Is the post office open today?

YES! The post office is open today.

Your local post office will be open today, Monday, December 2, 2019. It is not currently a federal holiday or a weekend.

To check the specific operating hours of your local USPS location, please visit the official locator page on the USPS site.

USPS Holidays in 2019

The United States Postal Service posts it's official holidays here. If the holiday falls on a Sunday, the holiday is usually observed on Monday. If the holiday falls on Saturday, then the holiday is observed on a Friday. The observed holidays are listed in the tables below. You can also see an offical overview of federal holidays at the Office of Personel Management here.

Mail-by deadlines

Recommended shipping dates to ensure your package gets to your intended recpient on time are posted by the USPS here. Be sure to send your packages before the recommended send-by dates.

Below is a table of holidays for this year and next. The post office will be closed and not delivering mail on the dates listed.

DayDateHoliday Name
TuesdayJanuary 1, 2019New Year's Day
MondayJanuary 21, 2019Martin Luther King, Jr. Day
MondayFebruary 18, 2019Washington's Birthday
MondayMay 27, 2019Memorial Day
ThursdayJuly 4, 2019Independence Day
MondaySeptember 2, 2019Labor Day
MondayOctober 14, 2019Columbus Day
MondayNovember 11, 2019Veterans Day
ThursdayNovember 28, 2019Thanksgiving Day
WednesdayDecember 25, 2019Christmas Day

USPS Holidays in 2020

DayDateHoliday Name
WednesdayJanuary 1, 2020New Year's Day
MondayJanuary 20, 2020Martin Luther King, Jr. Day
MondayFebruary 17, 2020Washington's Birthday
MondayMay 25, 2020Memorial Day
FridayJuly 3, 2020Independence Day
MondaySeptember 7, 2020Labor Day
MondayOctober 12, 2020Columbus Day
WednesdayNovember 11, 2020Veterans Day
ThursdayNovember 26, 2020Thanksgiving Day
FridayDecember 25, 2020Christmas Day

Is the Post Office Open on Good Friday?

YES - The post office will be open on Good Friday.

Easter can fall as early as March 22 and as late as April 25, there are no postal holidays in March or April. Good Friday is not a federal holiday (though it may be a state one) and will not affect your post office hours or mail delivery.

However UPS, and FedEx may observe that holiday. UPS's United States Holiday Schedule can be found here, while FedEx's can be found here.

Post office hours

Chances are good that the post office will be open if it is not Sunday or a federal holiday. However, some post offices are closed on Saturdays. To find the daily operating hours of your local post office, you can head to this link. Enter your city and state, or Zip code, then click on the "Search" button. You'll be presented with the locations of nearby post offices, which also includes their retail hours as marked by the screenshot below