President's Day is Monday February 17, 2014.
President's Day is a Federal holiday, and President's Day is a holiday in the state of Minnesota.
Looking for events on President's Day? Here's a listing of events on President's Day in Minneapolis and St. Paul.
What is open, and what's closed on President's Day in Minneapolis and St. Paul, and around the Twin cities? In general, all non-essential Federal organizations will be closed for President's Day, as well as most Minnesota State organizations, County offices, and City offices, plus many schools and colleges.
Many stores, malls, museums, and attractions are open on President's Day. And many will be having sales to entice all the people who have the day off work to the mall!
Some businesses and offices are open on President's Day. Hours may vary - it's best to call ahead and check hours for President's Day.
What's Closed in Minneapolis and St. Paul on President's Day?Federal organizations in Minnesota will be closed on President's Day.
US Post Offices will be closed on President's Day.
Minnesota State Courts are closed on President's Day.
The United States District Courts - Minnesota District will be closed on President's Day.
Hennepin County government offices, such as Public Health departments, and service centers, are closed on President's Day. Ramsey County government offices are also closed, as are county offices in Scott, Washington, Carver, Anoka and Dakota Counties.
Parking meters operated by the City of Minneapolis and the City of St. Paul will not be enforced on President's Day. (Other parking meters, such as those at the University of Minnesota or at Minneapolis Parks, may be enforced.)
Minneapolis Libraries, and Hennepin County Libraries are closed on President's Day. St. Paul Public Libraries, and Ramsey, Scott, Carver, Dakota, Anoka and Washington County libraries are closed on President's Day.
Minnesota Driver and Vehicle Services Offices are closed on President's Day.
There will be no garbage collection, or recycling collection on President's Day, for most residential customers in the Twin Cities. Policy varies by operator, but collection usually resumes one day later than normal for the week of President's day.
Most other offices and organizations operated by the Federal Government, State of Minnesota, or by a city, will be closed.
What's Open in Minneapolis and St. Paul on President's Day?
Most shopping malls, museums and attractions, and many businesses and offices will generally be open as usual on President's Day. Hours may be different for President's Day, so call for hours. President's Day is a Monday, and several attractions are usually closed on Mondays, like the Walker Art Center and the Minneapolis Institute of Art. The Minneapolis Sculpture Garden will be open. The Childrens Museum of Minnesota and the Science Museum of Minnesota are both usually closed on Mondays, but will be open for President's Day.
Ski hills near Minneapolis and St. Paul will be open for downhill skiing and snowboarding. There's plenty of snow, and conditions are fine.
Metro Transit buses and trains will be running, and on their regular weekday schedule.