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 29 Nov. 2019, this year. 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 2019 in the table given below. The post will be closed on these days, and there will be no mail and package delivery except Priority Mail Express.

1.January – 1 TuesdayNew Year’s Day
2.January – 21MondayMartin Luther King Jr. Birthday
3.February – 18MondayWashington’s Birthday *
4.May – 27MondayMemorial Day
5.July – 4ThursdayIndependence Day
6.September – 2MondayLabor Day
7.October – 14MondayColumbus Day
8.November – 11MondayVeterans’ Day *
9.November – 28ThursdayThanksgiving Day
10.December – 25WednesdayChristmas Day
11.January-1, 2020WednesdayNew 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.


Conclusion: The conclusion is that all the post offices will be open on Black Friday, Nov. 29, 2019. 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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