What stores and restaurants are open Labor Day? Here’s a list of businesses open or closed Monday
CDC director: Unvaccinated Americans should avoid Labor Day travelThe CDC director recommends that vaccinated people wear masks while they travel over the Labor Day holiday, but urges the unvaccinated to stay home.Staff video, USA TODAYAre grocery stores open on Labor Day? Yes, most are open but Costco clubs are closed Sept. 6.What stores are closed on Labor Day? Major retailers are open but Costco is the big exception.McDonald’s, Starbucks, Taco Bell, IHOP, Dunkin’ and most national chains are open Labor Day.Consumers wanting to take advantage of the long weekend will find plenty of options for shopping and grabbing a bite on Monday.Unlike Thanksgiving, Christmas and Easter, most major retailers and grocery stores will be open on Labor Day, a federal holiday dedicated to the achievements of American workers and held annually on the first Monday of September.National restaurant chains, including Starbucks, McDonald’s, Dunkin’ and Chili’s, are open and on-demand services such as Postmates, Grubhub, UberEats and DoorDash will deliver orders on Monday for participating local and national restaurants.Some businesses will operate with shorter hours. The stock market, banks and government offices are closed Monday as are most pharmacies.►Best Buy Labor Day sale 2021: Best Buy now selling electric bikes, scooters and mopeds online, launching in select stores soon►Amazon Labor Day sale: Save on smart tech, kitchen gadgets, electronics and moreCostco is the largest retailer staying closed on Labor Day, and the wholesale club closes for other holidays including New Year’s Day, Easter, Memorial Day and Independence Day. Like with other federal holidays, it’s considered a good time to buy a car, or a mattress and furniture, and shop other sales.However, amid one of the worst COVID-19 surges of the pandemic, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is urging Americans to reconsider their holiday travel plans, particularly if they aren’t vaccinated.Stores open Labor Day 2021Check with your store before heading out as hours can vary and some stores will operate with reduced holiday hours. Click on store names to search for location-specific information. Note, not all retailers regularly update websites so you may need to call.Labor Day stores closedCostcoSmall businesses, including some small boutiques and privately owned businesses. ►More Sephora at Kohl’s locations opening: See which stores are getting a beauty makeover in September►Walmart pay raise: Walmart raising wages at least a $1 an hour for more than 565,000 store employeesCalifornians urged to prevent holiday virus spikeSan Francisco Mayor London Breed is asking residents and visitors to be especially diligent in wearing masks and socially distancing over the Labor Day weekend to avoid a spike in COVID-19 cases. (Sept. 4)APGrocery stores open Labor DayThis list also includes convenience stores and drugstore chains. Some stores will close early and many pharmacies will be closed.Restaurants open Labor Day 2021Check with your closest location to confirm they are open and to find out holiday hours. Some locations will be closed.Restaurants closed Labor DayTijuana FlatsSome local restaurants and small chains will be closed or operate with special hours.►Save better, spend better: Money tips and advice delivered right to your inbox. Sign up here►Costco deals: Here’s the key to saving money so you can buy more $1.50 hot-dog-and-soda combosContributing: Eve Chen, USA TODAYFollow USA TODAY reporter Kelly Tyko on Twitter: @KellyTyko. For shopping news, tips and deals, join us on our Shopping Ninjas Facebook group.