Government

County Offices Close for Christmas

All public San Diego County offices, including family resource centers, library branches and animal shelters, will be closed on Wednesday, Dec. 25 for Christmas.

Additionally, all San Diego County libraries will close at 2 p.m. on Christmas Eve, Tuesday, Dec. 24.

Essential services, including Sheriff’s Department patrols and animal control emergency response, will continue during the holiday.

County parks, preserves and campgrounds will be open during normal business hours on Dec. 25, however, there will be no public vehicle access or restroom availability with the exception of campgrounds and neighborhood day-use parks.

Facilities at several County Parks will be closed on the dates below.

  • The Fallbrook Community Center will be closed on Dec. 25.
  • The Lakeside Community Center will be closed on Dec. 25.
  • The Lakeside Teen Center/REC Club will be closed Dec. 24 through Jan. 5.
  • The San Elijo Lagoon Nature Center will be closed on Dec. 25.
  • The Spring Valley Community Center will be closed Dec. 25.
  • The Spring Valley Teen Center/REC Club will be closed Dec. 23 through Jan. 6.
  • The Spring Valley gym will be closed Dec. 24 and Dec. 25.
  • The 4S Ranch Sports Park and recreation offices, and the park itself will be closed on Dec. 25.

Parks’ reservation phone line will not be available Wednesday, but you can make reservations online at sdparks.org.

County offices will reopen for regular business hours on Thursday, Dec. 26.

Tracy DeFore is a communications specialist with the County of San Diego Communications Office. Contact