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Holiday Hours & Closings


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Thanksgiving 2019

City offices will be closed on the following dates:

  • Thursday, November 28, 2019
  • Friday, November 29, 2019

 Click below to see additional Department-specific closings.


  • City Offices (City-Wide)

    City offices will be closed on the following dates:

    • Thursday, November 28, 2019
    • Friday, November 29, 2019
  • Lakeland Electric

    Lakeland Electric will be closed November 28 - December 1

    Lakeland Electric staff will return on December 2, 2019. During this time, customers may access their utility account(s) by telephone (863.834.9535) 7 days a week / 24 hours a day with no wait time to retrieve account balance and due date, make a payment, update your telephone number and request a payment extension if one is needed.

    If you are registered online, you can use E-bill (paperless billing). This includes bill pay, bill summary, transaction history and consumption history. When enrolling you can create a personal login, allowing you free in-depth account management 24 hours a day/ 7 days a week. Enroll in Lakeland Electric's free paperless billing at ebill.lakelandelectric.com.


     Outages & Emergencies

    If you experience an outage 11/28 - 12/1 in your zone or you want to report a power outage or electrical emergency such as a downed power line, please call Lakeland Electric's dedicated toll-free automated system at 863.834.4248.

  • Lakeland Public Libraries

    Wednesday, November 27

    • All Libraries - CLOSING AT 5 PM

    Thursday, November 28 & Friday, November 29

    • Main Library - CLOSED
    • E-Library – CLOSED
    • Jackson Branch Library – CLOSED

    Libraries reopen for regular hours at 9 a.m., Saturday, November 30th.

  • Parks & Recreation

    Wednesday, November 27

    Recreation centers and libraries close at 5 p.m.


    Thursday, November 28 

    • Closed: All recreation centers, offices, Libraries, Gandy Pool, gated Parks, and the Cleveland Heights Golf Course
      Gated Parks include: Common Ground Playground, Lake Parker Park, Lake Crago Park, Peterson Park, Douglas Cook Park, Peterson Park, Fletcher Park at Lake Bonny, Hollis Garden, Barnett Family Park, and Cypress Youth Sports Complex.

    • Open: All non-gated Parks are accessible  - use at your own risk. We ask everyone to be respectful of our public spaces; trash receptacles will not get emptied on Thursday.


    Friday, November 29

    • Closed: All recreation centers, offices, Libraries, & Gandy Pool

    • Open: All Parks and The Cleveland Heights Golf Course will be open normal hours


    The Parks & Recreation Department will resume normal hours on Saturday, November 30, 2019.

  • Solid Waste Collection

     Monday and Tuesday customers will be collected on their normal collection days.


    November 28 & 29

    • Solid Waste Offices are closed November 28-29
    • NO COLLECTION on Thursday, November 28
    • Thursday customers will be collected on Friday, November 29
    • Friday Customers will be collected on Saturday, November 30

    Full Calendar: All Solid Waste Holiday Schedules for Residential Service

    city of lakeland holiday schedule map