Navigating Presidents Day 2024: What’s Open and Closed in NYC

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Celebrate Presidents Day 2024 in NYC with this guide to what's open and closed in the city.

As the nation gears up to celebrate Presidents Day on the third Monday of February, New Yorkers are eager to know what’s open and what’s closed in the city. Here’s a comprehensive guide to help you navigate through Presidents Day 2024 in NYC.


While some banks may remain open, it’s advisable to check with your specific financial institution for their operating hours on Presidents Day.

Financial Markets:

Financial markets are closed in observance of Presidents Day.

Government Offices:

– City: Closed

– State: Closed

– Federal: Closed


– State: Some closed

– Federal: Closed

U.S. Post Office:

All U.S. Post Offices are closed on Presidents Day. There will be no mail delivery or pickup services.

Sanitation Services:

Trash, curbside compost, and recycling collection services are suspended on Presidents Day. Residents with Monday collection schedules should place their materials out on Monday evening for collection on Tuesday, Feb. 20.

Parking Violations Bureau:

Alternate side parking is suspended, but meters are in effect.

State Department of Motor Vehicles:

Closed on Presidents Day.

Mass Transit:

– Staten Island Ferry: Operating on a weekend schedule, with departures every 30 minutes throughout the day.

– Staten Island Railway: Operating on a Sunday schedule.

– Staten Island local and express buses: Operating on a special schedule. Check individual route schedules for details.

New York Public Library:

Closed in observance of Presidents Day.


– Public schools: Closed for mid-winter break.

– Catholic schools: No classes on Monday.


– St. John’s University: Closed

– Wagner College: Closed

– College of Staten Island: Closed

Whether you’re planning a day of relaxation or running errands, knowing what’s open and closed on Presidents Day in NYC will help you make the most of your holiday. Enjoy your long weekend responsibly and stay safe!

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