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.
Easter is neither a federal holiday nor a national holiday. The next federal holiday is Memorial Day, Monday, May 31.
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.
Some Starbucks locations will also be open. This varies by location, so it’s best to call your local Starbucks and ask.
CountryLiving.com has compiled a list of 37 restaurants open on Easter Sunday 2021some varying by location.
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
Yes, there are tons of deals offered online for Easter Sunday.
Here are some of the most popular right now:
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:
- Acme (7:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.)
- bj (varies by store)
- Gourmet city (varies by store)
- BoutiqueRite (varies by store)
- Stop and shop (7:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.)
- Trader Joe’s (varies by store)
- walmart (7 a.m. – 11 p.m.)
- Wegman (regular hours)
- whole foods (varies by store)
The following major supermarket chains in New Jersey will be closed this Easter:
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.
No. United States Postal Service offices are generally closed every Sunday, whether or not it is a public holiday.
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).
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
- Santander Bank
- TD Bank
- Wells Fargo
For NJ Transit, passengers must use NJ Transit’s Online Trip Planner to double-check arrival and departure times.
Additionally, all New Jersey state offices and courts will be closed.
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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