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City of Tulsa Thanksgiving Operations and Closings

This article was archived on 2/16/2023

City Hall, Municipal Court and other City facilities will be closed on Thursday, Nov. 24, and Friday, Nov. 25, for the Thanksgiving holiday.

Public safety and mission critical operations, however, will operate as normal. Residents who need assistance with a water or sewer problem may call the following 24-hour emergency numbers: water – (918) 596-9488, and sewer – (918) 586-6999.

There will be no refuse, recycling, bulky waste or yard waste collection on Thursday, Nov. 24. As a result, Thursday and Friday customers will experience a change in their collection schedule. Thursday customers will receive collection service on Friday and Friday customers will receive collection service on Saturday.

Customers with twice-a-week refuse service also will be affected as their secondary collection day will move forward one day. Monday/Thursday customers will be collected on Monday and Friday and Tuesday/Friday customers will be collected on Tuesday and Saturday.

The Household Pollutant Collection Facility at 4502 S. Galveston Ave. will be open for its usual schedule: open Wednesday, Nov. 23, and Saturday, Nov. 26, from 8 to 11:30 a.m. and noon to 4:30 p.m.

The City’s mulch site at 2100 N. 145th East Ave. will be closed on Tuesday, Nov.22; Thursday, Nov.24; and Friday, Nov. 25. It will resume its usual schedule on Saturday, Nov.26. Hours on open days are 7:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. from Monday through Saturday, and noon to 5 p.m. on Sunday, except for City holidays. Tulsa utility customers may drop off yard waste free of charge.

Tulsa Parks recreation centers will have the following schedule adjustments:

Oxley Nature Visitor Center and Red Bud Valley Preserve will be closed Nov. 24-25, but the parks’ outdoor facilities including Oxley Nature Center trails will be accessible as usual.

City of Tulsa Animal Welfare at 3031 N. Erie Ave. will be closed on Thursday, Nov. 24, and Friday, Nov. 25.

Mohawk Park and Page Belcher golf courses will be closed on Thursday, Nov. 24, but open on Friday, Nov. 25. Tulsa Zoo will be open on Thursday and Friday, Nov. 24-25.

Tulsa Transit will not operate bus service on Thursday, Nov.24. and will resume to normal hours on Friday, Nov. 25.