Labor Day Weekend 2013 is here and that means a three-day weekend for most folks. Labor Day is Monday Sept. 2 and that marks the unofficial end of summer, with the kids starting back to school and the weather is on the cusp of turning from hot and humid to cool and crisp.
While most stores and restaurants are open for the three-day weekend, many other businesses and financial institutions remain closed until Tuesday, according to the Washington Post on Aug. 28. What is closed on Labor Day Monday 2013? Since Labor Day is an official federal holiday, government offices are closed.
Here is a list of Monday September 2 closings:
Government: Federal, state and local offices are closed on Monday Sept. 2.
Banks: Most banks are closed on Monday, you may still find a few open, but the majority of the banks are closed.
Post Office: Post Offices are closed and there is no mail delivery on Sept. 2, except for Express Mail.
Courts: Federal and district courts are closed. Some municipals will hold adult arraignments and/or juvenile referral in some areas of the country, but most courts are closed.
DMV: Motor vehicle offices are closed Labor Day.
Financial Markets: Stock markets are closed on Labor Day
Garbage pickup: Most municipals won't have garbage pickup on Labor Day Monday. Follow your city's holiday week schedule, which usually means pickup is scheduled a day behind for the rest of the week.
Transit systems: Buses and Trains are on their holiday schedules, which means fewer departure times and time changes for departures for many of the transit systems nationwide. Check with your local train and bus stations for their holiday schedule.
Schools: Schools are closed on Monday Sept. 2.
Library: Libraries are closed on Labor Day Monday.
Liquor stores: Liquor stores are allowed to be open Monday in some states, but often it is up to the owner's discretion. Some liquor stores are opened but with reduced hours and in some states, regions or towns and cities within states close their liquor stores on Labor Day. It is best to find out over the Labor Day weekend if the liquor stores in your area will open on Monday Sept. 2.
Here is a list of places that traditionally remain open on Labor Day Monday:
•Most liquor stores
•Most retail Stores
•Some public pools
•Some state and municipal parks