What’s open and closed on Independence Day

Jul 3, 2023, 4:38 PM

Customers shop at a Walmart store on May 18 in Chicago, Illinois. (Scott Olson/Getty Images via CNN...

Customers shop at a Walmart store on May 18 in Chicago, Illinois. (Scott Olson/Getty Images via CNN)

(Scott Olson/Getty Images via CNN)

New York (CNN) — Americans across the country will celebrate Independence Day with barbeques, fireworks and — for many — a day off from work.

The Fourth of July marks the birth of American independence, the day the Declaration of Independence was adopted in 1776.

This year, the Fourth of July will fall on a Tuesday.

Here’s what will be open and closed.


Most major grocers, such as Kroger and Walmart, will be open as usual. Target will also be open during normal hours.

Trader Joe’s locations will close at 5 p.m. on the Fourth of July, the company said.

However, wholesale retailers will be closed or on alternate hours. Costco will be closed. Sam’s Club will be operating on shorter hours, from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. for plus members and 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. for club members.

Make sure to check if local businesses are closed or have alternate hours.

Financial services

Independence Day is a Federal Reserve banking holiday, so most bank branches across the country will be closed. The Nasdaq and the New York Stock Exchange will also get the day off.

As always, online banking services and ATMs will be available.

Postal service

The U.S. Postal Service will be closed on Tuesday and won’t be delivering mail.

Normal FedEx services will be closed. However, FedEx Office will be open with modified hours and FedEx Custom Critical will be open. All United Postal Service operations will be closed except for UPS Express Critical.

Government offices

Non-essential government offices will be closed on Tuesday – think the DMV or public library.

The-CNN-Wire™ & © 2023 Cable News Network, Inc., a Warner Bros. Discovery Company. All rights reserved.

KSL 5 TV Live


FILE - A McDonald's golden arches is shown at restaurant in Havertown, Pa., Tuesday, April 26, 2022...

Dee-Ann Durbin

McDonald’s set for unprecedented growth over the next four years with 10,000 new stores

McDonald’s expects to open nearly 10,000 restaurants over the next four years, a pace of growth that would be unprecedented even for the world's largest burger chain.

12 hours ago

When Daniel Reeder moved into his Bountiful home, he quickly realized its synthetic, membrane roofi...

Matt Gephardt and Sloan Schrage

Get Gephardt helps Bountiful homeowner who says he can’t get roofing company to make warranty repair

When Daniel Reeder moved into his Bountiful home, he quickly realized its synthetic, membrane roofing had a problem. Some of its adhesive began peeling.

1 day ago

Utah Gov. Spencer Cox speaking about his budget proposal for 2025 with the focus on getting starter...

Mike Anderson

Gov. Cox reveals 2025 budget plan with focus on starter homes

Governor Spencer Cox released his budget plans for 2025 Tuesday that he will now pass on to the legislature for review. Among his top priorities is a focus on bringing more starter homes to Utah.

1 day ago

Recall of kids cups sold on Amazon. (

Larry D. Curtis

Kids cups sold at Amazon recalled for led content

Two children's drink cups sold on Amazon have been recalled because of possible lead content.

2 days ago

a finger pushing a button on a fire alarm...

Brianna Chavez

Red Cross of Utah sees increase in smoke alarm installation requests, in need of volunteers

The Salt Lake Area Chapter of the American Red Cross said it has seen in increase in requests for free smoke alarm installations. The need is so great, more volunteers are needed.

2 days ago

File - The OpenAI logo appears on a mobile phone in front of a screen showing part of the company w...


Europe’s world-leading artificial intelligence rules are facing a do-or-die moment

Hailed as a world first, European Union artificial intelligence rules are facing a make-or-break moment as negotiators try to hammer out the final details this week — talks complicated by the sudden rise of generative AI that produces human-like work.

2 days ago

Sponsored Articles

Stylish room interior with beautiful Christmas tree and decorative fireplace...

Lighting Design

Create a Festive Home with Our Easy-to-Follow Holiday Prep Guide

Get ready for festive celebrations! Discover expert tips to prepare your home for the holidays, creating a warm and welcoming atmosphere for unforgettable moments.

Battery low message on mobile device screen. Internet and technology concept...

PC Laptops

9 Tips to Get More Power Out of Your Laptop Battery

Get more power out of your laptop battery and help it last longer by implementing some of these tips from our guide.

Users display warnings about the use of artificial intelligence (AI), access to malicious software ...

Les Olson

How to Stay Safe from Cybersecurity Threats

Read our tips for reading for how to respond to rising cybersecurity threats in 2023 and beyond to keep yourself and your company safe.

Design mockup half in white and half in color of luxury house interior with open plan living room a...

Lighting Design

Lighting Design 101: Learn the Basics

These lighting design basics will help you when designing your home, so you can meet both practical and aesthetic needs.

an antler with large horns int he wilderness...

Three Bear Lodge

Yellowstone in the Fall: A Wildlife Spectacle Worth Witnessing

While most people travel to this park in the summer, late fall in Yellowstone provides a wealth of highlights to make a memorable experience.

a diverse group of students raising their hands in a classroom...

Little Orchard Preschool

6 Benefits of Preschool for Kids

Some of the benefits of preschool for kids include developing independence, curiosity, and learning more about the world.

What’s open and closed on Independence Day