Labor Day Holiday Schedule

The Wake Forest Town Hall and other administrative offices will be closed Monday, Sept. 7, in observance of Labor Day. Police services will not be interrupted, but other town services, including sanitation and bus service, will be affected.

The collection of garbage and recycling for the week of Sept. 7 will change as follows:

Normal Collection Day

Labor Day Week


Tuesday, Sept. 8


Wednesday, Sept. 9


Thursday, Sept. 10


Friday, Sept. 11


Saturday, Sept. 12


Yard waste collection will be suspended Monday but will resume Tuesday at 7 a.m. Crews will follow the normal collection schedule beginning with Monday’s route. Collection of the Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday routes will occur throughout the remainder of the week until all have been completed.

Bulk pick-ups will be scheduled for Wednesday, Sept. 9. To schedule a bulk pickup, call 919- 435-9570 by 2 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 8. Residents who call after hours may leave a voicemail message that includes their name and physical address. Residents may also request a bulk pickup by emailing [email protected].

Wake Forest bus service, including the Wake Forest-Raleigh Express and the Wake Forest Loop, will not be provided Sept. 7 but will resume its normal schedule Tuesday, Sept. 8.

Town offices will re-open Sept.8, at 8 a.m.

For information throughout the year concerning Town of Wake Forest holiday operations, including garbage and recycling collection schedules, visit the town’s website at

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