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What happens when July 4th is on a Sunday? When is the public holiday?

It’s everyone’s worst fear- a public holiday that falls on the weekend. This year happens to be one of those years; July 4th is on Sunday.

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July 4th Celebration
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July 4th, a federal holiday will be observed on Monday, July 5th. This means all government offices and schools will be closed on Monday, July 5th. Public transportation does not use it's typical timetable in most cities, meaning families and employees that do not have the day off need to plan accordingly.

What other stores are closed on July 4th?

  • Beer tends to be involved in many July 4th celebrations, but be aware that not all liquor stores are open on July 4th, especially as it falls on a Sunday this year.
  • Stores like Target, Walmart, and Home Depot are open on July 4th, so you can grab your last minute July 4th essentials.
  • Costco is not open on July 4th, so get all your holiday groceries purchased in advance.
  • Libraries and government offices are typically closed on July 4th and July 5th this year.
  • Most banks are closed on July 4th and July 5th this year to observe the federal holiday.

When is my next public holiday?

  • Labor Day, which falls on September 6th is the next public holiday after the 4th of July.
  • Which public holidays are left in 2021?
  • Sunday, July 4th, 2021 - Independence Day
  • Monday, July 5th, 2021 - Independence Day federal holiday
  • Monday, September 6th, 2021 - Labor Day
  • Monday, October 11th, 2021 - Columbus Day
  • Thursday, November 11th, 2021 - Veterans Day
  • Thursday, November 25th, 2021 - Thanksgiving Day
  • Friday, December 24th, 2021 - Christmas Holiday
  • Saturday, December 25th, 2021 - Christmas Day
  • Friday, December 31st - New Year's Day