PATRIOTS’ Day is celebrated annual on the third Monday of April in four US States.
The states of Connecticut, Wisconsin, Massachusetts and Maine celebrate Patriots’ Day.
Is mailed delivered on Patriots’ Day?
Monday, April 19 is Patriots’ Day, a state holiday especially in Massachusetts marking the Battles of Lexington and Concord and the start of the Revolutionary War.
The US Post Offices and mail delivering will be operating under normal business hours.
Even though Patriots’ Day is a state holiday in some states, the date is not a federal holiday.
However, residents of Massachusetts and Maine are given the day off.
Are banks open on Patriots’ Day?
Most banks around the country are open on Patriots’ Day.
Banks located in the states celebrating Patriots’ Day will be operating under normal business hours as well.
Aside from banks, supermarkets, convenience stores, pharmacies, restaurants and other retail businesses open regular hours, but it is always good to call ahead.
When is the Boston Marathon in 2021?
The Boston Marathon typically takes place on annually on Patriots’ Day.
The event was cancelled in 2020 due to the Covid-19 pandemic, and in 2021 it has been scheduled for Monday, October 11.
Extra precautions will be taken due to the coronavirus outbreak, should the race go forward as planned.
“Participants in the in-person race may be expected to produce up to two negative Covid-19 tests prior to Monday, October 11, regardless of vaccination status, in order to mitigate spread to participants and community members,” organizers said.
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