What’s open, closed on Thanksgiving Day

Holiday observed: Thursday

Retail stores: Certain stores open at owner’s discretion; inquire directly.

Liquor stores: Closed.


Supermarkets: Closed.

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Convenience stores: Open at owner’s discretion.

Taverns, bars: Open at owner’s discretion.

Banks: Closed.

Stock market: Closed.


Municipal and state offices: Closed.

Federal offices: Closed.

Libraries: Closed.

Schools: Closed.

Mail: Post offices are closed; express delivery only.


MBTA: All modes of transportation will run on a Sunday schedule. There will be no ferry service on Thursday.

Boston traffic rules: Parking meters are not in effect. All other traffic rules apply.

Street sweeping: There will be no daytime street sweeping on Thursday with the exception of 12 a.m. to 7 a.m. sweeping on posted arterials.

Boston’s trash collection: Collection will be one day late on Thursday and Friday except for residents in Back Bay, North End, Beacon Hill, South End, Financial District, Roxbury, South Boston, and Charlestown.