Millions of people use services offered by United State Postal Service (USPS). They prefer USPS as they can send different types of mails at different prices. The prices are extremely pocket friendly. You get the best postal services at the cheapest rates. This is the main attraction of USPS. Not only small businesses but big businesses also depend on its delivery services. To get their delivery on time, businesses use Saturday and Sunday delivery options available with USPS. That’s why USPS delivers your mails the entire week. This means you can even get your mails on Saturday and Sunday. The dedicated staff works in hard times and rough weather to deliver your mails before the deadlines. However, you need to know and understand that the post office doesn’t work 365 days. There are some USPS holidays also. These days, the services are closed for all the people. Knowing about these holidays is essential for everyone but it becomes all the more important for anyone who is running a business.
So, if you are one of them, this blog is for you. This blog explains everything you need to know about USPS holidays, USPS schedules, and hours. Having this information will help you plan your mails. Therefore, your business will not be adversely affected.
USPS Holidays 2022:
This section lists all the post office holidays 2022. All the non-essential government offices and post offices are closed these days. In other words, you can say no mails especially the standard ones will not be delivered on these days. The list is given below.
|1 January ||Saturday||New Year
|17 January||Monday||Martin Luther King Jr Birthday
|21 February||Monday||President's Day
|30 May||Monday||Memorial Day
|4 July ||Monday||Independence Day
|5 September||Monday||Labor Day
|10 October||Monday||Columbus Day
|11 November||Friday||Veterans Day
|24 November||Thrusday||Thanksgiving Day
|26 December (Observed)||Saturday||Christmas Day
Post Office Holidays Schedule:
Happy New Year:
Date: 1 January, Saturday
Different people celebrate New Year differently. As this year it is on Saturday, the normal mail delivery will start only on January 3 i.e. Monday. However, Priority Mail Express will still be delivered.
Martin Luther King Jr. Birthday
Date: 17 January, Monday
Every year, this day is celebrated on the third Monday of January. Martin Luther played an important role in Civil Rights Movement. Don’t waste your time waiting for mails as mails don’t run on this day.
Date: 21 February, Monday
George Washington was USA’s first president. The day is meant to remember all the presidents of USA and not only George Washington. That’s why it is also called President’s Day.
Date: 30 May, Monday
Memorial Day is celebrated on the last Monday of May every year. The day is to remember everyone who laid their life while serving in the army. USPS will not deliver any mail on this day.
Date: 4 July, Monday
In 1776, on this day Continental Congress adopted the Declaration of Independence. With this, it was no longer a part of the British Empire. That’s it is included in mail delivery holidays.
Date: 5 September, Monday
It is observed in the remembrance of the labor movement. The day is aimed to honor workers’ contribution to the laws, well-being, strength, and prosperity of the country.
Date: 10 October, Monday
Every year, the US celebrates the coming of Christopher Columbus on the 2nd Monday of October. He arrived in America in 1492. Mail delivery doesn’t work on this day.
Date: 11 November, Friday
The day is honoring all veterans who served in US armed forces. None of your mails will be delivered on veterans day.
Date: 24 November, Thursday
It is a public holiday in the USA as well as Canada. In the USA, it is celebrated on the 4th Thursday of November. Everyone meets one another to thank.
Date: 25 December, Sunday
It is celebrated around the globe with great pomp and show. Social gatherings take place where people give gifts to each other. As post offices are overburdened with the workload, they will work on 2 Sundays before Christmas.
USPS Holidays 2022 Calendar:
The Above given is the schedule for postal holidays 2022 when mails will not be running. At times, USPS work for fewer hours on some holidays. Contact your nearby USPS office in order to know accurate USPS holiday hours in case you are dealing with an emergency mail delivery.