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Veterans Day in Minneapolis and St. Paul

What's Open, What's Closed in Minneapolis and St. Paul on Veterans Day

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Veterans Day is Sunday November 11, 2012.

Veterans Day is a Federal holiday, and Veterans Day is a holiday in the state of Minnesota.

Since Veteran's Day falls on a Sunday, Veterans Day is observed on Monday November 12.

What's open, and what's closed on Veterans Day in Minneapolis and St. Paul, and around the Twin cities? In general, non-essential Federal organizations will be closed for Veterans Day, as well as most Minnesota State organizations, County offices, and City offices.

Many stores, malls, museums, and attractions are open on Veterans Day. Some businesses and offices are open on Veterans Day. Hours may vary - it's best to call ahead and check hours for Veterans Day.

What's Closed in Minneapolis and St. Paul on Veterans Day?

Federal organizations in Minnesota will be closed on Veterans Day.

US Post Offices will be closed.

Minnesota State Courts are closed on Veterans Day.

The United States District Courts - Minnesota District will be closed on Veterans Day.

Hennepin County government offices, such as Public Health departments, and service centers, are closed on Veterans 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 Veterans Day. (Other parking meters, such as those at the University of Minnesota or at Minneapolis Parks, may be enforced.)

St. Paul Public Libraries, and Ramsey, Scott, Carver, Dakota, Anoka and Washington County libraries are closed on Veterans Day.

The City of Minneapolis observes Veterans Day. Some city offices will be closed.

Some Minnesota Schools will be closed. Minneapolis Public Schools are open. St. Paul Public Schools are open.

Many other offices and organizations operated by the State of Minnesota, or by a city, will be closed. Call ahead before you plan to visit.

Minnesota Driver and Vehicle Services Offices are closed on Veterans Day.

What's Open in Minneapolis and St. Paul on Veterans Day

St. Paul schools are open on Veterans Day, Minneapolis Public Schools will be open on Veterans Day. Anoka County schools are open, Washington County schools are open, as are most other public schools in the Twin Cities.

Most shopping malls, museums and attractions, and many businesses and offices will generally be open as usual on Veterans Day. Hours may be different for Veterans Day, so call for hours. If you are active or retired military, look out for sales and discounts today.

Metro Transit buses and trains will be running a normal weekday schedule.

The US Post Office may be closed, but UPS and FedEx offices will be open, and deliveries made as usual.

Minneapolis Libraries, and Hennepin County Libraries are open on Veterans Day.

Garbage collection and recycling collection will occur in the city of Minneapolis, and by most garbage collectors. Eureka Recycling will be collecting recycling as usual on Veterans Day.

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