What’s open, closed on the Fourth
What’s open and closed on the Fourth of July holiday
Here’s a list of what’s open and closed on the Fourth of July holiday:
• Seattle street parking is free.
• In Seattle, garbage, food and yard waste, and recycling will be picked up on the regular schedule, according to the city’s website. Bellevue pickup also will be on a regular schedule.
• Most major banks and credit unions will be closed.
• All United States post offices will be closed.
• Seattle’s wading pools are open, but indoor Seattle Parks and Recreation pools will be closed. Outdoor swimming pools (Mounger Pool and Colman Pool) are open on special schedules, check website.
• Seattle Public Library locations will be closed.
• King County Library locations will be closed.
• Some grocery stores will close earlier than usual. For example, Trader Joe’s closes at 5 p.m., Uwajimaya at 8 p.m. and Whole Foods Markets could have varying closing times. Some chains will operate on regular schedules.
• King County Metro Transit bus routes will operate on a Sunday schedule with Sunday fares. Most of Metro’s commuter bus routes will not be in service. Customer service will be closed.
• The King County Water Taxi between downtown Seattle and West Seattle and free water-taxi shuttles will operate on an extended Sunday schedule.
• Sound Transit Link Light Rail: Sunday service
• Sound Transit Sounder Train: No service
• Sound Transit bus routes 594, 545, 550, 522, 535, 554, 560, 574, 577, 578: Sunday service
• Sound Transit bus routes 510, 590, 511, 532, 540, 542, 555, 556, 566, 586, 592, 595, 513, 596: No Service
• Community Transit will offer no bus or DART paratransit service.
• Everett Transit buses will operate on a Sunday schedule.
• Pierce Transit buses and shuttles will operate on a Sunday schedule, while customer service will be closed.
• These ferries are on a holiday schedule: Point Defiance/Tahlequah, Fauntleroy/Vashon/Southworth and Seattle/Bainbridge. The rest are on regular schedules. Customers can expect heavy traffic on most routes. Customers are encouraged to make reservations in advance for the Port Townsend/Coupeville and Anacortes/Sidney, B.C., routes. A parade in Kingston will delay sailings from both Kingston and Edmonds from approximately noon to 2 p.m.
Information in this article, originally published June 2, 2014, was corrected June 3, 2014. A previous version of this story incorrectly stated that Seattle’s wading pools were closed for the holiday. They are open. Also, outdoor pools, while open, will be on special schedules so check the city’s website.