Traditionally marked on the eleventh minute of the eleventh hour of the eleventh month to commemorate the ending of World War I, Veterans Day will be observed in the U.S. on Monday, Nov. 12 this year.
That means many public sector services will be closed. However, many private businesses and park faciilities will remain open. Here's a list of key openings and closings on Veterans Day:
USPS Mail Delivery
No mail; all postal locations closed Monday.
Most branches closed; limited telephone banking at some banks, online services available.
New York City Public Schools
Schools are closed.
All branches will be closed.
All government offices are closed.
Alternate side parking rules are suspended Monday, though meter rules are still in effect.