Do UPS, FedEx and USPS deliver on Thanksgiving Day?

USPS, UPS, and FedEx are big names when we talk about shipping. They handle millions of deliveries every day. All these companies work day and night for their customers. There are services in each of these companies through which you can get your package delivered any day of the week because those services run 7 days a week and 365 days a year, but what about the other services. If you choose a standard delivery service, then it may be possible that there is a holiday on the same day when you are expecting your package to be delivered.

There are about 7-10 holidays in each of these companies in a year. There is a holiday on Thursday, November 28 and that is Thanksgiving Day. It is a federal holiday, but let’s find out do USPS, UPS, and FedEx deliver packages on this day, or does mail run on Thanksgiving Day?

Does USPS Deliver on Thanksgiving?

No, USPS does not deliver on Thanksgiving because it’s a federal holiday. The post offices of USPS are closed on this day. Because of this, standard delivery will not take place. You need to wait for the next working day to get your mail or package.

Some people are trying to find the USPS Thanksgiving hours. So, we want to tell them that there will be no working hours on Thanksgiving Day because it’s a holiday. All the postal workers will be on holiday.

The list of holidays when the USPS or the post offices are closed in 2019:

Sr. No.DATE WEEK DAY HOLIDAY
1.January – 1 TuesdayNew Year’s Day
2.January – 21MondayMartin Luther King Jr. Birthday
3.February – 18MondayWashington’s Birthday *
4.May – 27MondayMemorial Day
5.July – 4ThursdayIndependence Day
6.September – 2MondayLabor Day
7.October – 14MondayColumbus Day
8.November – 11MondayVeterans’ Day *
9.November – 28ThursdayThanksgiving Day
10.December – 25WednesdayChristmas Day
11.January-1, 2020WednesdayNew Year’s Day

Does the Mail Run the Day After Thanksgiving?

The day after Thanksgiving is considered as Black Friday. Thanksgiving Day is on 28th November 2019, and Black Friday is on 29th November. Black Friday is a typical working day for USPS. So, the mail runs on the day after Thanksgiving or on Black Friday.

  • Is the Day after Thanksgiving a Holiday?

No, the day after Thanksgiving is not a Holiday, and you can expect your mail to be delivered on that day. Also, you can visit your nearest post office to get your work done because all the post offices are open on this day.

Does UPS Deliver on Thanksgiving?

Does UPS Deliver on Thanksgiving

No, UPS does not deliver on Thanksgiving. So, there will be no package delivery on this day. You will not be able to ship and get a delivery of a package on this federal holiday unless you use the UPS Express Critical® service. The packages shipped through this service are delivered 7 days a week and 365 days a year. If you choose this service, then you can expect your package to be delivered on Thanksgiving. Otherwise, your package will be delivered on the next working day.

You can see the list of UPS Holidays 2019 below:

Sr. No.DATE WEEK DAY HOLIDAY
1.January-1Tuesday New Year’s Day
2.April-21SundayEaster Sunday
3.May-27MondayMemorial Day
4.July-4ThursdayIndependence Day
5.September-2MondayLabor Day
6.November-28ThursdayThanksgiving Day
7.December-25WednesdayChristmas Day
8.January-1, 2020WednesdayNew Year's Day

Does FedEx Deliver on Thanksgiving?

No, FedEx does not deliver on Thanksgiving. It’s a holiday according to FedEx. So, there will be no package delivery on this day. If you want to ship a package on that day, then FedEx has exceptional service for urgent packages named as FedEx Custom Critical®. In case of emergency or urgent work, you can use FedEx Custom Critical® service which runs 24 x 7 for 365 days.

You can see the image of the FedEx schedule on 28th November. All the services are closed on this day except for FedEx Custom Critical®.

FedEx Thankgiving Day Status

Look at the list of FedEx Holidays 2019:

Sr. No.DATEWEEK DAY HOLIDAY
1.April-21SundayEaster Sunday
2.May-26SundaySunday Before Memorial Day
3.May-27MondayMemorial Day
4.July-4ThursdayIndependence Day
5.September-1SundaySunday Before Labor Day
6.September-2MondayLabor Day
7.November-28ThursdayThanksgiving Day
8.December-25WednesdayChristmas Day
9.January-1, 2020WednesdayNew Year's Day

Conclusion: The conclusion is that all three package delivery service providers – USPS, UPS, and FedEx will be closed on Thanksgiving Day, 28th November 2019. So, there will be no package or mail delivery. You can use their special services in case of urgency.

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