Martin Luther King Jr Day: What’s Open, What’s Closed

Martin Luther King Jr. Day, the holiday marking the birthdate of the Reverend Martin Luther King, Jr. see’s many take a break in the United States today. Here’s what you need to know about what’s open, and what’s closed:

Government offices

Federal, state and county offices will be closed. Some public services such as libraries may be open for limited hours.


Banks will be closed, as will stock markets.


Malls will be open their normal hours.


Schools will be closed.


Supermakets will be open

Trash service

As normal

Postal service

Post offices will be closed.

Public transport

Buses and trains will run, but some locations will offer a weekend or public holiday timetable. Check with your local provider.