City of Cleveland Announces Holiday Closures, Waste Collection Delays and Winterfest Road Closures

As the City of Cleveland prepares for the holiday season, residents should be advised of delays in waste collection and City office closures.

City Office Closures

City of Cleveland offices – including City Hall, Cleveland Public Power and Cleveland Water – will be closed on the following days:

  • Thanksgiving Day – Thursday, November 25
  • Friday, November, 26
  • Thursday, December, 23
  • Christmas Eve – Friday, December, 24

Reminder City of Cleveland offices are not open on weekends.

The Willard Park Garage attached to City Hall will also be closed on the following days:

  • Thanksgiving Day – Thursday, November 25
  • Friday, November, 26
  • Thursday, December, 23
  • Christmas Eve – Friday, December, 24
  • Christmas Day – Saturday, December, 25
  • New Year’s Day – Saturday, January, 1

Willard Park Garage will close at 7 p.m. on the following days:

  • Wednesday, November 24
  • Thursday, December 22
  • Thursday, December 30

Waste Collection Delays

The City of Cleveland Department of Public Works WILL NOT collect waste on Thursday, November, 26. Waste collection will be delayed by one day following the holiday.

The City has not scheduled a separate pick-up for discarded Christmas trees. Trees should be stripped of lights and ornaments and placed on tree lawns for pick-up on scheduled collection days.

For more information regarding waste collection, please call the Division of Waste Collection at (216) 664-3711 or visit www.clevelandohio.gov.

West Side Market (WSM) Hours

The WSM is open for business year round. Customers should be advised of upcoming closures and hours of operation changes. The WSM days and hours of operation for the 2021 holiday season will be as follows:

  • Thursday, December 23 from 8 a.m. to 5 .p.m.
  • Christmas Eve – Friday, December 24 from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m.
  • Thursday, December 30 from 8 a.m. to 5 .p.m.
  • New Year’s Eve – Friday, December, 31 from 8 a.m. to 5 .p.m.

The WSM will be closed on the following days:

  • Thanksgiving Day – Thursday, November 26
  • Christmas Day – Saturday, December 25
  • New Year’s Day – Saturday, January 1

Click here for more information on the WSM hours of operation.

Winterfest Road Closures

On Saturday, November 27, from 7 a.m. to 10 p.m.select roads near Public Square will be closed off for Downtown Cleveland Alliance’s Winterfest. The annual holiday event is set to welcome visitors from across the Greater Cleveland area.

The following road closures are scheduled for Saturday, Nov. 27:

  • Eastbound Superior Avenue at W. 3rd Street
  • Westbound Superior Avenue at E. 3rd Street
  • Southbound Ontario Street and St. Clair Avenue
  • Westbound Rockwell Avenue at West Mall Drive
  • Northbound East Roadway at Euclid Ave.
  • Intersection of Franfort Avenue, W. 2nd Street, and West Mall Drive
  • Westbound Euclid Avenue at E. 6th St. ( access maintained for E. 4th residence and businesses deliveries)
  • Euclid Avenue at East Mall Drive