Holiday Schedule

2021 City of Sun Prairie Observed Holidays

City facilities and services are closed in observance of the following holidays:

January 1
January 18
May 31
July 5
September 6
November 25 & 26
December 23
December 24

December 30
December 31
New Year's Day
Martin Luther King Jr. Day
Memorial Day
Independence Day (in recognition of July 4 which falls on Sunday)
Labor Day
Thanksgiving Day (and the day after)
Christmas Holiday
Christmas Holiday (in recognition of Christmas Day which falls on Saturday)
New Year Holiday
New Year Holiday (in recognition of New Year's Day which falls on Saturday)

NOTE: Sun Prairie Public Library’s observed holidays may differ. Please visit the Library website for more information.

Holiday Refuse & Recycling Collection Schedule

Refuse and recycling services are contracted and do not follow the above schedule. Please see the dates for holidays that impact the collection schedule.

Refuse and recycling collections are delayed by one day on the following observed City holidays if they fall on a week day:

  • New Year's Day
  • Memorial Day
  • Independence Day
  • Labor Day
  • Thanksgiving Day
  • Christmas Day

For example, if a holiday falls on a Monday, Monday collections will occur on Tuesday, Tuesday on Wednesday, etc.


For example, if your normal collection day is Tuesday and that happens to fall on an above holiday, your collection would be delayed and picked up on Wednesday, Wednesday collection would be moved to Thursday, Thursday collection would be moved to Friday, and Friday collection moved to Saturday. Sunday will never be a collection date.

Be sure to have your refuse/recycle cart at the curb by 7 a.m. on your collection day.

Please note: All emergency services will be open. If you are in need of police assistance in non-emergency situations please call 608-837-7336. In all emergencies, please dial 911.

If there is a sewer back-up or water in your basement, please contact 608-837-7336.

To report a problem that can wait until the next business day, please visit Request Tracker.