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Christmas Holiday Closures - 2017

Learn about office closures and service interruptions for the Christmas holiday.

Happy Holidays from the City of Albuquerque.

Happy Holidays from the City of Albuquerque!

For the most current information, please contact 311.

Facilities, Services & Programs

All City offices are closed Dec. 25 in observance of the holiday.

The following City services and facilities may also have delays or closures:

City Services

  • 311 Citizen Call Center:
    • Closed Dec. 25.
  • Buses: More information.
    • Regular Sunday schedule on Dec. 24.
    • No service on Dec. 25.
    • Regular weekday schedule on Dec. 26.
  • Solid Waste: More information.
    • Dec. 24:
      • No interruption in commercial service.
    • Dec. 25:
      • No garbage pick up. Garbage collected one day later than normal schedule, including on Saturday.
  • Animal Welfare shelters and offices: More information.
    • Shelters closed Dec. 24 & 55. Intake desk and reclaims will remain open. Credit cards will not be accepted for reclaims on these days.
    • Lucky Paws adoption center will be closing early at 6 p.m. on Dec. 24 and closed on Dec. 25.

Community Programs

Cultural Offerings

  • Libraries: More information.
    • All libraries close at 3 p.m. Dec. 24.
    • Closed Dec. 25.
  • ABQ BioPark Aquarium, Botanic Garden, and Zoo: More information.
    • No train service Dec. 24.
    • Closed Dec. 25.
    • River of Lights - Closed Dec. 24 & 25.
    • Open Dec. 26.
  • Tingley Beach: More information.
    • Beach, fishing ponds, and boating pond open Dec. 25.
    • Train, gift shop, and cafe closed Dec. 25.
  • Albuquerque Museum: Closed Dec. 25. More information.
  • Balloon Museum: Closed Dec. 25. More information.
  • KiMo Theater, Business, and Ticket Offices: Closed Dec. 25 & 26. More information.



The Albuquerque International Sunport will be open through the holiday weekend, and on both Christmas Eve and Christmas Day. For information on flight delays or cancellations, visit:

Flight Delays for U.S. Airports

Holiday Fun