Indigenous People’s Day: What’s Open and Closed on Monday?

Indigenous Peoples Day or Columbus Day, falls on Monday, October 8th this year and is one of 10 Federal holidays recognized by the U.S. government, giving us all a 3-day weekend!

First recognized as a U.S. federal holiday in 1937, some states call it Native American Day, or Indigenous Peoples Day, or Columbus Day. In Hawaii it’s called Discoverers’ Day.

Whatever you call it, here’ what businesses will be open or closed on Monday:

Banks: Most banks, including Federal Reserve Banks, Bank of America and Wells Fargo, will be closed. TD Bank will remain open on Monday.

Mail services: The United States Postal Service will not deliver mail on Monday. However, UPS locations will be open. And, UPS will pick up and deliver packages as normal. FexEx will be operational, with the exception of FedEx Home Delivery and a modified service for FedEx SmartPost.

Schools: Schools are not required to close but many will be closed. Check with your school district or school calendar on holiday closures.

Libraries: Most if not all public libraries in San Francisco will be closed.

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

Federal offices: Because it is a federal holiday, all federal offices will be closed.

National parks: The National Park Service will be open so enjoy!

Courts: Courts will be closed.

Retail businesses: Most department stores and retail shops will be open. Most restaurants will also remain open.

Grocery stores: Most grocery stores will remain open.

Garbage: Garbage and recycling collection is not operational in many cities on Monday, but check with your local city providers.


Source: USA Today

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