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What's Open, What's Closed on Presidents' Day, Washington's Birthday 2014? Portrait of George Washington
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Wondering what's open, and what's closed on Presidents' Day 2014? Is there mail delivery on Presidents' Day? Are banks and post offices open or closed? Is Walmart open on Presidents' Day? Also known as Washington's Birthday, Presidents' Day is a federal holiday and is always observed on the third Monday in February. This year, Presidents' Day falls on Monday, February 17, 2014.

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The U.S. Post Office is Closed on Presidents' Day

According to the USPS Post Office, there is no United States mail delivery on Presidents' Day, Monday, February 17, 2014. Presidents' Day is also a U.S. Postal Holiday (USPS), and all U.S. post offices are closed for business. This includes not only mail delivery to your Rhode Island residence or business, but also local post office lobby hours as well. Mail delivery will resume on Tuesday, February 18. Read the article 2014 USPS Post Office Holidays closures list: No mail delivery postal holidays for more information.

Is UPS and FedEx Open on Presidents' Day?

United Parcel Service (UPS) and Federal Express (FedEx) are open for business and are delivering packages on Presidents' Day 2014. Both UPS and FedEx recognize the holiday, but do not observe Presidents' Day, and will be conducting business as usual Monday, February 17.

Are Banks Open on Presidents' Day?

Because Presidents' Day is a federal holiday, Monday, February 17 is also one of many bank holidays this year. Good news for TD Bank and Washington Trust customers! They're two of the banks that are open Presidents' Day in the greater Providence, Rhode Island area. TD Bank stores are open normal business hours. Call first to be sure if your local bank branch is open on Presidents' Day. See the article Presidents' Day 2014 Bank Holiday: Are banks open, closed Monday, February 17? for detailed information.

Rhode Island DMV Presidents' Day Holiday Schedule

The Rhode Island Department of Motor Vehicles’ (DMV) offices are surprisingly open on Presidents' Day, February 17. The Rhode Island DMV holiday calendar shows that they are indeed open to register cars and renew drivers' licenses. Check here for Rhode Island DMV locations, hours, and schedule of DMV state holidays. Call first before you drive out.

Is Best Buy, Walmart, Target Open on Presidents' Day?

Absolutely! Walmart stores are open on Presidents' Day! Some are open 24 hours, others open at 7 a.m. Most federal employees, government officials, teachers, and many other state employees have Presidents' Day off, which means plenty of time to shop-till-you-drop for holiday sales. Walmart, Target, Best Buy, Kmart, and most retail stores have awesome Presidents' Day weekend and Washington's Birthday Celebrations going on.

Sources: about.usps; RI.gov; ups.com; fedex.com; defense.gov

Photo Credit: George Washington, the first President of the United States; Wikimedia Commons, public domain