What's Open, Closed New Year's Day 2021 In Anne Arundel County

Kristin Danley-Greiner

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:

Government Offices: Anne Arundel County government offices will be closed New Year's Day.

Courts: Courts will be closed New Year's Day.

Parks: All parks will be open normal hours.

Libraries: All Anne Arundel County Public Library branches will be closed Friday.

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.


  • Applebee's

  • Balducci's

  • Black Angus Steakhouse

  • Boston Market

  • Buca di Beppo

  • Buffalo Wild Wings

  • Burger King

  • Carl's Jr.

  • Carrabba's

  • The Cheesecake Factory

  • Chick-fil-A

  • Chili's

  • Chipotle

  • Cracker Barrel

  • Curry Up Now

  • Denny's

  • Domino's

  • Dunkin'

  • Eddie V's

  • Fogo de Chão

  • Hardee's

  • IHOP

  • KFC

  • Kona Grill

  • Landry's Kitchen

  • Lettuce Entertain You

  • Maggiano's

  • Mastro's

  • McDonald's

  • Metro Diner

  • Morton's The Steakhouse

  • Olive Garden

  • Panda Express

  • Panera Bread

  • Patxi's Pizza

  • Ruth's Chris Steakhouse

  • Smith & Wollensky

  • Sonic

  • Starbucks

  • Subway

  • Taco Bell

  • The Capital Grille

  • Waffle House

  • Wahlburgers

  • Yard House

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.

This article originally appeared on the Glen Burnie Patch