MLK Day 2023 – what’s open + closed in Huntsville

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All county offices are closed for MLK Day 2023. (Jacob Blankenship / Hville Blast)

For many folks, this weekend is a 3-day weekend since Monday is a federal holiday celebrating the birthday of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. And while federal offices are obviously closed for a federal holiday, some private businesses and other entities are closed Monday as well.

Here is what’s open and closed for MLK Day 2023:

What’s closed for MLK Day 2023

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UAH offices and campus services are closed for MLK Day 2023. (Jacob Blankenship / Hville Blast)

In addition to all federal offices (courthouse, United States Post Offices, Social Security Office, etc) being closed for MLK Day 2023, here are other offices and businesses that will be closed Monday:

  • Alabama A&M University
  • Alabama Constitution Village
  • All banks in the Huntsville area
  • Burritt on the Mountain
  • Calhoun Community College
  • Drake State
  • Early Works Museum
  • Huntsville and Madison City offices
  • Huntsville, Madison city and county garbage pickup
  • Huntsville City garbage pickup
  • Huntsville City Schools
  • Huntsville Depot
  • Huntsville Museum of Art
  • Huntsville Utilities
  • Huntsville-Madison County Public Libraries
  • Madison City Schools
  • Madison County Schools
  • Madison County offices and courts
  • Redstone Arsenal
  • University of Alabama in Huntsville

What’s open for MLK Day 2023

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The U.S Space & Rocket Center is open on MLK Day. (Jacob Blankenship / Hville Blast)

Most restaurants and retail stores will operate under regular business hours Monday, and some will have limited or holiday hours. Here are some of the businesses and attractions that will be open Monday:

  • ALDI
  • CVS pharmacies
  • FedEx (FedEx Express and FedEx Group Economy will be operating on a modified service schedule)
  • Huntsville Botanical Garden
  • Huntsville/Madison County Visitors Center
  • Publix
  • Target (regular hours)
  • UPS (regular schedule)
  • U.S. Space & Rocket Center
  • Walgreens
  • Walmart (regular hours)

The next federal holiday is Presidents Day on Monday, Feb. 21.

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