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Christmas closings in Fort Worth and surrounding cities

Tom Thumb and Alberston’s grocery stores will be open Christmas Day.
Tom Thumb and Alberston’s grocery stores will be open Christmas Day. Star-Telegram archives

Because Christmas falls on a Sunday, all school districts and nonessential federal and state offices; banks; the stock market; and the U.S. Postal Service will be closed Monday in observance of the holiday.

Grocery stores: Most Tom Thumb and Albertsons will be open from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Christmas Day, while Aldi, Central Market, Kroger, Sprouts, Target, Wal-Mart and Whole Foods will be closed. Stores will resume normal hours Monday.

Things to do Christmas Day: Most movie theaters will be open. The Fort Worth Zoo is open from noon to 4 p.m..

Transportation: Bus and Mobility Impaired Transportation Service (MITS) will operate on a regular Sunday schedule Christmas Day. The TRE will not run on Christmas Day and will resume regular service Monday.

Municipal hours for holidays

Tarrant County: All nonessential offices, including courts, will be closed Friday through Monday.

Arlington, Colleyville, Euless, Grapevine, Haltom City, Hurst, Keller, Mansfield, Saginaw, Southlake and Watauga: All nonessential city offices will be closed Friday-Monday. Trash and recycling service will not be affected.

Bedford: All nonessential city offices will close at noon Thursday and remain closed through Monday. Trash and recycling service will not be affected.

Fort Worth: All nonessential city offices will be closed Monday. City council meetings over the holidays have been canceled, with the next meeting scheduled for 7 p.m. Jan. 24. Trash and recycling service will not be affected. Residents are allowed two extra bags of trash on their first pickup day following Christmas.

North Richland Hills: All nonessential city offices will be closed Monday. Trash and recycling service will not be affected.

Richland Hills: All nonessential city offices will close at 12:30 p.m. Thursday and remain closed through Monday. Trash and recycling service will not be affected..

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