Veterans Day 2019: What's open, what's closed

What's open and what's closed on Veterans Day

Monday, Nov. 11, is Veterans Day, a federal holiday when many government offices are closed.

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While government institutions will closed, most retail and restaurants will remain open for those who have a long weekend to enjoy.

Below is a list of some institutions that will be closed next Monday, and some that will be open. For local services and institutions, check with your city or county.


Banks: Most banks will be closed Monday.

Courts: Local, state and federal courts will be closed.

Federal offices: All federal government offices that are non-essential will be closed.

Garbage: Generally, city and county garbage and recycling collections that fall on Veterans Day are moved to another day of the week. Check with local municipalities.

Libraries: Most public libraries will close.

Mail services: The U.S. Postal Service won't deliver mail on Monday. Post offices will be closed.

Schools: Most schools close for Veterans Day. Check with your local school for more information.


Grocery stores: Most grocery stores will be open.

Department stores, retail: Most stores and shops will be open.

National parks: You can visit a national park on Monday. Entrance fees will be waived that day.

Package delivery: UPS and FedEx will deliver packages. Some of their stores could be closed or have altered hours.

Restaurants: Most restaurants will also remain open.

Stock markets: The New York Stock Exchange and Nasdaq will remain open.