Holidays are as necessary as sleeping. As the saying goes, “All work and no play makes Jack a dull boy”, the holidays are important in the lives of all the workers regardless of their job profile, company, or field. If you are from USPS, you know how few are the USPS holidays 2019. Feel free to use the holiday reference guide that I have prepared to help the customers to know on which days their mail will not be delivered to them.
USPS Holidays Schedule 2019
In the US, a postal holiday is a federal holiday that has been recognized by the United States Postal Service. During these holidays no mail is delivered all over the country. So, if you are waiting for your mail to arrive on one of these days and thinking “Will mail be delivered today?”, then you must know that they do not deliver any package on these days.
However, in some areas, some post offices are functioning on these holidays too, but even those do no deliver your mail.
USPS Delivery Holiday Schedule 2019
Below if the list of holidays thatt USPS has approved for their workers. Feel free to use this 2019 USPS holidays guide to have a quick reference to the important holidays.
|Tuesday, January 1||New Year’s Day||This day celebrates the beginning of a new year. Every postal office will be closed on this day.|
|Monday, January 21||Birthday of Martin Luther King, Jr.||This day honors the civil rights leader, Martin Kuther King, Jr.|
|Monday, February 18||Washington’s Birthday||This day is popular as “President’s day”, and honors George Washington, who was born on Feb 22.|
|Monday, May 27||Memorial Day||This day honors the American soldiers who sacrificed their lives in military service.|
|Thursday, July 4||Independence Day||On this day, the whole US comes together to celebrate the declaration of Independence.|
|Monday, September 2||Labor Day||On this day, the achievements of workers and the labors are celebrated.|
|Monday, October 14||Columbus Day||As we have studied in history, the traditional discoverer of America was Christopher Columbus. This day honors him and his journey.|
|Monday, November 11||Veterans’ Day||The US honors all the Veteran’s of the United States armed forces|
|Thursday, November 28||Thanksgiving Day||This day is traditionally celebrated for the autumn harvest. The celebration includes consumption of a turkey dinner and paying thanks for the harvest.|
|Wednesday, December 25||Christmas Day||Birth of Jesus is celebrated on this day. People pray for everyone’s well being, exchange gifts, and decorate Christmas trees on this festival.|
The USPS delivery schedule in holidays at USPS are grouped into Widely observed and Not Widely observed holidays. The holidays which are widely observed include New Year’s Day, Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Thanksgiving Day, and Christmas Day, and on these days the postal offices are closed.
The holidays which are not widely observed include Martin Luther King, Jr.’s Birthday; Presidents Day; Columbus Day; and Veterans Day, and on these days the postal offices might be open, but the carriers have holidays on these days.
Here is a list of holidays for 2020 too, if you might need it –
|Wednesday, January 1||New Year’s Day|
|Monday, January 20||Martin Luther King Jr. birthday|
|Monday, February 17||Washington’s birthday|
|Monday, May 25||Memorial Day|
|Friday, July 3||Independence Day|
|Monday, September 7||Labor Day|
|Monday, October 12||Columbus Day|
|Wednesday, November 11||Veteran’s Day|
|Thursday November 26||Thanksgiving Day|
|Friday, December 25||Christmas Day|
If you have any other question regarding the postal service, or you want to track your mail, then you can contact the customer service at USPS
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