Labor Day 2020 is Monday, Sept. 7.
It’s an American holiday that pays tribute to workers in the U.S. and is traditionally observed on the first Monday in September. Labor Day became a federal holiday in 1894 and was created by the labor movement in the late 19th century.
Labor Day is often celebrated with parties and parades, although the coronavirus pandemic might halt those events this year.
Here is everything to know about what’s open and what’s closed on Labor Day 2020.
Yes. Labor Day is the sixth federal and state holiday of the year.
No. United States Postal Service offices will not be open on Monday, Sept. 7, 2020.
There will be no regular mail delivery on Monday, Sept. 7, 2020.
Most in-person and drive-thru bank services will be closed Monday.
The following banks are scheduled to be closed on Labor Day 2020:
While some stores choose to close on Labor Day, most will remain open the entire holiday weekend. Some even may be offering sales and deals.
Here are some stores and supermarkets that will be open on Monday, Sept. 7. (Remember, it’s still required to wear a face mask or covering when entering a store).
- Apple: 11 a.m.- 7 p.m.
- BJ’s Wholesale Club (10 a.m.- 7 p.m.)
- Bloomingdale’s: 11 a.m.- 7 p.m.
- CVS: (8 a.m.- 10 p.m.)
- HomeGoods: 10 a.m.- 8 p.m.
- Home Depot: (6 a.m.- 9 p.m.)
- JCPenney: 10 p.m.- 7 p.m.
- Kohl’s: 10 a.m.- 8 p.m.
- Lidl: (8 a.m. - 10 p.m.)
- Lowe’s: (6 a.m. – 9 p.m.)
- Macy’s: 11 a.m.-7 p.m.
- Marshalls: 10 a.m.- 8 p.m.
- Nordstrom: 11 a.m.-7 p.m.
- Sam’s Club: (10 a.m.- 8 p.m.)
- ShopRite: (varies by store)
- Target: (8 a.m.- 10 p.m.)
- T.J. Maxx: 10 a.m.- 8 p.m.
- Walgreens: (varies by store)
- Walmart: (7 a.m.- 10 p.m.)
- Wegmans: (7 a.m.- midnight.)
The following will be closed on Monday, Sept. 7:
There are plenty of enticing Labor Day 2020 sales online. Here are just a few:
Indoor dining in New Jersey reopened Friday, Sept. 4 after being closed indefinitely due to the coronavirus pandemic.
Most restaurants should also be open for outdoor dining, takeout and delivery.
Patrons should check with specific restaurants for exact hours and information.
All Motor Vehicle Commission agencies are closed on Monday, Sept. 7.
Online processing of some documents are available on Motor Vehicle Commission’s website.
The next federal holiday is Columbus Day on Monday, Oct. 12, 2020.
For more information about the history of Labor Day, check out the video below:
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