What’s Open, Closed on Patriots’ Day in the South End

Kenya's Wesley Korir in Copley before crossing he finish line to win the men's elite race at the 2012 Boston Marathon.

Patriots’ Day (otherwise known at Marathon Monday) commemorates the Battles of Lexington and Concord, the start of the Revolutionary War.

The holiday is observed this year on Monday, April 15. It’s a state holiday, but not a federal holiday.

Here’s a handy list of what’s open – and closed – during the holiday:

Retail stores: Open at owner’s discretion.

Liquor stores: Open.

Supermarkets: Open.

Convenience stores: Open.

Taverns, bars: Open.

Banks: Open at bank’s discretion; most open.

Stock market: Open.

Municipal and state offices: Closed.

Federal offices: Open.

Libraries: Closed.

Schools: Closed.

Mail: Post offices open; regular delivery schedule.

Parking meters: Will not be in effect, but all other traffic rules apply.

Trash collection: remains on the same schedule for the South End. 

South End Patch