Service Guide

Holiday Schedule

Check this page to find out which FedEx operating companies are open on specific holidays.

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2016 holiday service schedule

Normal Operating Hours

Check the operating hours for your area at Find Locations. To confirm whether a service area is affected due to weather or other conditions, go to the News area on our home page or call 1.800.GoFedEx 1.800.463.3339. For international holiday schedules, go to our International Holiday site.

If you need to ship on Christmas Day or any other day of the year, we have you covered with FedEx SameDay® service. It's available 24 hours a day, 365 days a year for your urgent shipments. Go to fedexsameday.com or call 1.800.399.5999 to schedule a pickup.

Download our holiday schedule.

Money-Back Guarantee Policy Changes

The money-back guarantee for select FedEx Express®, FedEx Ground® and FedEx Freight® services will be temporarily suspended during the Thanksgiving and Christmas holidays. For specific details, download the 2016 holiday money-back guarantee policy.

In the charts below, you will find the open or closed status for all FedEx companies.

FedEx provides normal pickup and delivery service on these national holidays:

  • Jan. 18: Martin Luther King Jr. Day
  • Feb. 15: Presidents Day
  • Oct. 10: Columbus Day
  • Nov. 11: Veterans Day


FedEx Express® FedEx Ground® FedEx Home Delivery® FedEx SmartPost®
Good Friday
3/25 Open Open Open Open
 
Easter
3/27 Closed Closed Closed Closed
 
Memorial Day
5/30 Closed Closed Closed Closed
5/31 Open Open Closed Open
 
Independence Day
7/2 Modified Service1 Closed Open Modified Service3
7/3 Closed Closed Closed Closed
7/4 Closed Closed Closed Closed
7/5 Open Open Closed Open
 
Labor Day
9/3 Open Closed Open Modified Service3
9/4 Closed Closed Closed Closed
9/5 Closed Closed Closed Closed
9/6 Open Open Closed Open
 
Thanksgiving
11/23 Open Open Open Open
11/24 Closed Closed Closed Closed
11/25 Modified Service1 Open Open Open
11/26 Modified Service1 Closed Open Open
 
Christmas
12/19 Open Open Closed Open
12/20 Open Open Open Open
12/21 Open Open Open Open
12/22 Open Open Open Open
12/23 Open Modified Service2 Open Open
12/24 Modified Service1 Closed Closed Modified Service3
12/25 Closed Closed Closed Closed
12/26 Closed Closed Closed Closed
12/27 Open Open Open Open
 
New Year's Eve and New Year's Day 2017
12/30 Open Open Open Open
12/31 Modified Service1 Closed Open Modified Service3
1/1/17 Closed Closed Closed Closed
1/2/17 Closed Closed Closed Closed
1/3/17 Open Open Closed Open

 

 

FedEx Freight® FedEx Office® FedEx Custom Critical® FedEx Trade Networks®
Good Friday
3/25 Modified Service4 Open Open Open
 
Easter
3/27 Closed Modified Hours6 Open Closed9
 
Memorial Day
5/30 Closed Modified Hours6 Open Closed9
5/31 Open Open Open Open
 
Independence Day
7/2 Closed Open Open Closed9
7/3 Closed Modified Hours7 Open Closed9
7/4 Closed Modified Hours6 Open Closed9
7/5 Open Open Open Open
 
Labor Day
9/3 Closed Open Open Open
9/4 Closed Modified Hours7 Open Closed9
9/5 Closed Modified Hours6 Open Closed9
9/6 Open Open Open Open
 
Thanksgiving
11/23 Open Modified Hours8 Open Open
11/24 Closed Closed Open Closed9
11/25 Closed Open Open Open
11/26 Closed Open Open Closed9
 
Christmas
12/19 Open Open Open Open
12/20 Open Open Open Open
12/21 Open Open Open Open
12/22 Open Open Open Open
12/23 Modified Service5 Open Open Open
12/24 Closed Modified Hours8 Open Closed9
12/25 Closed Closed Open Closed9
12/26 Closed Open Open Open
12/27 Open Open Open Open
 
New Year's Eve and New Year's Day 2017
12/30 Modified Service4 Open Open Open
12/31 Closed Modified Hours8 Open Open
1/1/17 Closed Closed Open Closed9
1/2/17 Closed Open Open Open
1/3/17 Open Open Open Open

 

1Early station, on-call pickups and drop box closings in some areas.

2FedEx Ground will make normal deliveries, but no pickups.

3FedEx SmartPost will make normal deliveries, but no pickups.

4On March 25 and December 30, 2016, FedEx Freight will be open with normal pickup and delivery operations and a modified line haul schedule. Shipments picked up on March 25 or December 30, 2016, that are not moved on those days will resume transit on March 28, 2016, and January 3, 2017, respectively. For example, a one-day shipment picked up on March 25, 2016, will resume on March 28, 2016, and deliver on March 29, 2016.

5On December 23 FedEx Freight will be open with only prearranged pickup and delivery shipments being made. Freight shipments picked up on December 23 will resume on December 27. For example, a one-day shipment picked up on December 23 will resume on December 27 and deliver on December 28.

6FedEx Office will have modified hours with some FedEx Office locations closed. Please contact your local FedEx Office for details.

7FedEx Office will have modified hours the day before the holiday, with some locations closing early without impacts to latest pickup times.

8All FedEx Office locations will close by 6 p.m. Please contact your local FedEx Office location for information.

9Customs clearance at U.S.-Canada land-border crossings is available 24 hours a day, every day via FedEx Trade Networks. Check with your FedEx Trade Networks representative to confirm for U.S.-Mexico land-border crossings.

Note: FedEx Freight charges a redelivery fee when a FedEx Freight delivery attempt is made but is unsuccessful due to a customer closure of which FedEx Freight was not previously notified, subject to the terms and conditions of the FXF 100 Series Rules Tariff.

Note: When scheduling a FedEx Freight shipment on or around a holiday, including holidays not listed above (e.g., Martin Luther King Jr. Day, Presidents Day, Mardi Gras, Veterans Day, etc.), contact your local freight service center at 1.866.393.4585 for the most up-to-date information.

Note: FedEx SmartPost will not be delivering on U.S. federal holidays when the USPS is not making deliveries.

Note: The information shown here reflects our current operating schedules planned for these holiday periods. These dates are subject to change, however. Any updates will be posted on this page, so please check back as the date of the holiday approaches.

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