What’s open, closed on Indigenous Peoples’ Day or Columbus Day 2022?


While many people across the country will have the day off work or school on Indigenous Peoples’ Day, you may be wondering whether your bank will be open, if you’ll get mail, or if Starbucks is open on Monday, Oct. 10. 

Because it’s a federal holiday, agencies or institutions operated by the government, such as libraries, federal offices, and DMVs, are all closed. But how can you check if stores in your area will be open on the national holiday? 

Here is what you need to know about what is open and closed on the new federal holiday, Indigenous Peoples’ Day.

Will post offices be open? What about FedEx, UPS?

Post offices will be closed on Monday, and the U.S. Postal Service will not deliver mail or packages.  

FedEx offices, on the other hand, will be fully operational with ground, delivery and express all same as usual. The only modification modified service for FedEx ground economy. UPS store locations will also be all open, offering pickup or delivery services. 

Will banks be open?

Many, but not all banks will be closed on Indigenous Peoples’ Day, and ATMs and bank mobile apps may be available for some services. Federal Reserve Banks will also be closed on Monday.  

Will schools be open?

Many public and private schools are closed on Indigenous Peoples’ Day, but if you’re curious about your child’s school, check their individual school calendars on their websites.  

Will stock market be open?

The New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) and Nasdaq are open.

Will grocery stores and pharmacies be open? What about Target, Starbucks and other chains?

While locally owned businesses are up to the owner, supermarkets and most drug stores are open.

Same goes for Target, Starbucks and other chain restaurants.

National parks are also open. 

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