ANNE ARUNDEL COUNTY, MD — On New Year's Day, residents in Anne Arundel County will leave behind a year marked by unprecedented hardship and challenges. After spending much of the year navigating the once-in-a-lifetime coronavirus pandemic, many will no doubt welcome 2021 with open arms. As we ring in the new year in our town, many local facilities and government offices will take the day off to recognize the start of the new year.
Here's a look at what's open and closed in Anne Arundel County on New Year's:
Courts: Courts will be closed New Year's Day.
Parks: All parks will be open normal hours.
Libraries: All Anne Arundel County Public Library branchesFriday.
Trash And Recycling: All landfills and recycling centers will be closed New Year's Day. Friday collection will be picked up Saturday.
Buses: The County Connector will run on a Sunday schedule New Year's Day. No county buses will run on Friday.
Trains: The MARC train will not run Friday. The Light RailLink will run New Year's Day.
If you're hoping to step out for some socially distanced shopping or dining in the area or if you're traveling, there are several stores and chain restaurants that will be open on New Year's Day in the area and elsewhere, if you're traveling.
Bed, Bath & Beyond: Open 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Dick's Sporting Goods: Open 9 a.m. to 7 p.m.
Dillard's: Some stores open 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. (varies by mall)
Hobby Lobby: Open 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Home Depot: Open 9 a.m. to 8 p.m.
IKEA: Open regular hours.
Kohl's: Open 9 a.m. to 10 p.m.
Lowe's: Open 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Macy's: Open 11 a.m. to 9 p.m.
Marshalls: Open regular hours.
Neiman Marcus: Open noon to 5 p.m.
PetSmart: Open regular hours.
Target: Open regular hours.
TJ Maxx: Open 9:30 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Walgreens: Open regular hours.
Walmart: Open regular hours.
Black Angus Steakhouse
Buca di Beppo
Buffalo Wild Wings
The Cheesecake Factory
Curry Up Now
Fogo de Chão
Lettuce Entertain You
Morton's The Steakhouse
Ruth's Chris Steakhouse
Smith & Wollensky
The Capital Grille
Given the coronavirus pandemic and changing business restrictions in some states, we would encourage you to call ahead to confirm hours at any of these retailers or restaurants.