Christmas Day 2022: What’s open, what’s closed on Sunday, Dec. 25? Banks, UPS, FedEx, mail delivery, restaurants, stores, stock markets

Christmas Day 2022 is Sunday, Dec. 25.

It is a sacred, religious holiday around the birth of Jesus, while also it is a cultural phenomenon. Popular traditions include the tale of Santa Claus, exchanging gifts, Christmas tree decorating and attending church.

The vast majority of stores and services are closed.

Here is everything you need to know about what’s open and what’s closed on Christmas Day 2022.

Is Christmas a federal holiday?

Christmas is a federal and state holiday. Christmas has been a federal holiday in the US since 1870. It is the final federal holiday of the year.

Is there mail delivery on Christmas Day 2022? Will the mail run?

There will be no regular mail delivered on Christmas, nor will there be UPS now FedEx delivery (except FedEx Custom Critical, FedEx Same Day City and UPS Express Critical).

However, the United States Postal Service website notes that Priority Mail Express mail will be delivered on Christmas Day.

Is the post office open on Christmas Day 2022?

United States Postal Service offices will be closed, although self-service kiosks are still available at some locations for drop-offs.

Are banks open on Christmas Day 2022?

No, the following banks are scheduled to be closed on Christmas Day:

Are the stock markets open on Christmas Day 2022?

No, stock markets will be closed on Christmas Day. Nasdaq trading and bond markets will also be closed.

What stores are open on Christmas Day 2022?

Most major retail stores will be closed, including big-box retailers such as Walmart, Target, Kohl’s and Costco.

There are some convenience stores and pharmacies that will be open, including:

To see a full list of store hours on Christmas Day, click here.

Will grocery stores be open on Christmas Day 2022?

Most supermarkets will be closed, but some are open with reduced hours, if you need to grab some holiday dinner ingredients. Shoppers should ultimately check with their local supermarket for specific information.

The following major supermarkets will be open on Christmas Day:

  • Acme (hours may vary depending on location)

The following major supermarkets will be closed on Christmas Day:

Are there Christmas Day 2022 deals?

We scoured the internet and found that these retailers are offering sales on Christmas Day: :

What restaurants are open on Christmas Day 2022? Is McDonald’s open? Is Boston Market open?

It varies by establishment. Some restaurants may be closed, while some may be selling prepared, holiday meals to-go. Patrons should check with specific restaurants for information.

The vast majority of local and chain restaurants are closed on Christmas Day to allow workers to spend time with family. But there are some limited options.

Some McDonald’s locations will be open on Christmas Day. The fast-food chain only describes this as a “handful” of its restaurants and recommends checking its store locator for local hours.

Some Dunkin’ spots may have limited hours as well, and Dunkin’ recommends checking its store locator for hours.

Some Starbucks stores will also be open.

Boston Market has many of its locations across the country open for business on Christmas Day. You can also try diner-style chains, like Denny’s and IHOP. has compiled a list of 31 restaurants that are open on Christmas Day with some varying by location.

Are malls open on Christmas Day 2022?

Most, if not all, malls and major shopping centers in New Jersey will be closed on Christmas Day.

Are New Jersey Motor Vehicle Commission locations open on Christmas Day 2022?

All Motor Vehicle Commission offices will be closed. Additionally, all New Jersey state offices and courts are closed for the holiday.

Online processing of some documents are available on Motor Vehicle Commission’s website.

Does NJ Transit, PATH and SEPTA operate on a normal schedule?

NJ Transit and SEPTA will operate on a Sunday schedule, while PATH will operate on a Saturday schedule. For NJ Transit, riders should use NJ Transit’s online trip planner to double-check arrival and departure times.

When is the next federal holiday?

The next federal holiday is New Year’s Day on Sunday, Jan. 1, 2023. However, it will be observed on Monday, Jan. 2, 2023, because New Year’s Day falls on a Sunday.

For more information about the history of Christmas Day, check out the video below:

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