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Are banks, post offices, FedEx, UPS open Presidents Day 2024?


If you need to mail a package, buy some stamps or run to the bank, it is a good idea to get that errand done before Sunday.

Major banks and U.S. Postal Service offices will be closed on Monday, Feb. 19 in observance of George Washington’s birthday, a holiday more commonly known as Presidents Day.

After Presidents Day, which is celebrated on the third Monday of February every year, there are no more federal holidays until May, so you may have to wait a while for another three-day weekend at work or school.

The date of Presidents Day changes every year because of the Uniform Holiday Bill signed in 1968 by President Lyndon B. Johnson. The bill mandated that three holidays, including Presidents Day, occur on Mondays to prevent midweek shutdowns and add long weekends to the federal calendar.



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