Fourth of July Closures and Reminders from Pasadena

From Pasadena News Release:
On Monday, July 4, 2016, most Pasadena city business offices and City Hall will be closed. Normal schedules will resume on July 5.
The City Council will not meet on July 4.  After June 27, the Council’s next regularly scheduled meeting at City Hall is Monday, July 11, 2016.
Pasadena Fire and Police Departments will continue to be staffed for all patrol, jail, fire, paramedic and other emergency services, including special enforcement patrols against all fireworks throughout the City.  For life-threatening emergencies, always call 9-1-1, and “If You See Something, Say Something,” especially illegal fireworks, call: (626) 744-4241.
Want fireworks to be part of your Fourth of July celebration? Attend “Americafest” at the Rose Bowl Stadium, featuring the best professional fireworks show in Southern California!  Ticket, event program lineup, parking and tailgating info is online at
Pasadena residents and businesses with power emergencies should call the City’s Water and Power (PWP) Department at (626) 744-4673. For water-related emergencies, call (626) 744-4138.  PWP’s Customer Service Call Center is closed July 4, but customers can access their accounts and make payments by phone at (626) 744-4005 or online at
Pasadena’s Citizen Service Center,, will be open for calls 8 a.m. to 2 p.m., July 4, and will return to normal hours, 7:30 a.m. to 5 p.m., July 5.  All City provided service for trash, recycling and yard waste pickups will be on regular schedules the week of July 4, but no bulky item pickups will occur on Fourth of July.
The Municipal Services Payment Center at City Hall and all Pasadena Public Library sites will be closed July 4.
Pasadena Transit and Dial-A-Ride service will not operate on July 4, but will resume regular service July 5.  All parking meters not posted as “No Parking” will be free on July 4; time limits will not be enforced.  Violations for overnight parking, red curb parking, No Parking zones and blocking fire hydrants will be enforced. Regular enforcement resumes July 5.
The only public swimming pool open on July 4 will be at Pasadena High School, from noon to 3 p.m.  Go to for more public swimming pool information.  The “Splash Pad” water play facility at La Pintoresca Park will operate from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.  All City Recreation and Community Centers are closed on July 4, but all parks will be open for picnics, fun and festivities.  No site reservations are accepted on holidays.
Celebrate responsibly; always designate a driver; use common sense when outdoors in the sun and remember all fireworks are illegal in Pasadena.

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