City of Asheville offices to close for Labor Day holiday

Asheville city government offices will be closed Monday, Sept. 7, in observance of the Labor Day holiday.
All City of Asheville Parks and Recreation Department recreation centers will be closed. The following specialized recreation facilities will be open: city parks, the Riverside Cemetery, Asheville Golf Course, Food Lion Skate Park, Aston Park Tennis Center, Recreation Park Pool, and the Western North Carolina Nature Center. For hours of operation and other information about the WNC Nature Center visit

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 bus service. For route info, go to: or visit

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.

Garbage collection schedules will continue as normal over the holiday. All public safety services, including police, fire and emergency response, will operate according to normal schedule – 24 hours a day, seven days a week.