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UPS 2018 Holiday Schedule

In the United States, UPS observes the following holidays:

New Year's Day - January 1, 2018*
Memorial Day - May 28, 2018*
Independence Day - July 4, 2018*
Labor Day - September 3, 2018*
Thanksgiving Day - November 22, 2018*
Christmas - December 25, 2018*
New Year's Day - January 1, 2019*

2018 U.S. Holiday Operations Schedule

In addition, the following holidays are recognized, but not observed:

Martin Luther King, Jr. Day - January 15, 2018
Valentine's Day - February 14, 2018
Presidents' Day - February 19, 2018
Chinese New Year - February 16, 2018
Daylight Saving Time begins - March 11, 2018
St. Patrick's Day - March 17, 2018
Passover - March 30 - April 7, 2018
Easter - April 1, 2018
Earth Day - April 22, 2018
Cinco de Mayo - May 5, 2018
Mother's Day - May 13, 2018
Flag Day - June 14, 2018
Ramadan - May 15 - June 14, 2018
Father's Day - June 17, 2018
UPS Founders' Day - August 28, 2018
Rosh Hashanah - September 9-11, 2018
Yom Kippur - September 18-19, 2018 
Columbus Day - October 8, 2018 
Halloween - October 31, 2018 
Daylight Saving Time ends - November 4, 2018 
Veterans Day - November 11, 2018 
Hanukkah - December 2 - December 10, 2018
Kwanzaa - December 26, 2018 - January 1, 2019

*UPS Holiday. UPS Express Critical® available.

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UPS is Your Holiday Helper

View our guides on shipping for these special days.