The History of Martin Luther King Jr. Day

What is open and closed on Martin Luther King Jr. Day?

Martin Luther King Jr. Day falls on Jan. 21 this year. As a federal holiday, not everything is open. We’ve tried to round up some of the important services in Atlanta below.

The post office will be closed, as the U.S. Postal Service is a federal agency.

FedEx will be open, though FedEx Express and FedEx SmartPost will have modified service, according to USA Today.

All UPS functions will be open, according to their holiday schedule.

Most banks will be closed tomorrow, including TD Bank, Wells Fargo, Bank of America, Synovus, BB&T and Federal Reserve Banks.

Most stock exchanges will be closed for the day.

Schools will be out.

Most grocery and retail stores will be open.

Atlanta landmarks

The Museum of Coke will be open tomorrow for its usual hours, 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Zoo Atlanta and the Georgia Aquarium will both be open.

The Atlanta Botanical Garden will be open too.

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