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U.S. Postal Service Holidays in 2024: Is the Post Office Open?

Get services online even when there’s no mail delivery and post offices are closed


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The U.S. Postal Service observes 11 official holidays annually, including Independence Day. Post offices will be closed on Thursday, July 4, and the Postal Service will not deliver regular mail or packages on that date.

Here are the Postal Service holidays for 2024:

  • New Year’s Day: Monday, Jan. 1
  • Martin Luther King Jr. Day: Monday, Jan. 15
  • Presidents Day: Monday, Feb. 19
  • Memorial Day: Monday, May 27
  • Juneteenth National Independence Day: Wednesday, June 19
  • Independence Day: Thursday, July 4
  • Labor Day: Monday, Sept. 2
  • Columbus Day: Monday, Oct. 14
  • Veterans Day: Monday, Nov. 11
  • Thanksgiving: Thursday, Nov. 28
  • Christmas Day: Wednesday, Dec. 25
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Even when brick-and-mortar facilities are closed, some post office services are available online 24/7, including on holidays. With a USPS.com account, you can order stamps, print shipping labels, order boxes and other mail supplies, and request package pickups.

Stamps are also sold at most major supermarkets, pharmacies and office supply stores, which are open on some federal holidays.

FedEx and UPS holidays

Other major delivery companies set their own schedules and operate partially or in full on some federal holidays. FedEx and UPS do not pick up or deliver on July 4 except through their services for urgent and critical deliveries. Their retail locations may be closed or operate on modified schedules; check with your local FedEx Office or UPS Store for details.

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