MOUNT PLESANT, S.C. (WCBD) – Expecting mail on October 10? You may have to wait another day.

Columbus Day and Indigenous People’s Day is a federal holiday observed on the second Monday in October.

According to the United States Postal Service, the USPS will close to recognize Columbus Day on October 10.

Columbus Day is one of the 11 federal holidays recognized by USPS.

USPS closes for the following holidays:

  • New Year’s Day
  • Martin Luther King Jr. Day
  • Presidents’ Day
  • Memorial Day
  • Juneteenth
  • July 4
  • Labor Day
  • Columbus Day
  • Veterans Day
  • Thanksgiving
  • Christmas (USPS will recognize Christmas on December 26 in 2022)

UPS and FedEx stores will be open on Monday, however, both may experience shipping delays due to the USPS closure.