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Cary Town Government and Services Pause for Upcoming Holidays

Curbside collection bumps a day, no GoCary Services on Christmas, New Year’s Day

Post Date:12/21/2017 3:42 PM
  • During the weeks of Christmas and New Year’s, curbside collection will bump one day later for all citizens; trees and other natural greenery can be disposed of as part of weekly yard waste service.
  • GoCary will not operate on Christmas or New Year’s Day; The Citizen’s Convenience Center will be closed December 25 and January 1. 
  • Cary Town Hall and most staffed facilities, including community and arts centers, will close at 5 p.m. on December 22 and reopen December 28; the same facilities will be closed on January 1. 



Full Release

Cary, NC – The next two weeks will see slight changes to the Town of Cary’s services and operations.

  • Curbside Collection: During the weeks of December 25 and January 1, all trash, recycling and yard waste will move one day later; instead of collections Monday-Thursday, curbside collection will occur Tuesday-Friday each week. Items should be at the curb by 7 a.m. on your collection day and away from mail boxes, fire hydrants and light poles. Citizens can dispose of trees and other natural greenery as part of their regular curbside yard waste collection as long as trees are stripped of all artificial materials like lights, tinsel, wire and ornaments.


  • GoCary: GoCary services will not operate on December 25th and January 1st. On December 24th, GoCary fixed route and Door-to-Door services (Tier I only) will operate from 7 a.m. - 9 p.m. (Sunday schedule). Riders with questions should call (919) 485-RIDE (7433) or email


  • Facilities: Town of Cary offices and most staffed facilities—including community and arts centers—will close at 5 p.m. on December 22 and reopen December 28. The same facilities will also be closed January 1. The Cary Tennis Park, Sk8-Cary and The Cary Theater will be open; citizens are asked to call the facility ahead before visiting for specific operating hours. Note the NC Chinese Lantern Festival at Booth Amphitheatre is open nightly over the next two weeks, including Christmas Day and New Year’s Day.

For more operations and scheduling information, search “2017 Operations Schedule” at or call (919) 469-4090. For a list of things to do over the holiday weekend, check out


Primary Contacts

Dwayne Jones, Community Recreation Manager, (919) 469-4064

Kelly Blazey, Transit Services Administrator, (919) 462-2080

Bob Holden, Solid Waste Manager, (919) 469-4388

Carrie Roman, Public Information Supervisor, (919) 481-5091

Deanna Hawkes, Deputy Public Information Officer, (919) 380-4240



2017 Town Holiday Operations Schedule

Holiday Collection Schedule

Citizen’s Convenience Center

GoCary Schedule

Parks, Recreation and Cultural Arts Facilities

Chinese Lantern Festival

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