Labor Day 2020: Here’s what’s open and closed


As of July 2020, there were over 159 million people in the U.S. civilian workforce – and, in honor of the Federal Day holiday, many of them are taking the day off this Monday, September 7.

To help you navigate Labor Day, here’s a list of open and closed businesses:


  • Objective – Open during regular hours
  • Walmart – Open regular hours
  • Kroger – Open during regular hours
  • Trader Joe’s – Open regular hours
  • Movie Theaters – Some movie theaters are open, depending on the coronavirus restrictions in your state. Call your local theater to verify.
  • Zoos – Open regular hours
  • Shopping centers – Most shopping centers and department stores are open. Call your local stores to verify.
  • National Parks – Some national parks in the United States are open. Call before visiting the park.


  • Government Buildings – Anything government owned, such as the DMV and public libraries, is most likely closed.
  • Banks – Financial institutions are generally closed, although ATMs are still available if you need to deposit a check or get money.
  • Post Office – The U.S. Postal Service will not deliver mail on Monday, and U.S. Post Offices are also closed.
  • FedEx – Offices will be open with modified hours, but there will be no deliveries on Labor Day.
  • Museums – If you are planning to visit a museum, call to make sure it is not closed. While some museums are open, others are not.

The best way to confirm if a business or institution is open is to call ahead.


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