What's open and closed in Seattle on the Fourth of July

Jul 2 2020, 10:00 pm

This Saturday, the nation will celebrate Independence Day, but with the pandemic continually impacting the economy, it may be difficult to keep on top of what is open and closed throughout the city.

Here’s a list of all of the major city facilities that will be open and closed this Fourth of July.

Please remember to adhere to all physical distancing guidelines and protocols if you plan on visiting any of these locations.


Transit: Metro Transit will continue to run on a Saturday schedule.

Parking meters: Meters in Seattle will be free to use.

Restaurants: Many restaurants in Seattle will remain open with amended hours.

Grocery stores: Most grocery stores in Seattle will remain open with amended hours.


  • Washington State offices and courts
  • Non-retail services such as banks and offices
  • Seattle Public Libraries
  • Seattle Public Community Centers
  • Post Offices

Many popular events including celebratory fireworks displays and music festivals are canceled.

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