Does the mail run today? 10 holidays observed by the post office


(NewsNation Now) — The U.S. Postal Service recognizes 10 official holidays each year, including Columbus Day, or what is in some states called Indigenous Peoples’ Day or Native American Day. This means mail and packages are not delivered and post offices are closed.

According to the postal service, the following holidays are recognized in 2021:

Friday, January 1New Year’s Day
Monday, January 18Birthday of Martin Luther King Jr.
Monday, February 15*Washington’s Birthday
Monday, May 31Memorial Day
Monday, July 5**Independence Day
Monday, September 6Labor Day
Monday, October 11Columbus Day
Thursday, November 11Veterans Day
Thursday, November 25Thanksgiving Day
Saturday, December 25Christmas Day

NewsNation affiliate WCMH contributed to this report.

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