Labor Day: What’s Open, What’s Closed

Labor Day is Monday September 3; here is a list of what's open and closed and holiday bus routes

The City of Shoreline is closed.

The City of Lake Forest Park is closed.

Costco is closed.

The King County Library System, including the Shoreline, Lake Forest Park and Richmond Beach branches are closed.

Shoreline School District: Closed. First day of school is Monday, Sept. 10.

The Shoreline Pool is closed.

The Dale Turner Family YMCA is closed until, Monday Sept. 10 for maintenance.

King County government: Closed.

King County Metro: Most Metro Transit service will operate on a Sunday schedule. If a route does not normally run on Sunday, there is no service on Labor Day. Sunday fares will be in effect on Metro bus routes on Labor Day.

All Metro offices will be closed on Labor Day, including the Customer Information Center phone lines. For more information about transit service, visit Metro Online.


King County Metro Transit will operate limited-stop shuttles between Northgate and Seattle Center – as well as lots of regularly scheduled service from other areas – Saturday, Sept. 1, through Monday, Sept. 3, for the Bumbershoot music and arts festival.

The Northgate shuttle will operate every 20 minutes from 10 a.m. to 11:30 p.m. each day. The shuttle fare is $2.50 cash per person each way and exact change is required. No passes, transfers or ORCA cards are accepted on the shuttle. Children 5 and under ride free.

Passengers can board the Bumbershoot shuttle at Bay 5 at the Northgate Transit Center, 10200 First Ave. N.E. The shuttle will travel south on Aurora Avenue North, stopping only at the posted bus stops just south of North 105th, 85th, 76th and 46th streets before arriving on Mercer Street at Third Avenue North.

Returning north to Northgate Transit Center, the shuttle will depart from eastbound on Mercer Street at Third Avenue North and will travel via Aurora Avenue North, stopping only at North 46th, 76th and 85th streets, and on North Northgate Way just east of Aurora Avenue North.

King County Transfer Stations: Open.

State of Washington: Closed.

Federal government (including the U.S. Postal Service): Closed

Banks: Many, if not most, will be closed.

Express delivery companiesFedEx and UPS will be open.

Cleanscapes: Regular recycling and garbage service.

Sources: Government and company websites.


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