Easter Sunday 2021: What’s open, what’s closed? Restaurants, grocery stores, banks, UPS, mail delivery

Easter Sunday 2021 is April 4.

It is a sacred religious holiday that celebrates the belief in the resurrection of Jesus Christ. Popular traditions include the tale of the Easter Bunny, church attendance and egg hunts.

Here’s everything you need to know about what’s open and what’s closed on Easter Sunday 2021.

Is Easter a federal holiday?

Easter is neither a federal holiday nor a national holiday. The next federal holiday is Memorial Day, Monday, May 31.

Are the restaurants open on Easter Sunday?

Some local restaurants and chains may offer take-out, delivery and catering services with a 50% capacity limit.

It’s best to call ahead and check with your local restaurants.

Which fast food restaurants are open on Easter Sunday? Is McDonald’s open? Starbuck?

Most McDonald’s locations will be open over Easter, according to CountryLiving.com. Make sure you check store locator for local times.

Some Starbucks locations will also be open. This varies by location, so it’s best to call your local Starbucks and ask.

You can also try restaurant-style chains like Denny’s and I JUMP.

CountryLiving.com has compiled a list of 37 restaurants open on Easter Sunday 2021some varying by location.

Are malls open on Easter Sunday?

The following malls in New Jersey are open on Easter Sunday 2021, according to their websites:

  • American Dream (11 a.m. – 7 p.m.)
  • Hudson Mall (11 a.m. to 6 p.m.)
  • Menlo Park Shopping Center (11 a.m. – 7 p.m.)
  • Newport Center (12 p.m. – 6 p.m.)
  • The Mills at Jersey Gardens (11 a.m. – 7 p.m.)
  • Voorhees city center (11:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.)
  • Willowbrook Mall (12 p.m. – 6 p.m.)

The following malls in New Jersey are closed on Easter Sunday, according to their websites:

  • Rockaway Square
  • Commons of Bridgewater
  • Brunswick Square
  • Cherry Hill Shopping Center
  • Cumberland Shopping Center
  • Deptford Shopping Center
  • Freehold Raceway Mall
  • Hamilton Mall
  • Livingston Shopping Center
  • Marketfair Shopping Center
  • Monmouth Shopping Center
  • Moorestown Mall
  • Ocean County Mall
  • Paramus Park Shopping Center
  • Quaker Bridge Shopping Center
  • Short Hills Shopping Center
  • Riverside Shops
  • Westfield Garden State Plaza
  • Woodbridge Center

Are there online sales during Easter Sunday 2021?

Yes, there are tons of deals offered online for Easter Sunday.

Here are some of the most popular right now:

Are grocery stores open on Easter Sunday?

Some supermarkets will remain open or have reduced hours, while some will be closed. Buyers should ultimately check with their local supermarket for specific information.

The following major supermarket chains in New Jersey will be open this Easter:

The following major supermarket chains in New Jersey will be closed this Easter:

Which stores are open on Easter Sunday?

Some, if not most, stores will be closed on Easter Sunday.

Here are some of the well-known stores that will be closed, according to RetailMeNot.com.

Is the post office open on Easter Sunday?

No. United States Postal Service offices are generally closed every Sunday, whether or not it is a public holiday.

Is there mail delivery on Easter Sunday? Will the mail be executed?

There will be no regular appointments mail delivered at Easter. Only Priority Mail Express and Amazon packets (Prime members only) are delivered on Sunday.

UPS will not deliver (except for UPS Express Critical).

FedEx Home Delivery will have modified services, but all other deliveries will be closed (except FedEx Custom Critical).

Are the banks open on Easter Sunday?

Some banks are closed every Sunday when Easter falls. It’s best to call your local branch to check before venturing out.

The following banks are closed for Easter Sunday, according to banks.org.

  • Bank of America
  • capitol one
  • hunt
  • Citibank
  • Santander Bank
  • TD Bank
  • Wells Fargo

Do NJ Transit, PATH and SEPTA operate on a regular schedule?

N.J. Transit, PATH and SEPTA operate according to their usual weekend hours.

For NJ Transit, passengers must use NJ Transit’s Online Trip Planner to double-check arrival and departure times.

Are the scholarships open on Easter Sunday?

the New York Stock Exchange and Nasdaq exchanges are closed on weekends, whether it is a public holiday or not.

Are New Jersey Motor Vehicle Commission locations open on Easter Sunday?

motor vehicle board (MVC) offices will not be open on Easter Sunday. Online processing of certain documents is available at Motor Vehicle Commission website.

Additionally, all New Jersey state offices and courts will be closed.

When is the next federal holiday?

Memorial Day is the next federal holiday of the year, May 31.

For more information on the Easter story, watch the video below:

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