City Announces MLK Jr. Day Closures

City Announces MLK Jr. Day Closures
Posted on 01/13/2021
Statue of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

In observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day, some city of Aurora locations will be closed or have adjusted hours Monday, Jan. 18, 2021.

  • All municipal offices and courts, closed
  • All libraries, closed; no fines will be assessed and no holds will expire on closed days
  • Aurora Animal Shelter, closed (please call 303.627.3100 for urgent animal-related matters that cannot wait until the next business day)
  • Aurora History Museum, remains closed to the public because of COVID-19
  • Aurora Reservoir, open 7 a.m. to 6 p.m.
  • Beck Recreation Center & Indoor Pool, closed
  • Bicentennial Art Center, closed
  • Central Recreation Center, closed
  • Golf courses, open (weather permitting)
  • Moorhead Recreation Center, closed
  • Morrison Nature Center, closed
  • Plains Conservation Center, open 6:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. (trail use only; visitor center closed)
  • Preschool Classes, closed
  • Senac Creek Nature Center, closed
  • Utah Indoor Pool, closed


The city’s 35th Annual Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Commemoration continues Jan. 18 with a virtual Wreath-Laying Ceremony at 8 a.m. on the city’s Facebook page,

On city holidays, payment for parking at on-street parking meters and commuter permit zones is not required, and posted, non-safety parking restrictions are not enforced.

Not affected by the holiday closures are the Detention Center, Police, Fire Rescue and Public Safety Communications operations.

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