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Veterans Day holiday closures and service impacts

Learn about the impacts to King County operations and services on Veterans Day, a state and federal holiday.

Most King County government offices will be closed to observe Veterans Day. Veterans Day is on November 11. When November 11 falls on a Saturday, the holiday will be observed on the Friday before. When November 11 falls on a Sunday, the holiday will be observed on the Monday after.

In 2023, Veterans Day will be observed on Friday, November 10.


  • Buses and transit will run on a reduced weekday schedule on Friday, November 10, 2023 and a Saturday schedule on November 11, 2023.
  • Water Taxis will not sail.
  • Metro offices will be closed. This includes customer service, lost and found, and pass sales.


District Court, Superior Court, and the Superior Court Clerk’s office will be closed.

Other services

About the Veterans Day holiday

Veterans Day is a federal holiday in the United States for honoring military veterans of the United States Armed Forces. Veterans Day was originally known as Armistice Day, which started in 1919. The holiday was renamed in 1954.


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