AS AMERICANS prepare for Memorial Day weekend, many stores have adjusted their schedules in light of the holiday.
This year, Memorial Day is celebrated on Monday, May 31, 2021.
Is Target open on Memorial Day 2021?
Target will be opened on Memorial Day, May 31.
Their store hours can range depending on location, however, most are expected to be open from 9am to 10pm.
It is advised to check their website for hours on a specific location.
Target also offers customers a free curbside order pickup for all purchases.
Those interested can order their items on the store app and pull up to the designated parking lot area to get the orders handed by an associate.
What stores are opened on Memorial Day?
A number of convenience stores and pharmacies will also be open on Memorial Day.
Those stores include:
- Trader Joe’s
- Whole Foods
It is advised to call and ask for store hours on a specific location or to look online.
What is closed on Memorial Day?
Anything that runs on a federal schedule will be closed for the holiday.
Post offices, public schools, the stock market, courts and libraries will shut their doors in light of the holiday.
All regular hours are expected to resume on Tuesday, June 1, 2021.
What is Memorial Day?
Memorial Day is an official US federal holiday, commemorating those who have died in military service to their country.
It is observed annually on the last Monday of May.
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Memorial Day was originally known as Decoration Day, an occasion to decorate the graves of those who died in the war, and was created in the aftermath of the American Civil War.
The holiday is also associated with the Indianapolis 500 car race which is held on the Sunday after Memorial Day.
Many Americans observe Memorial Day by visiting cemeteries or memorials, holding family gatherings, and participating in parades.