Days off for American banks in 2015

There is a list of common federal holidays during which banks in America are closed. Do you need to know when exactly? Then you should note down somewhere these special days. Check the information below to learn when banks are open/closed.

December 31, 2014 – New Year’s Eve, banks are open.

January 1, 2015 – New Year’s Day, banks don’t work.

January 19, 2015 – Martin Luther’s birthday, banks don’t operate.

February 16, 2015 – Washington’s birthday, banks are closed.

May 25, 2015 – Memorial Day, banks don’t work.

July 3, 2015 – Independence Day, banks are closed.

September 7, 2015 – Labor Day, banks don’t work.

October 12, 2015 – Columbus Day, banks are closed.

November 11, 2015 – Veteran’s day, banks don’t operate.

November 26, 2015 – Thanksgiving Day, no work for banks on this day.

November 28, 2015 – Black Friday, banks are open but trade on the Stock Market finishes at 1 pm.

December 25, 2015 – Christmas Day, banks are closed.

Also, there are bank institutions that are open on federal holidays. At first let’s see the main bank representatives that have days off on all important federal dates as listed above. They include Bank of America, Federal Reserve, Fifth Third, JP Morgan and Northern Trust. Two banks, on the contrary, are open on Columbus Day (Ameriana and Monroe Bank), Martin Luther Day (Monroe Bank), President’s Day (Monroe Bank) and Veteran’s Day (Monroe Bank).

It may be a real problem to perform a banking operation when most banks are closed on federal celebrations. Not to be trapped by these strains, take into account our notes and plan your transfers in advance. Using the table below, you can also make a list of payments for the coming year 2016.


Banks are closed Year 2016
New Year’s Day January 1
Martin Luther’s Birthday January 18
President’s Day February 15
Memorial Day May 30
Independence Day July 4
Labor Day September 5
Columbus Day October 10
Veteran’s Day November 11
Thanksgiving Day November 24
Christmas Day December 25