President’s Day 2020 – What’s the Status?
- For almost every American, Presidents Day means a day of big savings as various shops roll out their winter clearance sales.
- The third Monday of every February every year is to remember and honor the nation’s presidents, especially the first one. The day is Washington’s Birthday after President George Washington, who was born on 22nd February 1732.
- While this holiday allows many folks an extra weekend to get some errands in, it also means a range of services is going to be closed. Check this list to check what’s open and closed on
Banks are going to be closed
Most banks follow the vacation schedule of the federal reserve system so that they are going to be closed. That includes Bank of America, Chase, and Wells Fargo bank locations. But if you need to take out some cash, ATMs are going to be operating. Investors also will need to pause any trading because the stock exchange and bond market are closed.
The post office is closed
Except for a couple of select locations, US mail offices are going to be closed. there’ll be no mail delivery to homes and businesses except priority mail Express, which is delivered 365 days a year, in line with USPS. If you need something urgent, both UPS and FedEx are working. But FedEx has modified service for FedEx Express and SmartPost.
Most retail, grocery stores, and restaurants are operating
Many shops and retailers are giving out big discounts for Presidents Day as they are clearing their racks of winter stocks for spring. This means most markets and retail shops are operating. Also, most restaurants and grocery stores are open. But check with your local stores, as hours may differ by location.
Schools are closed
Your kids get a day off at school on Presidents Day as most public schools are closed. For colleges, many of them are open and for more information on holiday on this day, students should check the website of their universities.