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Holiday-related Closures and Special Hours

12/20/2021
Contact: City Communications |

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

Christmas Holiday:

Closed Friday, Dec 24: City Hall, neighborhood resource centers, Transit administrative offices, Wichita Public Library locations, Park & Recreation centers, Century II administrative offices, Wichita TIX box office, Botanica, Old Cowtown Museum, Wichita Art Museum, CityArts, Mid-America All-Indian Museum, Great Plains Nature Center, Environmental Health office, WATER Center, the Animal Shelter, Brooks Landfill, Ralph Wulz Riverside Tennis Center and Wichita Public Golf Courses.

Closed Saturday, Dec 25: Wichita Public Library locations, Park & Recreation centers, Botanica, Old Cowtown Museum, Wichita Art Museum, CityArts, Mid-America All-Indian Museum, Great Plains Nature Center, the Animal Shelter Brooks Landfill, O.J. Watson Park, Ralph Wulz Riverside Tennis Center and Wichita Public Golf Courses.

Closed Sunday, Dec 26: Great Plains Nature Center, CityArts and Old Cowtown Museum.

There will be no Wichita Transit or Paratransit service on Saturday, Dec 25.

Special Hours:

  • CityArts will be open 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday, Dec 20 - Thursday, Dec 23;
  • Wichita TIX box office will close at noon on Thursday, Dec 23;
  • Great Plains Nature Center will close at 3 p.m. on Thursday, Dec 23;
  • Ralph Wulz Riverside Tennis Center will be open 8:30 a.m. to noon on Friday, Dec 24;
  • O.J. Watson Park will close at noon on Friday, Dec 24;
  • Mid-America All-Indian Museum will close at 2 p.m. on Friday, Dec 24;
  • Wichita Public Golf Courses will close at 5 p.m. on Friday Dec 24;
  • Wichita Transit services will stop at 8 p.m. on Friday, Dec 24.

New Year's Holiday:

Closed Friday, Dec 31: City Hall, neighborhood resource centers, Transit administrative offices, Wichita Public Library locations, Park & Recreation centers, Century II administrative offices, Wichita TIX box office, Wichita Art Museum, Great Plains Nature Center, Environmental Health office, WATER Center and Brooks Landfill.

Closed Saturday, Jan 1: Wichita Public Library locations, Park & Recreation centers, Old Cowtown Museum, Wichita Art Museum, CityArts, Mid-America All-Indian Museum, Great Plains Nature Center, the Animal Shelter, Brooks Landfill, O.J. Watson Park and Wichita Public Golf Courses.

Closed Sunday, Jan 2: Wichita Public Library locations, Old Cowtown Museum and CityArts.

There will be no Wichita Transit or Paratransit service on Saturday, Jan 1.

Special Hours:

  • CityArts will be open 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday, Dec 27 - Fri, Dec 31;
  • Wichita TIX box office will close at noon on Thursday, Dec 30;
  • Great Plains Nature Center will close at 3 p.m. on Thursday, Dec 30;
  • Ralph Wulz Riverside Tennis Center will be open 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Friday, Dec 31;
  • O.J. Watson Park will close at noon on Friday, Dec 31;
  • Wichita Public Golf Courses will close at 5 p.m. on Friday Dec 31;
  • Botanica will be open at 5:30 p.m. on Saturday, Jan 1 for Illuminations;
  • Wichita Transit services will stop at 8 p.m. on Friday, Dec 31;
  • CityArts will be open 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday, Jan 3 - Tue, Jan 4 and 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. Wednesday, Jan 5 - Friday, Jan 7.
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