What's Open and Closed on Labor Day in Guilford

Businesses? Mostly open. Bars and restaurants? Open. Banks? Closed, of course!

Labor Day is held on the first Monday in September each year. 

Unofficially the last day of summer, the holiday, according to the U.S. Department of Labor, "constitutes a yearly national tribute to the contributions workers have made to the strength, prosperity, and well-being of our country."

Here's a list of what's closed on Monday. If you know of other local businesses that are closing or altering their hours Monday, post them in the comments below!

What's Closed on Monday

  • All federal and state offices
  • All municipal offices
  • All public schools
  • Public libraries
  • U.S. financial markets
  • Banks and credit unions
  • All postal offices
  • Commuter trains such as Shore Line East and Metro North will run on a holiday/weekend schedule Monday
  • The DMV closes at 12:30 p.m. Friday and doesn't reopen until Tuesday
  • Connecticut Lottery Headquarters in Rocky Hill
  • Some businesses (call first to see if your destination is open)

What's Open on Monday

  • Retail Stores
  • Supermarkets
  • Restaurants
  • Convenience stores
  • Bars/Taverns

NOTE: Call ahead before heading to any of the above establishments to confirm they are open. Many retail stores may be operating on a Sunday schedule or with limited hours.

These local businesses are OPEN!

  • Flutterby is open 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.
  • KCs will be open at 3:30 labor day for the evening.
  • Pix Photography is open 9 a.m. -7 p.m. - Advanced appointments are required.
Vickie August 31, 2013 at 08:20 AM
Blue Moon on 50 York St is open 10 - 4.
Vickie August 31, 2013 at 09:42 AM
Blue Moon is offering Buy One/Get One Free on all candles and skincare products located upstairs at Half Moon. These products are already priced at at least half price so you can really stock up on some great deals for the holidays!


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