City of Asheville offices closed March 29

Press release from City of Asheville:

Asheville City government offices will be closed on Friday, March 29, 2024. Here is a look at City services affected by this holiday.

ART bus service

ART bus service routes and facilities will operate on a holiday schedule which is the same as the Sunday schedule. Good Friday is one of six days ART runs on a reduced holiday schedule. For more route information or service alerts, visit

Asheville Parks & Recreation

Friday, March 29 – Administrative offices and all community center buildings are closed.  All parks and greenways are open 6 a.m.-10 p.m.

Sunday, March 31 – All community center buildings are closed. All parks and greenways are open from 6 a.m.-10 p.m.

Outdoor features such as playgrounds, picnic areas, and sports courts adjacent to community center buildings are open from 6 a.m.-10 p.m. on both days.

Community & Regional Entertainment Facilities 

Harrah’s Cherokee Center – Asheville is closed, tickets to upcoming events are available at

Asheville Municipal Golf Course is open, book a tee time at

WNC Nature Center is open, entry passes can be purchased at the gate, or in advance at 


Sanitation services will not be impacted as trash/recycling pickup runs Monday through Thursday.

Emergency response and water-related issues

Water Resources staff will be available for water-related emergencies 24 hours a day over the holiday weekend. Customers can call the customer service line at 828-251-1122 to report water related emergencies, leaks, breaks, and no water calls.

All public safety services, including police, fire and emergency response, will operate according to a normal schedule — 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

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