City Offices Closed for Independence Day Holiday

Communications Director

Kristin Farley
[email protected]
(865) 215-2589

400 Main St., Room 691
Knoxville, TN 37902

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City Offices Closed for Independence Day Holiday July 4, 2023

Posted: 06/29/2023
City of Knoxville offices will be closed Tuesday, July 4, 2023.

The closure includes the 311 Center for Service Innovation, which operates the 311 and 211 phone numbers. Residents needing to report potholes, overgrown lots or other neighborhood issues to 311 are encouraged to use the My Knoxville app for Apple and Android. Download links available at

Waste Connections will run residential garbage and recycling routes on July 4. Downtown trash and recycling crews will also run their regular schedule.

City Parks and outdoor pools will be open July 4. Ed Cothren (1737 Reynolds St.) and Inskip (4204 Bruhin Road) pools operate 11 a.m. - 5 p.m. Mondays through Saturdays and 1 - 6 p.m. on Sundays. For more information, visit

Be advised of these additional closures and changes on July 4:

The City's Solid Waste Facility located at 1033 Elm Street will be closed Tuesday, July 4, resuming normal business hours on Wednesday, July 5.

City of Knoxville Recreation Centers will be closed. Youth Summer Camps will not meet that week and will resume on Monday, July 10.

Knoxville Area Transit buses and trolleys will not operate, and the service desk will be closed.

City recycling centers will be open, however the Goodwill attendant will not be on site to accept household goods donations. Please don’t leave donations at unattended centers.

On the holiday, many City employees will be staffing or enjoying Festival on the 4th at the World’s Fair Park. The following roads will be closed temporarily for that event:

World’s Fair Park Drive between Clinch and Grand avenues will be closed to vehicular traffic between 2 and 11 p.m. Clinch Avenue between Henley and 11th streets will also be closed.

Henley Bridge between E. Hill and Blount avenues will be closed from 4 - 11 p.m. to vehicles and all other traffic.