What's opened, closed on July 4 in San Diego

Posted at 8:25 AM, Jul 04, 2017
and last updated 2017-07-04 12:23:09-04

SAN DIEGO (KGTV) - San Diegans will be out and about throughout the July 4 holiday weekend, though there are some closures in observance of Independence Day to take into consideration.


Federal, state, and local government offices will be closed on Tuesday, July 4, including administrative offices, city libraries, animal shelters and community recreational centers. Schools are also closed.

Mail carriers such as the United States Postal Service, FedEx, or UPS will not pickup or deliver on Tuesday.

Most major banks are also closed for Independence Day. The New York Stock Exchange and NASDAQ are also closed Tuesday.


Municipal pools will be open on Tuesday, from 12 p.m. to 4 p.m., as well as San Diego County parks and campgrounds, and municipal golf courses.

Also remember, trash pick-up schedules will be delayed by one day.

Most retail outlets, such as Walmart, Target, and CVS, will be open Tuesday, though some may change their hours. Check with the location you plan to visit beforehand. Restaurants and bars may also be running on a modified schedule, so it's best to call ahead of time.


Most MTS routes will run on a Sunday schedule. However, MTS routes with no service include: 

  • MTS Express Routes 50, 60, 110,150, 870
  • MTS Rapid Express Route 237,280,290
  • Rural Route 888,891,892,894
  • Sorrento Valley COASTER Connection
  • Routes 972, 973, 978, 979

Additional Trolley service will be provided for the Big Bay Boom firework show, with the Green Line running every 7 and a half minutes beginning at 3:23 p.m. from Qualcomm Stadium. The Blue and Oranges Lines will run every 15 minutes.

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NCTD Sprinter and Breeze service will run on a Sunday schedule, while Coaster service will operate on a Saturday schedule.