recreation Department recreation centers will be closed, although the following specialized recreation facilities will be open: city parks, Riverside Cemetery, Asheville Golf Course, Asheville Skate Park, Aston Park Tennis Center and the Western North Carolina Nature Center.

The City of Asheville ART service routes and facilities will operate on a reduced holiday schedule Sept. 7. The Labor Day holiday is one of six holidays throughout the calendar year that ART offers a reduced schedule bus service. See the schedule below. For more route information, visit

The U.S. Cellular Center will be closed Labor Day, including the box office.

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.

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