McKinney City Hall, the McKinney Municipal Courts building and city administrative offices will be closed on Monday and Tuesday, Dec. 24-25, in observance of the Christmas holiday and also on Tuesday, Jan. 1 in observance of the New Year holiday.

Other city facilities, including recreation centers, libraries and the municipal golf course, have special hours for the upcoming holidays. The McKinney Senior Recreation Center, Senior Pool, the Community Center and the Old Settler’s Recreation Center will be closed Dec. 24–25 and Jan. 1, and all will close at 5 p.m. on Dec. 31.

From Sunday, Dec. 23 through Tuesday, Dec. 25, the Roy and Helen Hall Memorial Library and the John and Judy Gay Library will be closed. Between Wednesday, Dec. 26 and Saturday, Dec. 29, both libraries will be open from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. On Sunday, Dec. 30, both libraries are open from 1–5 p.m. On Monday, Dec. 31, both libraries will be open from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. The libraries are closed on New Year’s Day, and regular hours resume on Wednesday, Jan. 2.

On Christmas Eve, the Oak Hollow Municipal Golf Course Clubhouse closes at noon, the golf course is open from 6:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. and the Pro Shop is open until 1 p.m. The course and clubhouse will be closed on Dec. 25 and open with holiday rates on Jan. 1. All other days during the holiday, the course is open for regular operating hours.

The Dr Pepper StarCenter McKinney at Craig Ranch will be open until 4 p.m. on Dec. 24, closed on Dec. 25, open until 5 p.m. on Dec. 31 and open all day on Jan. 1. The public skating schedule for the holidays is available for viewing.

The Courts at Gabe Nesbitt Community Park is open Dec. 24 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. and is closed on Dec. 25. For the New Year holiday, The Courts is open on Dec. 31 from 8 a.m. to noon and is closed Jan. 1.

About McKinney

McKinney, Texas, is unique by nature. As one of the fastest-growing cities in the U.S., McKinney has a current population of more than 136,500. Incorporated in 1848, the city is located 30 miles north of Dallas and is the county seat of Collin County. McKinney offers rolling hills, lush trees, a historic downtown square and unique neighborhoods and developments, and it was recently ranked as the No. 2 Best Places to Live by Money Magazine in 2012. Visit the city’s website at