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Presidents Day 2022: What’s open, what’s closed on Monday? Banks, UPS, mail delivery, stock markets, supermarkets, schools

Presidents Day 2022, also known as Washington’s Birthday, is Monday, Feb. 21, 2022. It’s a day dedicated to celebrating all U.S. presidents, past and present.

The holiday was originally established in 1885 to celebrate President George Washington’s birthday after his death. The day became known as Presidents Day when it became part of the 1971 Uniform Monday Holiday Act, which was an attempt to create more three-day weekends for federal employees.

Here is everything you need to know about what’s open and what’s closed on Presidents Day 2022.

Is Presidents Day a federal holiday?

Yes. Presidents Day is the third federal and state holiday of the year.

It is one of several holidays in which the date changes each year in accordance with the Uniform Monday Holiday Act. Others include Martin Luther King Jr. Day, Memorial Day, Juneteenth, Columbus Day, Labor Day and Veterans Day.

Is the post office open on Presidents Day 2022?

No, all United States Postal Service offices will be closed.

Does mail run on Presidents Day 2022? Is there mail delivery?

There will be no regular mail delivery on Presidents Day. Only Priority Mail Express will be delivered.

FedEx and UPS will be delivering, though. FedEx Express and FedEx Ground Economy will be on a modified service schedule. UPS operates on a normal schedule.

Are banks open on Presidents Day 2022?

Most banks will not be open.

The following banks are scheduled to be closed on Presidents Day:

There is only one major bank that is scheduled to stay open on Presidents Day:

Is the stock market closed on Presidents Day 2022?

The New York Stock Exchange will be closed on Monday. Nasdaq trading and bond markets also will be closed.

Will grocery stores be open on Presidents Day 2022?

Most supermarkets will be open. Shoppers should ultimately check with their local supermarket for specific information.

The following major supermarkets will be open with regular hours on Presidents Day:

Are restaurants open on Presidents Day 2022? Is McDonald’s open? Is Starbucks open?

Most chain restaurants should be open on Presidents Day, including McDonald’s and Starbucks, according to HolidayShoppingHours.com.

For local, non-chain restaurants, patrons should ultimately check with the restaurant for specific information.

Are stores open on Presidents Day 2022? Are malls open on Presidents Day 2022?

All major retail stores and malls should be open, along with most shopping centers, according to HolidayShoppingHours.com.

To see a list of some of the more popular store opening and closing times, click here.

What are the best Presidents Day 2022 sales?

Presidents Day is one of the more popular federal holidays for retailers to hold massive online sales. Here is a list of some of the bigger retailers holding sales:

Are schools open on Presidents Day 2022?

Most schools are closed on Presidents Day 2022, which is a federal holiday.

In New Jersey, most schools are closed on Presidents Day, and some are even closed on the Friday before the holiday.

It is up to the public district or private school to decide, however, so we recommend checking with your local school to see if it is open or closed. The most accurate information likely will be on the school or district’s website.

A full directory of public school districts and their websites can be found here. A full directory of non-public schools and their websites can be found here.

Are New Jersey Motor Vehicle Commission locations open on Presidents Day 2022?

Motor Vehicle Commission (MVC) offices will not be open on Presidents Day. Online processing of some documents are available on Motor Vehicle Commission’s website.

Additionally, all New Jersey state offices and courts will be closed.

Does NJ Transit, PATH and SEPTA operate on a normal schedule?

NJ Transit will operate on either a weekday, Saturday or holiday schedule depending on your route. PATH will operate on a modified Saturday schedule, while SEPTA will operate on a modified weekday schedule.

For NJ Transit, riders should use NJ Transit’s online trip planner to double-check arrival and departure times.

When is the next federal holiday?

The next federal holiday is Memorial Day on Monday, May. 31.

For more information about the history of Presidents Day, check out the video below:

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