Holidays & events

2021 holidays

January 1
New Year’s Day
January 18
Martin Luther King Jr. birthday
February 15
Presidents’ Day
May 31
Memorial Day
July 5*
Independence Day
September 6
Labor Day
October 11
Columbus Day
November 11
Veterans Day
November 25
Thanksgiving Day
December 25**
Christmas Day

* July 4, 2021 (the legal public holiday for Independence Day), falls on a Sunday. For most Federal employees, Monday, July 5, will be treated as a holiday for pay and leave purposes.
** December 25, 2021 (the legal public holiday for Christmas Day), falls on a Saturday. For most Federal employees, Friday, December 24, will be treated as a holiday for pay and leave purposes.

Events calendar

  • Star Wars Droids Commemorative

    Star Wars Droids Commemorative Forever® stamps virtual ceremony will be carried on the Postal Service’s social media channels, Facebook and Twitter on Tuesday, May 4, 2021 at 11:00 a.m. EST.

    For more information on how to attend, please visit the event’s website page.

    May 4
  • Heritage Breeds Forever® Stamps

    Monday, May 17, 2021
    11 a.m. EST

    George Washington’s Mount Vernon
    3200 Mount Vernon Memorial Hwy
    Mount Vernon, VA 22121


    May 17
  • Grow Your Business Day Events


    These events are designed to address the unique needs of small businesses. Learn about Postal Service shipping and mailing services. Discover the convenience and value that USPS offers. And, network with other small businesses in your community. Check this listing of nationwide events. This information is updated periodically as new events are added. Note the details — some events will be held virtually and some will be in person.

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