Labor Day is held on the first Monday in September each year.
Unofficially the last day of summer, the holiday, according to the U.S. Department of Labor, "constitutes a yearly national tribute to the contributions workers have made to the strength, prosperity, and well-being of our country."
Here's the list of what is open and closed on Labor Day, Monday, Sept. 3:
Restaurants, generally, unless they're normally closed on Mondays
Other businesses: open at the owner’s discretion.
Call ahead before heading to any of the above establishments to confirm they are open. Many retail stores or gyms/health clubs may be operating on a Sunday schedule or with limited hours.
- Banks have the option of remaining open in New York, but hardly any do.
- Libra Library and other libraries
- Financial markets, such as the New York Stock Exchange
- Post offices
- Local government offices and agencies, including Town, Village, City Hall.
- State offices
- U.S. government offices.
Metro-North Railroad's Grand Central north entrances will be closed.