It can be a pain when you are trying to mail a letter and not sure if the post office is open. Isthepostofficeopen.com has put together an intuitive list of dates for all holiday closures for the United States Posta Service.

Today is - September 01, 2014

The Unitied States Post Office is closed for the following holidays in 2012:

January 2 - New Years' Day
January 16 - Martin Luther King Jr's Birthday
February 20 - Washington's Birthday (President's Day)
May 28 - Memorial Day
July 4 - Independence Day
September 3 - Labor Day
October 8 - Columbus Day
November 12 - Veteran's Day
November 22 - Thanksgiving Day
December 25 - Christmas Day (Observed)

*Since Christmas Day and New Years Day fall on a Sunday, the following Monday is served as the holiday colsure.


Normal post office hours are 9am - 5pm, but can vary from state to state. To find the exact hours for your state go to: http://www.postofficehours.net/

What happens when there is a holiday closure?

There is no regular mail delivery or pickup or retail services on the above postal holidays.

The most commonly asked questions for postal holidays.

Is the post office open New Years day? No

Is the post office open Martin Luther King day? No

Is the post office open on Presidents Day? No

Is the post off open on the 4th of July? No

Is the post office open on Labor Day? No

Is the post office open on Columbus Day? No

Is the post office open on Veteran’s Day? No

Is the post office open on Thanksgiving Day? No

Is the post office open on Christmas Day? No


There is no regular mail delivery or pickup or retail services on the above postal holidays.
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