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Posted on: January 5, 2023

Press Release: Annapolis City Offices Closed for Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Mon., Jan. 16


Mayor Gavin Buckley


Public Information Office

160 Duke of Gloucester Street

Annapolis, Maryland 21401




Media Contact: Mitchelle Stephenson, 410-972-7724 or                  


Most Annapolis City Offices Closed for Dr. Martin 
Luther King, Jr. Day on Monday, Jan 16, 2023

Annapolis, MD (January 5, 2023) - Mayor Gavin Buckley reminds residents that Annapolis City government offices will be closed on Monday, January 16, 2023 in observance of the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. holiday. 


“Dr. King’s birthday is a great time to reflect on his courage and willingness to endure hardship and sacrifice to make America a more just nation,” said Annapolis Mayor Gavin Buckley. “The King holiday gives us the opportunity to take time for that reflection and, if we are able, to engage in service to our community through volunteerism.”


  • Annapolis Transit will operate on a Sunday Service Schedule (Purple, 7 a.m. to 8 p.m.; State Shuttle, 6:30 a.m. to 10 p.m.). For more information on transit schedules, visit

  • The downtown “magenta” shuttle will operate on a regular schedule, 6 a.m. to 11 p.m.



  • Please note that curbside recycling and refuse collection WILL NOT be affected



  • The Stanton Center will be closed.

  •  The Pip Moyer Recreation Center (PMRC) will operate on a regular schedule, 6 a.m. to 8 p.m.  

  • “Kids Day In” - spaces are available for a fun-filled day of supervised activities for children Pre-K through 5th Grade. Kids Day In is held from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. at PMRC. Requires pre-registration. $50 for residents, $60 for non-residents.

The Annual Martin Luther King, Jr. Parade, traditionally held in January, was permanently moved to April in 2019.

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