Holiday Services & Office Closures

Holiday Services & Office Closures

All City administrative offices will be closed on Monday and Tuesday, December 25th and 26th, in observance of the Christmas Holiday. City offices will also be closed on Monday, January 1st, in observance of New Year’s Day. From all of us at the City of Fort Walton Beach, have a Merry Christmas and a safe and happy holiday season!

WATER/SEWER SERVICES: To report a water or sewer emergency during this timeframe, residents may call the general police dispatch line at (850)833-9546 and the request for service will be routed accordingly. Utility payments may be completed online, placed in the gray box beside the ATM in the front City Hall parking lot, or paid via the 24/7 utility billing line at (850)357-8753.
GARBAGE & SANITATION: Garbage Pickup Routes: For the holidays listed above, residential garbage service days will shift by one day; if your pickup day is normally Monday, your holiday week garbage pickup will be delayed to Tuesday. If your pickup day is normally Tuesday, your holiday week garbage pickup will be delayed to Wednesday.

Commercial Garbage: No commercial pickup on December 25th or January 1st

Recycling & Yard Waste: Regular recycling schedules will be unaffected by these closures, but there will be no yard waste pickup during the holidays listed above.

Note: this only applies to City of Fort Walton Beach Sanitation customers. Okaloosa County customers: please contact the Okaloosa County Solid Waste Division for information on your holiday pickup schedule.

For more information, please contact the FWB Sanitation Office directly at (850)833-9655. You can also learn more about our Sanitation services by visiting
RECREATION: In addition to the dates listed above, the Fort Walton Beach Public Library and Heritage Park & Cultural Center will also be closed on Saturday, December 23rd. In addition to the dates listed above, the gymnasium, dance room, and racquetball courts will be closed the week of December 25th for maintenance. The Fort Walton Beach Golf Club will be closed on December 25th only. For more information about Recreation Services, call (850)833-9576 or visit
PUBLIC SAFETY: Your Fort Walton Beach Fire and Police Departments are always here, always ready.