Is the Post Office Open on Christmas Eve 2016 (December 24)

Is the Post Office open on Christmas Eve 2016 (December 24, 2016)? The answer is YES. December 24 is not listed as one of the holidays for USPS.

Post Offices nationwide will be normally open on Saturday, December 24 Christmas Eve, but many will shorten lobby hours and close at noon.

Because Christmas Day is Sunday, December 25, Post Office locations will be closed on Monday, December 26, the observed federal holiday.

Priority Mail Express will still be delivered on Sunday, Christmas Day and Monday, the federal holiday. Regular mail will not be delivered Sunday, December 25, or Monday, December 26. All Post Office locations will be open and regular mail delivery will resume on Tuesday, December 27.

2016 Postal Holidays

Friday, January 1 New Year’s Day
Monday, January 18 Birthday of Martin Luther King, Jr.
Monday, February 15 Washington’s Birthday
Monday, May 30 Memorial Day
Monday, July 4 Independence Day
Monday, September 5 Labor Day
Monday, October 10 Columbus Day
Friday, November 11 Veterans Day
Thursday, November 24 Thanksgiving Day
Monday, December 26 Christmas Day (Observed)