What's open, closed on Columbus Day?

St. Lucie County public schools closed
Posted at 5:45 AM, Oct 11, 2021
and last updated 2021-10-11 05:50:47-04

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. — Columbus Day is Monday and that means some establishments won't be open.

St. Lucie County schools are closed, but all other public school systems, including Palm Beach County, will hold classes.

Palm Beach County's public libraries and most government services will be closed.

U.S. post offices are closed Monday and there will be no regular mail delivery.

Most banks will also be closed, however, ATMs will still be available.

FedEx and UPS will both be making regular deliveries on Monday despite the holiday.

President Franklin D. Roosevelt proclaimed Columbus Day a national holiday in 1937.

Columbus Day celebrates the anniversary of Christopher Columbus's arrival in the Americas on Oct. 12, 1492.