Here’s a list of what’s open and closed on the Fourth of July holiday:
• Seattle street parking is free
• In Seattle, garbage, food and yard waste, and recycling will be picked up on the regular schedule, according to the city’s website. Bellevue pickup also will be on a regular schedule.
• Most major banks and credit unions will be closed.
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• All United States post offices will be closed.
• Seattle’s wading pools are open, but indoor Seattle Parks and Recreation pools will be closed. Outdoor swimming pools (Mounger Pool and Colman Pool) are open on special schedules, check website.
• Seattle Public Library locations will be closed.
• Some grocery stores will close earlier than usual. For example, Trader Joe’s closes at 5 p.m., Uwajimaya at 8 p.m. and Whole Foods Markets could have varying closing times. Some chains will operate on regular schedules.
• King County Metro Transit bus routes will operate on a Sunday schedule with Sunday fares. Most of Metro’s commuter bus routes will not be in service. Customer service will be closed.
• The King County Water Taxi between downtown Seattle and West Seattle and free water-taxi shuttles will operate on an extended Sunday schedule
• Sound Transit Link Light Rail: Sunday service
• Sound Transit Sounder Train: No service
• Sound Transit bus routes 594, 545, 550, 522, 535, 554, 560, 574, 577, 578: Sunday service
• Sound Transit bus routes 510, 590, 511, 532, 540, 542, 555, 556, 566, 586, 592, 595, 513, 596: No Service
• Community Transit will offer no bus or DART paratransit service.
• Everett Transit buses will operate on a Sunday schedule.
• Pierce Transit buses and shuttles will operate on a Sunday schedule, while customer service will be closed.
• These ferries are on a holiday schedule: Point Defiance/Tahlequah, Fauntleroy/Vashon/Southworth and Seattle/Bainbridge. The rest are on regular schedules. Customers can expect heavy traffic on most routes. Customers are encouraged to make reservations in advance for the Port Townsend/Coupeville and Anacortes/Sidney B.C. routes. A parade in Kingston will delay sailings from both Kingston and Edmonds from approximately noon to 2 p.m.