2024 Independence Day observance, information from the City of Norman

City of Norman Administrative Offices will be closed 7/4/24 in observance of the Independence Day Holiday. See details on certain City operations outlined below.

Residents are kindly reminded that personal fireworks are prohibited in the City of Norman and can cause serious injury and property loss. Residents are encouraged to observe professional, permitted displays while celebrating the holiday.


Sanitation Division

Sanitation services, including recycling and commercial pickup, will be on regular schedule on 7/4/24. The Compost Facility and the Transfer Station will be open regular hours on 7/4/24. 

  • The Compost Facility located at 398 Bratcher Miner Road is open from 7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m., Monday through Friday; and 8 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. on Saturday.
  • The Transfer Station located at 3901 S. Chautauqua, is open from 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday; and 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday.

For questions, contact the Sanitation Division at 405-329-1023 or visit Normanok.gov.


Parks and Recreation

The following facilities will be closed on 7/4/24:

  • The Young Family Athletic Center
  • Little Axe Community Center
  • Irving Recreation Center
  • Whittier Recreation Center
  • 12th Avenue Recreation


Westwood Park Amenities include the following operating hours on 7/4/24:

  • Westwood Golf Course (2400 Westport Drive): Open from 8 a.m. to 6:30 p.m.
  • Westwood Tennis Center (2420 Westport Drive): Open from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m.
  • Westwood Family Aquatic Center (1017 Fairway Drive): Open from noon to 6 p.m.


Celebrate the holiday with the Norman Firecracker 5K; Norman’s Red, White & Blue Swim; and the City of Norman’s Fourth Fest. Norman’s Fourth Fest is free to all and begins at 5 p.m. at Reaves Park; it will conclude with the largest fireworks display in the state. For more information, visit NormanParks.com or call 405-366-5472.



The City’s transit services, EMBARK Norman and Norman On-Demand, will not operate on 7/4/24. See more information at www.embarknorman.com and city.ridewithvia.com/norman.


Norman Police Department

The Police Records Division and Animal Welfare will both be closed on 7/4/24.