Presidents’ Day 2019: What’s Open, Closed In McLean

Emily Leayman - The Patch Around Town

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By Emily Leayman

In 2019, Presidents’ Day falls on Monday, Feb. 18. Virginia recognizes the federal holiday as George Washington Day, given his roots in the state.

There’s plenty to do throughout the holiday weekend, including the George Washington Birthday Parade and a free admission day at Mount Vernon.

The holiday also means a number of closures and schedule changes around McLean. Below are the openings and closures to know on Presidents’ Day.

Fairfax County government offices: Closed on Feb. 18.

State offices: Circuit Court, General District Court and Juvenile and Domestic Relations District Court are closed Feb. 18.

Fairfax County Public Schools: Closed on Feb. 18.

Community Centers: McLean Community Center is closed on Feb. 18. Fairfax County Neighborhood and Community Services (NCS) programs, activities and facilities will be closed Feb. 16-18.

Fairfax Connector and Fastran: Fairfax Connector bus service will operate on a holiday weekday schedule on Feb. 18. Fastran will not operate on Feb. 18. See for more information.

Libraries: All Fairfax County libraries will be closed on Feb. 18.

Metrorail: Metrorail will run on a Saturday schedule on Feb. 18 from 5 a.m.-11:30 p.m. Off-peak fares will be in effect and parking will be free at Metro lots and garages. On Feb. 16-18, Yellow Line trains will only run between Huntington and Reagan National Airport due to rail maintenance on the Yellow Line bridge between Pentagon and L’Enfant Plaza. For more information, visit WMATA’s weekend page.

Metrobus: Metrobus will operate on a Saturday and supplemental schedule on Feb. 18. Visit for more details on specific routes.

Parks: Colvin Run Mill and Sully Historic Site are closed on Feb. 18. The Historic House at Green Spring Gardens is closed while the Horticultural Center is open. All other county-operated parks are open.

Post offices: Closed on Feb. 18.

Recreation centers: Open regular hours on Feb. 18.

Recycling: I-66 Transfer Station (4618 West Ox Road, Fairfax) and I-95 Landfill (9850 Furnace Road, Lorton) are open on Feb. 18.

Trash pickup: There is no change to the county trash and recycling pickup on Feb. 18. Have your materials at the curb or street line by 6 a.m. Contact private providers for any schedule changes.