• Memorial Day 2019: Which department stores, restaurants are open; what is closed?

    By: Debbie Lord, Cox Media Group National Content Desk


    Memorial Day is Monday and with it comes the unofficial beginning of summer. 

    To honor those who died in service of their country, federal and state government offices close. To kick off the summer season, department stores stay open. Here’s a list of what will be open and what will be closed on Memorial Day.

    Department stores open on Memorial Day

    Some stores may have different hours, but most stores are open regular hours.

    Grocery stores open on Memorial Day

    Restaurants open on Memorial Day

    Movie theaters open on Memorial Day

    Most theaters are open regular hours on Memorial Day. Here is a list with links to their website so you can check if your neighborhood cinema is open.

    What is closed?

    Here is what will be closed on Monday:

    • Banks
    • Courts
    • Federal buildings
    • Post offices
    • Schools
    • The stock market

    SPRINGFIELD, VA - JULY 26: The signs of a Chick-fil-A are seen July 26, 2012 in Springfield, Virginia.
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