Christmas hours

Published on 22 November 2022


During this year's holiday season, Friday 23 December to Tuesday 3 January the City of Onkaparinga will have varying service availability.

Waste and recycling collections

There will be no changes to bin collections. 

Please check the Waste and Recycling section for more information about our services.

Customer service

Closes: 5pm Friday 23 December 2022. 
Opens: 8.30am Tuesday 3 January 2023.


For emergencies call (08) 8384 0622, 24 hours a day.

An emergency in this instance is a situation that may cause imminent and immediate danger to people or property.

Non-urgent requests will be responded to from 4 January onwards.


Closes: 12 noon Friday 23 December 2022. 
Opens: 8.30am Tuesday 3 January 2022.

Beach passes (vehicle access permits)

Seasonal permits can be obtained from the McLaren Vale and Fleurieu Visitor Information Centre, every day except Christmas Day (note centre closes 2pm Christmas Eve).

Day passes can be purchased from the beach access ramps.

Ranger services

Ranger services will be available daily.


  • Willunga library closes 5pm, Friday 23 December
  • Woodcroft library closes 5.30pm, Friday 23 December
  • Hub, Aldinga, Noarlunga and Seaford libraries open 10am-1pm, Saturday 24 December.

All libraries will then be closed from 25 December and reopen on Tuesday 3 January 2023.

All library return chutes will be closed during this period.

The Arts Centre and Sauerbier House Culture Exchange

The Arts Centre will be closed from 4pm, Saturday 24 December, reopening on Tuesday 3 January 2023 at 10am.

Sauerbier House will be closed from 4pm, Friday 23 December, reopening on Wednesday 4 January at 10am.

McLaren Vale and Fleurieu Coast Visitor Centre

The visitor centre will be open until 2pm Christmas Eve, closed Christmas Day and open every other day.

Community, Neighbourhood, Positive Ageing and Youth Centres

Centres will be closed during the festive season. Please contact your local centre for details as dates may vary.