Is there mail delivery Presidents Day and are banks open on Monday, Feb. 18, 2013? Many people are wondering what's open and what's closed on the federal holiday that is also known as Washington's birthday.
Because Presidents Day is a federal holiday, you will not get mail and the post office is closed. In addition, government offices, schools and libraries are closed. The stock market is also closed on Monday.
However, if you love to shop, Presidents Day is a big sale day, so most retail businesses, restaurants, and car dealerships will be open for business.
So, yes, Walmart and Target are open and most malls are open regular business hours for shoppers looking to score a deal.
What's Open, What's Closed on Feb. 18, 2013:
Banks: All TD Bank locations are open on Monday but transactions made on that day will be processed the next business day.
Most other banks are closed, but you will find some banks open that have branches inside supermarkets. It's best to call ahead or use an ATM machine if you need cash.
Mail Delivery: President's Day is a Federal holiday so there will be no mail delivery in the United States. All U.S. Post Offices are closed on Monday, Feb. 18, 2013.
Stock Market: The stock market is closed on Monday. The New York Stock Exchange, Nasdaq, American and OTCBB markets are always closed on the following holidays: New Years Day, Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, Washingtons Birthday, Presidents Day, Good Friday, Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Thanksgiving, and Christmas Day.
Schools: Public schools are closed on Monday, but there may be some exceptions for private schools. Many schools are also closed the entire week for winter vacation.