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County Offices to Close for Thanksgiving

Buncombe County Government offices will be closed Nov. 26 and 27 in observance of the Thanksgiving holiday. The following services will also be affected. 

Buncombe County Public Libraries:

 All libraries will be closed for Thanksgiving Nov. 26-28 (note: Libraries are closed on Sundays and Mondays). The Digital Library is always open to browse thousands of titles. 

Buncombe County Parks: 

All parks will be closed on Thanksgiving Day, Nov. 26. Buncombe County Sports Park will be closed Nov. 28-29 for a disc golf tournament.

The Festival of Lights returns to Lake Julian Park Dec. 1-23. 

Buncombe County Landfill and Transfer Station: 

The Landfill and Transfer Station will be closed on Thanksgiving Day, Nov. 26, and will operate on their regular schedule Friday, Nov. 27.

Waste Pro:

Please be advised there will be no Waste Pro collection on Thanksgiving Day, Nov. 26. Normal Thursday collection will take place on Friday and Friday normal collection will take place on Saturday.

Public Health:

Community COVID-19 Testing is available on Nov. 22 and Nov. 29. Find more information at

As you go about your holiday celebrations this year we encourage everyone to take extra caution and please remember to practice the 3 Ws (wash your hands, wear a face covering, and wait six feet from others) to keep yourself, your family, and friends safe during the holiday season. Visit for more valuable tips to slow the spread of coronavirus and promote safety in our community.