Your local post office will be open today, Monday, September 21, 2020. 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.
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 that Saturday. 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.
Recommended shipping dates to ensure your package gets to your intended recpient on time are posted by the USPS. To get an idea of ship by dates during holiday seasons, you can see the service alerts. 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.
|Wednesday||January 1, 2020||New Year's Day|
|Monday||January 20, 2020||Martin Luther King, Jr. Day|
|Monday||February 17, 2020||Washington's Birthday|
|Monday||May 25, 2020||Memorial Day|
|Saturday||July 4, 2020||Independence Day|
|Monday||September 7, 2020||Labor Day|
|Monday||October 12, 2020||Columbus Day|
|Wednesday||November 11, 2020||Veterans Day|
|Thursday||November 26, 2020||Thanksgiving Day|
|Friday||December 25, 2020||Christmas Day|
|Friday||January 1, 2021||New Year's Day|
|Monday||January 18, 2021||Martin Luther King, Jr. Day|
|Wednesday||January 20, 2021||Inauguration Day (for some areas around DC)|
|Monday||February 15, 2021||Washington's Birthday|
|Monday||May 31, 2021||Memorial Day|
|Monday||July 5, 2021||Independence Day|
|Monday||September 6, 2021||Labor Day|
|Monday||October 11, 2021||Columbus Day|
|Thursday||November 11, 2021||Veterans Day|
|Thursday||November 25, 2021||Thanksgiving Day|
|Friday||December 24, 2021||Christmas Day|
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.
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