For 2018, Labor Day happens on Monday, September 3rd. Most stores, restaurants, shopping centers, and malls are open on Labor Day. However, they may be operating on holiday schedule with limited or reduced hours of operation. Some businesses are closed on Labor Day in order to give their employees the day off. Here’s a quick rundown of what is open and what is closed on September 3, 2018:
BANKS are CLOSED on Labor Day.
BARS & CLUBS are OPEN on Labor Day.
BIG BOX STORES are OPEN on Labor Day.
CASUAL RESTAURANTS are OPEN on Labor Day.
CONVENIENCE STORES are OPEN on Labor Day.
FAST FOOD RESTAURANTS are OPEN on Labor Day.
GROCERY STORES are OPEN on Labor Day.
GOVERNMENT OFFICES are CLOSED on Labor Day. Nearly all federal, state, county, and city agencies are closed on Labor Day.
LIQUOR STORES may be OPEN or CLOSED on Labor Day. This depends on which state and/or city you are located in. Some areas allow alcoholic beverages to be sold on Labor Day while others prohibit sales.
MOVIE THEATERS are OPEN on Labor Day. Many theatres have additional holiday show times scheduled for Labor Day.
PHARMACIES & DRUG STORES are OPEN on Labor Day. However, the actual pharmacy may be closed or operating reduced hours.
POST OFFICE (USPS) is CLOSED on Labor Day. There is no mail delivery on September 4.
SHOPPING MALLS AND MALL ANCHOR STORES are OPEN on Labor Day.
SCHOOLS are CLOSED on Labor Day: grade schools, middle schools, high schools, colleges, universities, etc.
For information on specific stores, restaurants, and malls, just search our list! It’s always smart to call and confirm holiday hours before leaving home. Plan ahead, be safe, and have a great Labor Day 2018!