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What’s open, what’s closed on Columbus Day 2020?


Columbus Day is observed on the second Monday of October each year.

Columbus Day falls on Monday, October 12, 2020.

In observance of Columbus Day, some businesses are closed, some remain open, but business operations this year may also be affected by the pandemic. Please confirm with specific stores, businesses and locations first.


Will I get mail or packages delivered on Columbus Day?

Will Amazon deliver on Columbus Day? Amazon’s shipping holiday schedule matches with that of the USPS.

FedEx is open on Columbus Day.

UPS pickup and delivery services are available, and UPS stores are open on.

Post offices are closed on Columbus Day 2020. No regular mail delivery, pickup or post office retail services. 

Are banks open on Columbus Day?

Most banks are closed for Columbus Day, though not all banks observe the holiday. Check with your specific bank location first.

Are grocery or retail stores open on Columbus Day?

Grocery stores (Costco, Fresh Market, Kroger, Meijer, Trader Joe’s, Whole Foods) will be open on Columbus Day.


Most retail stores will be open. Fayette Mall or The Summit at Fritz Farm will be open, check with individual stores first for limited hours.

Target and Walmart will be open.


Are schools open on Columbus Day? Will my trash collection change because of Columbus Day? Are Lexington city government offices open?

Fayette County Public Schools is in session on Columbus Day.

Government offices are closed. Fayette County Clerk will not be closed.

Lexington Public Libraries are open on the holiday.

Lextran is open and operating on a regular schedule.

Trash collection will remain on normal schedule.

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