Veterans Day 2019 - What is Open and Closed in Sarasota and Manatee

Veterans Day 2019: What's Open And Closed In Sarasota

Monday is Veterans Day and you'll find many banks and government offices will be ​closed in observance of the holiday.

Sarasota, FL — Monday is Veterans Day and you'll find many banks and government offices will be closed in observance of the holiday.

Here are some of the holiday closings we found around the Sarasota Area:

·There is no U.S. Postal Service mail delivery on Monday, Nov. 11.

·Sarasota administrative offices will be closed Monday.

·Garbage, recycling and yard waste pickups will follow a normal schedule.

Hours of operation at recreation and cultural arts facilities will vary:

The city and the Sarasota Patriotic Observance Committee will host the 2019 Veterans Day parade and ceremony on Monday, Nov. 11.

The parade will begin at 10 a.m. along Main Street and Osprey Avenue. It will wrap up at Chaplain J.D.Hamel Park at the corner of Main Street and Gulfstream Avenue for an 11 a.m. ceremony.

This year's parade theme is "All Gave Some … Some Gave All … We May Not Know Them All … We Owe Them All."

The ceremony will feature guest speaker and retired U.S. Army Col. Michael P. Ryan, who served 10 years as senior Army instructor at Sarasota Military Academy. The event will also include a performance by the Sarasota Jazz Club Band.

The following road closures and vehicle tow away zones will be enforced for the parade beginning at 8 a.m., according to the Sarasota Police Department:

·8 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.: Main Street closed from U.S. 301 to Mira Mar Court

·8 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.: Main Street closed from Mira Mar Court to U.S. 41

·8 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.: Osprey Avenue from Fruitville Road to Ringling Boulevard

·8 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.: Pineapple Avenue closed from State Street to First Street

·8 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.: Links Avenue from Fruitville Road to Ringling Boulevard

·8 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.: First Street closed from Pineapple Avenue to Central Avenue

·8 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.: Central Avenue closed from Main Street to First Street

Vehicles not removed by the posted time will be towed at the owner's expense.

Veterans Day 2019: What's Open And Closed In Manatee

Monday is Veterans Day and you'll find many banks and government offices will be ​closed in observance of the holiday.

BRADENTON, FL — Monday is Veterans Day and you'll find many banks and government offices will be closed in observance of the holiday.

Here are some of the holiday closings we found around the Manatee County Area:

·There is no U.S. Postal Service mail delivery on Monday, Nov. 11.

·Manatee County Government offices will be closed on Nov. 11.

  • Downtown Central Library, the only public library open on Mondays, will be closed for Veteran's Day and will reopen Tuesday, Nov. 12.
  • Manatee County parks and beaches will be open to the public. Manatee County and Buffalo Creek Golf Courses will be open.
  • G.T.Bray Recreation Center will be closed.
  • Manatee County's publicly owned natural preserves will remain open.
  • Trash, recycling and yard waste collections for the week are not impacted by Veteran's Day and will follow the normal collection schedule.
  • Manatee County Area Transit, the Anna Maria Island Trolley and the Longboat Key Shuttle and regular weekday Handy Bus will operate as normal on Monday. Customer service booths at the downtown Bradenton and Desoto Transit stations will be closed.

  • The Manatee County Veterans Council and the city of Palmetto will host the annual Veterans Day Parade, which will begin at Manatee County Fairgrounds, proceed south on 11th Ave and end at Sutton Park. The parade will be followed by the annual Veteran's Day Memorial Service.

For more information on Manatee County Government, visit www.mymanatee.org or call 941-748-4501.

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