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What’s open, closed on New Year’s Day in Seattle

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New Years day falls on a Wednesday this year. As with all Federal Holidays, many stores will hold big sales, major tourist attractions remain open, Federal businesses will close and downtown parking is free.

Here's a run-down of what's open and closed in the Seattle areas on New Years Day, January 1, 2014

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What is open on New Years Day ~


Convenience stores

Ferries ~ on 2012 winter schedule

Ice skating and Roller Skating Rinks

Major malls /department stores are not only open but many are having great sales

Museum of Flight

Retail stores ~ at owner’s discretion

Seattle Aquarium

Seattle Center


Woodland Park Zoo

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What is closed on New Years Day ~

Banks and credit unions

Government offices

Post offices

Public libraries

Municipal offices

Recycling & Disposal Stations

Schools, most will be off all week

State offices

State ran liquor stores

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