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CBJ Independence Day Holiday closures and reminders

June 30, 2021 – FYI, News

City and Borough of Juneau offices will be closed on Monday, July 5 in observance of the Independence Day Holiday. Normal business hours (8 a.m. –  4:30 p.m.) will resume on Tuesday, July 6. Here’s what’s going on with CBJ facilities and services July 4 and 5:

  • CBJ’s COVID-19 Hotline and Drive-Thru testing facility are closed Sunday, July 4, and will reopen Monday, July 5
  • Capital Transit and CAPITAL AKcess are not operating Sunday, July 4, with full service on Monday, July 5
  • Augustus Brown Pool and Dimond Park Aquatic Center are closed Sunday, July 4  and Monday, July 5
  • Zach Gordon Youth Center is closed Sunday, July 4 and Monday, July 5
  • Juneau Public Libraries are closed Sunday, July 4 and Monday, July 5 (regular hours on Saturday, July 3). Book drops will be locked Saturday evening, July 3, until Monday morning, July 5.
  • Jensen-Olson Arboretum is closed Sunday, July 4 and is normally closed Monday
  • Juneau-Douglas City Museum is closed Sunday, July 4, and is normally closed Monday

Road closures:

  • A number of streets in Downtown Juneau will be closed for the Juneau Fourth of July parade, which begins at 12 p.m. on Sunday, July 4 at the Department of Labor building on West 8th Street. See details of the parade route and which streets are closed here. The Juneau Police Department will close all of the referenced streets to vehicular traffic starting at about 11:20 a.m. to roughly 2:30 p.m. For more information on the downtown parade, call the Juneau Festival Association at 209-9092.
  • A portion of St. Ann’s Avenue in Douglas will be closed for the Douglas Fourth of July Soapbox Derby for Kids starting 12 p.m. Saturday, July 3 to 9 p.m. Sunday, July 4. During this time, the road will be barricaded, and both edges of St. Ann’s Avenue will be lined with tires. See more details here.
  • 3rd Street in Douglas will be used for the Douglas Fourth of July Parade, which begins at 3 p.m. on Sunday, July 4. There will be no parking and traffic will be rerouted, affecting traffic patterns on other streets. See more details here. For information about both Douglas activities, contact Molly McCormick at 321-3510.

Other notes:

  • Read CBJ Fourth of July fireworks personal use guidelines here.
  • The Gastineau Channel Fireworks show, which is run by volunteer group Juneau Fireworks Crew, is scheduled to take place starting around 11:59 p.m. on Saturday, July 3.
  • For information on Fourth of July festivities around town, visit: