Is there mail delivery on Martin Luther King Day, and will UPS and FedEx deliver packages on Monday, January 15? Here’s what you need to know about the holiday delivery schedules for all three mail and package delivery services.
One of 10 federal holidays, MLK Day is celebrated on the third Monday in January. Officially known as the Birthday of Martin Luther King, Jr, Time reports that the holiday was signed into law by President Ronald Reagan in 1983 and was first observed by most states in 1986, with all 50 states honoring the holiday in 2000.
As is the case with many federal holidays, stores, supermarkets, restaurants, and even some banks will be open for business on Martin Luther King Jr Day, but schools and most government offices will be closed.