MIAMI (CBSMiami) – South Florida has come to a virtual standstill Thursday as America pauses for a day to give thanks.

Federal, state, county and municipal offices will be closed both Thursday and Friday as will public schools, colleges and universities will be closed.

All Miami-Dade and Broward Courts will be closed Thursday and Friday.

On Thursday, there will be no mail delivery and stock markets will be closed as will banks.

While waste drop off centers in Miami-Dade and Broward will be closed garbage pick up will be on its regular schedule.  Fort Lauderdale residents whose bulk trash is collected the fourth Thursday of the month will receive service Thursday, Nov. 29, according to the Sun-Sentinel.

Libraries in both Miami-Dade and Broward will be closed on Thursday but regional and neighborhood parks, nature centers and natural areas will be open. Deerfield Island Park and the target range at Markham Park will be closed.

Tri-Rail and Broward County transit will operate holiday schedules. Metrobus, Metrorail and Metromover will operate on a Sunday schedule on Thursday

Malls will be closed. Publix grocery stores will be closed. Winn-Dixie and Albertsons stores will be open until 4 p.m.

The Sun-Sentinel contributed to this report


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