Memorial Day 2022: What’s open, what’s closed Monday? UPS, FedEx, banks, mail delivery, stock markets, grocery stores, restaurants
Memorial Day 2022 is Monday, May 30.
It is an American holiday dedicated to honoring the men and women who have died serving in the United States military, and it is always celebrated on the last Monday in May. Traditions typically include participating in parades and family barbecues.
Originally known as Decoration Day during the Civil War era, Memorial Day became an official federal holiday in 1971.
Here’s everything you need to know about Memorial Day 2022.
Is Memorial Day a federal holiday?
Yes. Memorial Day is the fourth federal and state holiday of the year. It is one of several holidays whose date changes each year in accordance with the Uniform Monday Holiday Law. Others include Martin Luther King Jr. Day, Presidents Day, Columbus Day, Labor Day, and Veterans Day.
Is the post office open on Memorial Day 2022?
No. United States Postal Service offices will not be open.
Is the mail run on Memorial Day 2022? Is there courier delivery?
There will be no regular mail delivery on Memorial Day.
FedEx and UPS will also not deliver except for UPS Express Critical and FedEx Custom Critical.
Are the banks open on Memorial Day 2022?
Most banks will be closed.
The following banks are expected to be closed on Memorial Day, according to Banks.org.
Are grocery stores open on Memorial Day 2022?
Most supermarkets will remain open with regular or reduced hours.
Shoppers should ultimately check with their local supermarket for specific information on opening and closing times, as they may vary by location.
The following major supermarket chains in New Jersey are expected to be open on Memorial Day:
- Acme (7:00 a.m. – 9:00 p.m.)
- Aldi (9 a.m. – 6 p.m.)
- BJ’s Wholesale Club (8 a.m. – 9 p.m.)
- Foodtown (varies by store)
- Lidl (8 a.m. to 9 p.m.)
- Sam’s Club (Plus Members: 8:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.; Club Members: 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.)
- ShopRite (varies by store)
- Stop & Shop (7 a.m. – 10 p.m.)
- Target (8:00 a.m. – 10:00 p.m.)
- Trader Joe’s (8 a.m. – 9 p.m.)
- Walmart (6 a.m. – 11 p.m.)
- Wegmans (6:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.)
- Whole Foods (8 a.m. – 9 p.m.)
The following major supermarket chains in New Jersey are expected to be closed on Memorial Day:
Which stores are open on Memorial Day 2022? When do the stores close?
All major retail stores and malls are expected to be open, along with most malls, according to HolidayShoppingHours.com.
To see a list of opening and closing times for the most popular stores, click here.
What are the top Memorial Day 2022 sales?
There are a lot of Memorial Day sales online. Here are a few :
Are the restaurants open on Memorial Day 2022?
Most restaurants should be open for dinner, takeout and delivery. Customers should check with specific restaurants for exact hours and information.
Delish.com has compiled a list of 22 restaurants and fast food places that will be open on Memorial Day 2022.
Is the stock market closed on Memorial Day 2022?
The New York Stock Exchange will be closed on Monday. Nasdaq stock and bond markets will also be closed.
Do NJ Transit, PATH and SEPTA operate on a regular schedule?
NJ Transit and SEPTA will have holiday or special services in effect. For NJ Transit, passengers should use NJ Transit’s online trip planner to check arrival and departure times. PATH will operate on a Saturday schedule.
Are New Jersey Motor Vehicle Commission locations open on Memorial Day 2022?
All Motor Vehicle Commission offices will be closed. Additionally, all New Jersey state offices and courts are closed.
Online processing of certain documents is also available on the Motor Vehicle Commission website.
When is the next federal holiday?
The next federal holiday is June 16, Monday, June 20, 2022.
For more information on the history of Memorial Day, watch the video below:
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