What’s open and closed on Memorial Day

What’s closed, open
on Memorial Day

Holiday observed: Monday.

Retail stores: Open at owner’s discretion.


Liquor stores: Closed.

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Supermarkets: Open.

Convenience stores: Open.

Taverns, bars: Open, at owner’s discretion.

Banks: Closed.


Stock market: Closed.

Municipal, state, federal

Libraries: Closed.

Schools: Closed.

Mail: No mail delivery or pickup. Post offices are closed.


MBTA: Subway, buses, commuter rail, commuter boats, and the RIDE will operate on a Sunday schedule. For more information, contact the MBTA Customer Communications Department at 617-222-3200.

Boston traffic rules: Parking meters are not in effect. All other traffic rules apply. The tow lot will be closed Sunday and Monday. There will be no daytime street sweeping on Monday.

Trash/recycling collection: Collection will be delayed one day for the remainder of the week, except in downtown Boston, Beacon Hill, the Back Bay, Roxbury, and South Boston.

Todd Feathers can be reached at Follow him on Twitter @ToddFeathers.