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What Is Open and Closed on Martin Luther King Jr. Day?

Federal holidays often cause confusion regarding what institutions are open and closed. As for Martin Luther King Jr. Day, most governmental offices, banks, and other organizations shut their doors in observance. Here is a list of institutions that could be open or closed on Martin Luther King Jr. Day:

Post Offices: Closed

Banks: Primarily Closed (though many may remain open normal hours)

Schools: Closed (including most public schools and universities)

Public Agencies: Closed (includes most local, state, and federal offices)

Stock Market: Closed

Grocery Stores: Open

Libraries: Closed

Malls: Open

Mass Transit: Open (generally on regular schedules)

Recreation Centers: Varies (call ahead for hours)

Parking Meters: May not be enforced

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