USPS i.e. United States Postal Service provides mail & shipping services to over 220 countries around the world. People trust USPS when it comes to sending important mail packages. USPS staff works hard to provide smooth services throughout the year even during a holiday period. If you’re using USPS services then you must check out the USPS holidays for the year 2019 in order to check the days on which the postal services will be closed.
USPS doesn’t take many holidays, there are only 10 holidays which are observed except Sundays. Below you can see a table with the observed holidays or the holidays on which postal services are closed.
2019 Post Office Holidays – List of USPS Observed Holidays
The post offices are closed on Sundays. Apart from that, the following are the holidays on which the post offices are closed.
|Tuesday, January 1||New Year’s Day|
|Monday, January 21||Birthday of Martin Luther King, Jr.|
|Monday, February 18||Washington’s Birthday|
|Monday, May 27||Memorial Day|
|Thursday, July 4||Independence Day|
|Monday, September 2||Labor Day|
|Monday, October 14||Columbus Day|
|Monday, November 11||Veterans Day|
|Thursday, November 28||Thanksgiving Day|
|Wednesday, December 25||Christmas Day|
These are the federal holidays recognized by the US government. The postal services are closed on these holidays, in case, if you’re preparing a mail package to send then make sure to check USPS holiday calendar and then plan accordingly.
Here is one thing that one must understand about Federal Holidays;
A holiday that falls on a weekend is usually observed on the closest weekday (e.g. a holiday falling on a Saturday is observed on the preceding Friday, while a holiday falling on a Sunday is observed on the succeeding Monday).
USPS Holiday Calendar for the Year 2019
Download USPS Holiday Calendar from below. Save a calendar in your smart phone, laptop, or any other device. You can also take a print-out of the calendar after downloading it.
Official USPS Website: https://www.usps.com/