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Posted on: August 31, 2023

[ARCHIVED] Labor Day Operating Hours and Closings

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Certain City of Denton Facilities and Services will be closed on Labor Day, Monday, September 4, 2023

DENTON, TX, Aug. 31, 2023 – City of Denton facilities will be closed on Monday, Sept. 4 in observance of the Labor Day holiday and will reopen at 8 a.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 5. Please note the following with respect to specific City of Denton services and facilities.


All libraries will be closed on Monday, Sept. 4 and will resume regular hours on Tuesday, Sept. 5.  

Animal Services and Shelter

Animal Services and the Linda McNatt Animal Care & Adoption Center will be closed on Monday, Sept. 4 and will resume regular hours on Tuesday, Sept 5. For animal-related non-emergencies, call (940) 349-8181 and select option 8. In case of an emergency, call 911.

Parks and Recreation 

Denia Rec Center, MLK Jr. Rec Center, North Lakes Rec Center, Denton Senior Center, American Legion Hall Senior Center, Denton Civic Center, and Goldfield Tennis Center will be closed on Monday, Sept. 4.

The following facilities will be open on Monday, Sept. 4: 

  • Water Works Park – 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. (concessions are open from Noon to 6 p.m.)
  • Denton Natatorium – 5:30 a.m. to 8 p.m. (slide opens at Noon)
  • North Lakes Driving Range - 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Public Safety

Public safety personnel will be on duty during the holiday. The Denton Police Department non-emergency number is (940) 349-8181, and in case of an emergency, dial 911.


Customer Service will be closed on Monday, Sept. 4. To report a utility service emergency, call utilities dispatch at (940) 349-7000.

Solid Waste and Recycling

There will be no curbside trash, recycling, home chemical collections, or yard waste collection on Monday, Sept 4. All collections will be delayed one day the week of Sept. 4-8. Landfill hours for Sept. 4 will be 7 a.m. to noon.

Commercial customers with scheduled collections will be serviced Monday, Sept. 4, but no same-day service will be offered.

View the 2023 holiday collection schedule at


Airport administrative offices will be closed on Monday, Sept. 4. The air traffic control tower will be open from 6 a.m. to 10 p.m., and the airfield will remain open 24 hours per day. Flight services will be available from 6 a.m. to 10 p.m. throughout the holiday.

On behalf of the City of Denton, have a safe and happy holiday.


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