In the U.S., the first Monday of September is Labor Day. It is recognized as a federal holiday and most government offices and private businesses are closed. While the following types of businesses are closed or open by law or tradition, be sure to call or check websites before deciding plans. See also: Labor Day by the Numbers 2018.

Deliveries / Shipping

U.S. Post Office | Closed
UPS | Closed (UPS Express Critical® available)
FedEx | Closed

Financial Institutions

Financial markets | Closed
Banks | Closed

Government Offices & Services

Federal offices | Closed
County offices |  Closed
State offices |  Closed
Municipal offices | Closed
Courts | Closed
Public transportation |  Many operate on a weekend instead of weekday schedule.
Trash collection  | Closed
Public schools | Closed
Colleges and universities | Check website


Local restaurants | Call or check website
Chain restaurants | Call or check website


Malls | Open
Big Box Retailers | Open
Local stores and shops | Call or check website
Supermarket |  Open
Liquor stores | Call or check website

Attractions and Entertainment

Libraries | Closed
Museums |
Call or visit their website
Movie theaters | Open

Also on

Labor Day by the Numbers | 2018

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