President’s Day: What’s open, closed this upcoming Monday

Just near the corner, President’s Day is rapidly nearing this coming Monday Feb 19.

Celebrated on third Monday of February President Day originally and still federally recognized as George Washington birthday was established as a day to recognize the US President.

Now here is what you want to know what is and what is not open on Monday.

This Monday Feb 19 marks Presidents Day which is celebrated every year on third Monday in February. The day is a federal holiday meaning many schools government services and schools will be closed.

The holiday was first establish in 1879 and officially recognized as Washington Birthday to honor the first US president George Washington. It was observed on Washington birthday on Feb 22 until 1971 Uniform Monday Holiday Act which mover several holidays to Monday to give federal workers three day weekends.

Section 6103 a of Title 5 of the US code which classifies federal holidays still the third Monday of the month as Washington Birthday.The date change the day known as President Day.

Retail stores and shopping malls

Most retails stores and shopping malls will be open on Monday.

Some mega retailers like Macy Nordstrom, Best Buy, Walmart are having special President’s Day sales. Amazon has entire section on its home page dedicated to President’s Day sales.

Double Check with local businesses. Big box stores like Walmart Target and Costco will be open. Most supermarkets H E B will be open regular hours on Presidents Day.

Movie theatres

Movie theaters will be open on President’s Day.


Restaurants and Fast food will be open on President’s Day.

Auto repair shops

Auto repair shops will be open on President’s Day

Schools and universities

Various private and public schools close on President’s Day some schools may opt to use the holiday to make up for a snow day. College, Universities cancel classes for holiday and are closed.

Some district reserve the date as makeup weather day. If there is an uncertainly check your schools calendar or social media feeds

Government Offices

Various federal, state, local government offices will closed on Monday in observance of the holiday including County Clerks office and courts.

Nonessential government offices at the federal state county and city levels will be closed Monday. This includes like Texas Department of Motor Vehicles and Social Security offices.Public libraries and city hall offices will be closed.


All Federal Reserve Banks and Branches as well as Wells Fargo will closed on Monday ATMs will be available for other monetary services.

Post offices and Mail services

The United States Postal Service would not be delivering mail on the holiday.FedEx and UPS location and shipping services will continue to operate with modified service for FedEx Express and Ground Economy options.

Stock Markets

The New York Stock Exchange, Bond markets, NASDAQ will be closed on President’s Day.

Libraries and Museums

Libraries may be closed on Monday or as long as entire holiday weekend while others remain open with modified hours.

Museum remain open on President Day. You can check your local museum and library.


Pharmacies like CVS Pharmacy, Rite Aid and Walgreens will be open on President’s Day. Check your pharmacy website for more data.

Doctor’s offices

Doctor’s office will be open on Monday they may observe modified hours of operation. Emergency clinic will open.

Grocery stores and convenience stores

Most convenience stores and grocery stores will be open on Monday


Restaurants and Fast food will be open on President’s Day.


The following Fed Ex services will be operating as usual: Ground, Freight, Custom Critical and Home Delivery.

FedEX Express may early on call and drop box pickups in few areas. FedEx Ground Economy deliveries may be delayed due to UPS observation of holiday.

FedEx office locations will be open regular hours.

United States Postal Service

The United States Postal Service will be shut on President Day. Post offices will be closed and there will be no residential or business delivery.

USPS service will resume on Tuesday Feb. 20


UPS pickup and delivery services will be available as usual.UPS SurePost and UPS Mail innovation deliveries will require one extra business day due to the USPS observing the federal holiday

UPS store location will be open regular hours.

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