FOURTH of July will be celebrated on a Sunday this year.
The federal holiday commemorates America’s independence from the monarch of Britain, King George III.
3The United States Postal Service will be closed on the 4th and 5th of JulyCredit: AP
FedEx, USPS, and UPS will not be making deliveries on the fourth of July.
FedEx will not operate except through its service for urgent and critical deliveries and its retail locations may close on the holiday or operate with modified hours July 5th.
UPS will not make pickups or deliveries July 4th and 5th except through its express critical service.
All UPS will be closed on the fourth but will reopen on the 5th.
3FedEx will not be open on the 4th of JulyCredit: AFP
Similarly, since the USPS operates on a federal holiday schedule and because the fourth of July falls on a Sunday, the mail service will be closed.
All post offices will also remain closed through July 5th.
Regular business hours and deliveries will return to normal on July 6th for FedEx, USPS, and UPS.
All pharmacies such as Walgreens and CVS will be open on the fourth of July.
Some stores may run on a special holiday schedule though and only offer limited hours, depending on location.
These are some department stores that will be open:
3Target is among the stores that will be open on the 4th of JulyCredit: Getty
Depending on your state, there may be fireworks shows planned in different locations throughout cities.
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It is advised to check on your county website for a more detailed schedule regarding the holiday.
Some places may only permit a certain number of people in celebrations due to the coronavirus pandemic.
In addition, PBS network will air a special program called The Capitol Fourth at 8PM ET to commemorate the special day.