Veterans Day honors active and former US soldiers. Normally the federal holiday is celebrated on November 11th.
However, since the day falls on a Saturday this year, some will celebrate the holiday on Friday, November 10th.
Here’s what will be open and closed on Veterans Day 2023, and what day some will celebrate it on.
The Federal Reserve banks will be open Friday, but the Board of Governors will not be operating.
Bank of America and Wells Fargo will operate as usual on Friday and close on Saturday. JPMorgan Chase said its branches will be open from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Friday and will be closed on Saturday due to the holiday. TD Bank will be closed on Saturday. Citibank said the store would be open as usual on Friday and closed on Saturday, but urged customers to check hours online as hours vary by location.
Customers can use ATMs or online banking services as usual.
The New York Stock Exchange and Nasdaq will trade as usual on Friday.
UPS will operate as usual on Saturday. On Friday, the day before Veterans Day, FedEx will operate as usual, with the exception of modified service for FedEx Express and FedEx Ground Economy. On Saturday, FedEx will close FedEx Ground, FedEx Ground Economy and FedEx Freight. All other services remain open.
However, the United States Postal Service said it would operate post offices normally on Friday they close on Saturday, “without mail delivery or retail services.”
Most government institutions – think DMVs and local libraries – treat Friday like a holiday. Be sure to double check to see if your local services are open that day.
Major retailers such as Target, Walmart, Kroger and other grocery chains will be open on both Fridays and Saturdays. Be sure to check with local stores and retailers for alternative hours.