Is the Post Office open on Memorial Day? USPS, Fed Ex, UPS delivery schedules 5/29/2017

Published 4:52 pm Monday, May 22, 2017

Memorial Day 2017 is this Monday, and many people are wondering if they can ship packages or if they can receive deliveries from the post office, Fed Ex or UPS.

First, the big question: Is the US Post Office open on Memorial Day?

No, Memorial Day is one of the big holidays the usps takes each year and no post offices are open and no mail will be delivered on 5/19/2017.

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Does FedEx deliver on Memorial Day 2017?

No, Fed Ex Express, Fed Ex Ground, Fed Ex Home Delivery and FedEx Smart Post are all closed on Memorial Day 2017 and will not make deliveries.

Will UPS deliver on Memorial Day 2017?

No, UPS does not deliver or pick up on Memorial Day. According to UPS, it is one of several key holidays that it completely shuts down. “UPS does NOT pick up or deliver on these days: Monday, Jan. 2: New Year’s Day. Monday, May 29:Memorial Day. Tuesday, July 4: Independence Day.”

Memorial Day, “originally called Decoration Day, is a day of remembrance for those who have died in service of the United States of America. Over two dozen cities and towns claim to be the birthplace of Memorial Day. While Waterloo N.Y. was officially declared the birthplace of Memorial Day by President Lyndon Johnson in May 1966, it’s difficult to prove conclusively the origins of the day.”