Labor Day 2023—what’s open + closed in the Huntsville area

Labor Day in Huntsville
Labor Day is this coming Monday. (Nathan Watson/Hville Blast)

Labor Day weekend is just days away, and while you might be preparing to go out of town for the weekend, those of you who are staying in the Huntsville area may want to know what is open and what is closed for Labor Day.

Here’s a guide to businesses and services that are affected by the holiday weekend:

What’s closed in the Huntsville area on Labor Day

Labor Day 2023
The Madison County County Courthouse is closed for Labor Day. (Hville Blast)

Being a federal holiday, Labor Day means all federal offices are closed, as well as all stock markets. Here are some of the closures and changes in services in the Huntsville area Monday:

  • Federal offices: Closed
  • State offices: Closed
  • Municipal and county offices: Most are closed
  • Banks:  Many closed on Monday, check with your branch
  • U.S. Post Offices: Post offices are closed, mail will not run. Regular mail delivery and collection will resume Tuesday, July 5.
  • Fed Ex: Some services closed, most offices on modified schedule
  • UPS: Some services closed, most offices on modified schedule
  • Financial markets: Closed
  • Huntsville Museum of Art: Closed
  • Garbage collection: Residential collection in Huntsville will be delayed one day. Residents should leave carts at the curb until they are collected. In Madison, garbage collection will not occur on Labor Day, with the rest of the week operating on normal schedule.
  • Parks & Recreation: All facilities will be closed, except the Brahan Spring Park and Dr. Richard Showers, Sr., splash pads, which will be open from 10AM to 7PM.
  • Huntsville Museum of Art: Closed Monday.
  • Costco: Closed

Here’s what’s open on Labor Day

Welcome center at Huntsville Botanical Garden
Huntsville Botanical Garden is open on Labor Day.(Hville Blast)

Most retail businesses and restaurants are open Labor Day, with some exceptions and with some open special holiday hours:

  • Huntsville Botanical Garden: Open regular hours
  • Academy Sports + Outdoors: Open 9AM to 9PM
  • Ace Hardware: Open 7AM to 8PM
  • ALDI: Limited hours, varies by location
  • CVS: Open 8AM to 10PM
  • Dick’s Sporting Goods: Open 9AM to 9PM
  • Dollar General: Open 8AM to 10PM
  • Dollar Tree: Open 8AM to 10PM 
  • Family Dollar: Varies by location
  • Five Below: Varies by location
  • Fresh Market: Open regular hours
  • Home Depot: Open 6AM to 10PM
  • Lowe’s: Open 6AM to 10PM
  • Michaels: Varies by location
  • Publix: Open 7AM to 10PM
  • Sam’s Club: Plus Members: 8AM to 6PM; Club Members: 10AM to 6PM
  • Target: Open 9AM to 10PM
  • T.J. Maxx: Open 9:30AM to 9:30PM
  • Trader Joe’s: Open regular hours
  • Walgreens: Varies by location
  • Walmart: Open 6AM to 11PM
  • Whole Foods Open regular hours

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Michael Seale
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