Is the Post Office Open on Black Friday (Day After Thanksgiving)?

The day after Thanksgiving is known as Black Friday. Black Friday is falling on 27 Nov. 2020. It is observed as a holiday in some states of the U.S, but it is not a federal holiday. Most of the businesses are closed on this day. When we talk about postal services provided by USPS, we get confused that will the service be available on this day or not? Or there will be mail delivery on Black Friday or not? Let’s find out, it will be available or not.

Is the Post Office Open on Black Friday?

Post Office Open on Black Friday

Yes, the post office is open on Black Friday or the day after Thanksgiving because it is not a federal holiday. All the mail and package delivery will take place on this day. You can visit your nearest post office to place your order.

Also, you can expect the delivery of mail on Black Friday.

Does Mail Run on Black Friday?

Yes, the mail runs on Black Friday. There is no holiday on this day.  So, mail will be delivered on Black Friday. The workers are also very dedicated to their service. It is a big responsibility of USPS workers to deliver mail on time.

You can see Post Office Holidays 2020 in the table given below. The post offices will be closed on these days, and there will be no mail and package delivery except Priority Mail Express service because it is available 7-days a week and 365-days a year.

Sr. No.DateWeek DayHoliday
1January – 1WednesdayNew Year’s Day
2January – 20MondayMartin Luther King Jr. Birthday
3February – 17MondayWashington’s Birthday
4May – 25MondayMemorial Day
5July – 4SaturdayIndependence Day*
6September – 7MondayLabor Day
7October – 12MondayColumbus Day
8November – 11WednesdayVeterans’ Day
9November – 26ThursdayThanksgiving Day
10December – 25FridayChristmas Day
11January – 1, 2021FridayNew Year’s Day

Post Office Hours on Black Friday:

As there is no holiday on this day, the office hours on this day are the same as the regular working days. The most common business hours of any post office of USPS are 8:30 am – 5:00 pm. You can visit your nearest post office between 8:30 am and 5:00 pm to send a mail or to do some other post office work.


The conclusion is that all the post offices will be open on Black Friday, Nov. 27, 2020. So, there will be mail and package delivery on this day. If you are confused about Thanksgiving day, then you can see the schedule on Thanksgiving Day here.

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