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What’s open and closed on Martin Luther King Jr. Day?

Martin Luther King, Jr. Day falls on Monday, January 18, 2021, this year. While many places will be operating as normal, others will be closed. To get past any confusion that you might have, here’s our guide to what’s open and closed in Palm Beach County on Martin Luther King Day.

Schedule for Martin Luther King Jr. Day

  • Government Offices – Federal, state, county and municipal offices will be closed
  • Schools – Public schools, colleges, universities will be closed
  • Libraries – All county libraries will be closed.
  • Mail – There will be no regular mail delivery.
  • Banks, stock markets and post offices – All will be closed.
  • Palm Tran & Tri-Rail will run its regular schedule.
  • Garbage pick-up – Unincorporated Palm Beach County will run normal routes.
  • Grocery stores and malls will be open.

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