What is Open and closed on Martin Luther King Jr. Day 2024

  • The stock market is closed on Martin Luther King Jr, Day which is set for Monday Jan 15.
  • After MLK Day, the next full stock market closure will come on President Day Feb 19
  • Monday marks the first federal holiday since New Year Day.

While commemorating the civil rights icon legacy , shoolsm government offices some services will be closed in observance of the federal holiday.

Here is what opens and closed on Monday

National Parks

In honor of MLK Day, national parks will waive entrance fees for every person on Monday Jan 15. It is also a day of service when thousands of volunteers participate in service projects across the country including national parks.

Postal Service

Post Offices will close on Monday which means packages and mail would not be delivered by the United States Postal Service. UPS would not have delivery or pickup service and various store location may be closed. UPS Express Critical services is available 24 hours a day. Customers can call 1-800-714-8779 or visit upsexpresscritical.com

Stores and restaurants

Various grocery stores will open as well as big box retailers and chain restaurants. Some retailers may opt to close or open or adjust their hours, Customers should check their local destination on Monday before visiting. 

Banks and financial institutions

The Federal Reserve is observing the birthday of Martin Luther King Jr. which indicates various banks will be closed. Banks are not required to close on federal holidays. Check your local branch before going. The New York Stock Exchange and Nasdaq will be closed.

Is the Stock Market Closed on Martin Luther King Jr. Day?

There are 9 federal holidays across the year during which the stock market is closed. There are several partial market closure in 2024.


Schools are closed on MLK Day, there have been exceptions. It is always best to check with your local school district.

Government Offices

MLK Day is a federal holiday all nonessential federal government offices are closed.

Bond markets

Bond traders also get a long weekend.Bond markets will be closed on Monday.

The holiday is always celebrated on the third Monday in January which this year falls on King actual birthday.

Is Dunkin open on Martin Luther King Jr. Day 2024?

Stores will have regular hours on Monday January 15. Customers can use the Dunkin app or the online store locator to their store hours.


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