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Holiday-related Closures, Hours

12/16/2020
Contact: City Communications |

In observance of upcoming holidays, City of Wichita facilities will be closed and/or have special hours per below:

Christmas Holiday:

Tuesday, Dec. 22: The City Council workshop will be consent only.

Closed Thursday, Dec. 24: Great Plains Nature Center, Old Cowtown Museum, Wichita Art Museum, the Animal Shelter and Botanica

Closed Friday, Dec. 25: City Hall, neighborhood resource centers, Park & Recreation centers, Wichita Public Library locations, Great Plains Nature Center, OJ Watson Park, Old Cowtown Museum, Wichita Art Museum, CityArts, Mid-America All-Indian Museum, Century II administrative offices, Wichita TIX box office, Transit administrative offices, Environmental Health office, WATER Center, the Animal Shelter, Brooks Landfill, Riverside Tennis Center, Botanica and municipal golf courses

Special Hours: There will be no Wichita Transit or Paratransit service on Friday, Dec. 25.

  • Transit administrative offices will close at noon on Thursday, Dec. 24.
  • Brooks Landfill will close at noon on Thursday, Dec. 24 and reopen Monday, Dec. 28.
  • CityArts will close at 2 p.m. on Thursday, Dec. 24 and will reopen on Monday, Dec. 28.
  • Recreation Facilities will close at 3pm on Thursday, Dec. 24.
  • Riverside Tennis Center will close at 3pm on Thursday, Dec. 24.
  • Wichita Public Library locations will close at 3 p.m. on Thursday, Dec. 24.
  • Great Plains Nature Center will be closed on Saturday, Dec. 26.
  • Mid-America All-Indian Museum will be closed on Saturday, Dec. 26.
  • OJ Watson Park will be open from 9 a.m. to noon on Thursday, Dec. 24.
  • Century II offices administrative offices will close at 3 p.m. on Thursday, Dec. 24th .
  • WichitaTIX will close at noon on Thursday, Dec. 24th.

New Year's Holiday:

Closed Thursday, Dec. 31: Old Cowtown Museum

Closed Friday, Jan. 1: City Hall, neighborhood resource centers, Park & Recreation centers, Wichita Public Library locations, Great Plains Nature Center, OJ Watson Park, Old Cowtown Museum, Wichita Art Museum, CityArts, Mid-America All-Indian Museum, Century II administrative offices, Wichita TIX box office, Transit administrative offices, Environmental Health office, WATER Center, the Animal Shelter, Brooks Landfill, Riverside Tennis Center, Botanica and municipal golf courses

Special Hours: There will be no Wichita Transit or Paratransit service on Friday, Jan. 1.

  • Transit administrative offices will close at noon on Thursday, Dec. 31.
  • Brooks Landfill will close at noon on Thursday, Dec. 31 and reopen Monday, Jan. 4.
  • Great Plains Nature Center will close at 3 p.m. on Thursday, Dec. 31 and reopen on Monday, Jan. 4.
  • Recreation Facilities will close at 3pm on Thursday, Dec. 24.
  • Riverside Tennis Center will close at 3pm on Thursday, Dec. 24.
  • Wichita Public Library locations will close at 5 p.m. on Thursday, Dec. 31.
  • CityArts will be closed on Friday, Jan. 1 and reopen on Monday, Jan. 4.
  • Riverside Tennis Center will be open from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Thursday, Dec. 31.
  • Botanica will open at 5:30 p.m. on Friday, Jan. 1 for Illuminations.
  • Century II offices administrative offices will close at 3 p.m. on Thursday, Dec. 31.
  • WichitaTIX will close at 3 p.m. on Thursday, Dec. 31.
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