Just like other businesses or postal services, USPS also takes holidays. Here we are going to list down the USPS holidays in the year 2021. USPS employees work hard on a daily basis to deliver important mail packages. However, there are a few holidays on which the USPS post offices are closed. If you are using USPS mail services then you should be aware of USPS Holidays 2021. Here we have shared a holiday calendar of the USPS for the year 2021. Download a calendar from below to keep a check on the post office holidays and plan your shipment accordingly.
Many small and big businesses rely on the services of the USPS for their survival. This is why it becomes important to remain updated about the holidays. USPS Post offices are closed on the Federal Holidays. Below you can see a list of US post office holidays for the 2021 year.
List of USPS Holidays 2021 – Post Office
|Friday||January 1, 2021||New Year’s Day|
|Monday||January 18, 2021||Martin Luther King, Jr. Day|
|Wednesday||January 20, 2021||Inauguration Day|
|Monday||February 15, 2021||Washington’s Birthday|
|Monday||May 31, 2021||Memorial Day|
|Monday||July 5, 2021||Independence Day|
|Monday||September 6, 2021||Labor Day|
|Monday||October 11, 2021||Columbus Day|
|Thursday||November 11, 2021||Veterans Day|
|Thursday||November 25, 2021||Thanksgiving Day|
|Friday||December 24, 2021||Christmas Day|
Please note that here only the observed date is mentioned. For example, Independence Day is celebrated on July 4th, but as you can see in the table above that it will be observed on July 5th because as per the Federal Rules “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)”
It’s important to take a look at the holidays once before making a shipment because holidays may delay the delivery.