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City facilities (and the Monitor!) closing for Martin Luther King Jr. Day

Friday, January 13, 2023 by Elizabeth Pagano

In observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day, city administrative offices and facilities will be closed Monday, Jan. 16. The closures include libraries, the animal shelter, the Downtown Austin Community Court, and city utility customer service offices. Trash and recycling collections will not be impacted. Find more information about the city holiday here.

The MLK Community March and Festival will take place Monday, with things kicking off at 9 a.m. at the MLK statue on the UT Austin campus, and concluding at Huston-Tillotson University. Find information about the free march and event here.

The Austin Monitor will also close in observance of the holiday, resuming regular publishing on Tuesday.

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