Fourth of July 2024: What’s open, what’s closed on Thursday, July 4? UPS, FedEx, banks, mail delivery, stock markets, stores, restaurants (2024)

The Fourth of July 2024 holiday is just one day away and falls on a Thursday this year.

It’s an American holiday that became a tradition in the 18th century during the American Revolution. On July 4, 1776, delegates from the 13 colonies adopted the Declaration of Independence, a historic document drafted by Thomas Jefferson, after the Continental Congress voted in favor of independence.

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Many people celebrate the holiday by attending family barbecues, attending parades, or going to fireworks displays or festivals, such as fireworks displays taking place on July 4 in Ocean City and Sea Isle City.

Here is everything to know about what’s open and what’s closed on Fourth of July 2024.

Is the Fourth of July a federal holiday?

Yes, the Fourth of July is the sixth federal and state holiday of the year.

Is the post office open on Fourth of July 2024?

No, the United States Postal Service will not be open on Thursday, July 4, 2024.

Does the mail run on Fourth of July 2024? Is there mail delivery?

There will be no regular mail delivery on Thursday, July 4th, 2024.

FedEx and UPS also will not deliver mail on Thursday, July 4, 2024, except for FedEx Custom Critical and UPS Express Critical. FedEx Office will also have modified hours.

Are banks open on Fourth of July 2024?

Many in-person and drive-thru services will be closed on Tuesday.

The following banks are scheduled to be closed on the Fourth of July:

Are grocery stores open on Fourth of July 2024?

Most supermarkets will remain open with regular or reduced hours.

Shoppers should ultimately check with their local supermarket for specific information on opening and closing hours, as it can vary by location.

The following major supermarket chains in New Jersey are scheduled to be open on Thursday, July 4th:

The following grocery stores are closed on Thursday, July 4, 2024:

What stores are open on Fourth of July 2024? When do stores close?

All major retail stores and malls should be open, along with most shopping centers, according to HolidayShoppingHours.com.

To see a list of some of the more popular store opening and closing times, click here.

Are there any sales for the 4th of July 2024?

Yes, several retailers are having star-spangled sales events, including these:

Are restaurants open on Fourth of July 2024?

Here are some restaurant chains confirmed to be open on Thursday, July 4, according to reports by Real Simple and All Recipes:

Is the stock market closed on July 4th, 2024?

The New York Stock Exchange will be closed on Thursday, July 4, 2024.

Nasdaq trading and bond markets also will be closed.

Does NJ Transit, PATH, and SEPTA operate on a normal schedule on Fourth of July 2024?

NJ Transit will observe the Fourth of July holiday on Thursday, July 4.

Buses will run on either a Saturday or Sunday service, and some lines will not run on the holiday. Trains will run weekend/major holiday schedule on all lines.

Hudson-Bergen Light Rail will operate on a weekend/holiday schedule until 10 a.m. After 10 a.m., it will run on a modified schedule. Newark Light Rail will run on a Saturday schedule while the River Line will operate on a Sunday/holiday schedule.

Riders should use NJ Transit’s online trip planner to double-check arrival and departure times.

PATH will operate on a modified Saturday schedule on July 4, and SEPTA will operate on its Sunday schedule on July 4. SEPTA will also have additional midday and late night rail service.

Are New Jersey Motor Vehicle Commission locations open on Fourth of July 2024?

All Motor Vehicle Commission locations will be closed on Thursday, July 4 to observe the Fourth of July holiday.

Additionally, all New Jersey state offices and courts will be closed.

When is the next federal holiday?

The next federal holiday is Labor Day on Monday, Sept. 2, 2024.

For more information about the history of the Fourth of July, check out the video below:

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Fourth of July 2024: What’s open, what’s closed on Thursday, July 4? UPS, FedEx, banks, mail delivery, stock markets, stores, restaurants (2024)

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