Service Guide

Holiday Schedule

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

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2018 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 FedEx Newsroom 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 certain holidays. For specific details, view the 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. 15: Martin Luther King Jr. Day
  • Feb. 19: Presidents Day
  • Oct. 8: Columbus Day
  • Nov. 11: Veterans Day


FedEx Express® FedEx Ground® FedEx Home Delivery® FedEx SmartPost®
Good Friday
3/30 Open Open Open Open
 
Saturday Before Easter
3/31 Open Closed Open Closed
 
Easter
4/1 Closed Closed Closed Closed
 
Memorial Day
5/27 Closed Closed Closed Closed
5/28 Closed Closed Closed Closed
5/29 Open Open Closed Open
 
Independence Day
7/3 Modified Service1 Open Open Open
7/4 Closed Closed Closed Closed
7/5 Open Open Open Open
 
Labor Day
8/31 Open Open Open Open
9/1 Open Closed Open Closed
9/2 Closed Closed Closed Closed
9/3 Closed Closed Closed Closed
9/4 Open Open Closed Open
 
Thanksgiving
11/21 Open Open Open Open
11/22 Closed Closed Closed Closed
11/23 Modified Service2 Open Open Open
11/24 Modified Service3 Closed Open TBD
 
Christmas
12/18 Open Open Open Open
12/19 Open Open Open Open
12/20 Open Open Open Open
12/21 Open Open Open Open
12/22 Open Closed Open Modified Service5
12/23 Closed Closed Closed Closed
12/24 Modified Service4 TBD TBD TBD
12/25 Closed Closed Closed Closed
12/26 Open TBD TBD TBD
 
New Year's Eve and New Year's Day 2019
12/28 Open Open Open Open
12/29 Open Closed Open Closed
12/30 Closed Closed Closed Closed
12/31 Modified Hours4 Open Closed TBD
1/1/19 Closed Closed Closed Closed
1/2/19 Open Open Open Open

 

 

FedEx Freight® FedEx Office® FedEx Custom Critical® FedEx Trade Networks®
Good Friday
3/30 Modified Service6 Open Open Open
 
Saturday Before Easter
3/31 Closed Modified Hours8 Open Open
 
Easter
4/1 Closed Modified Hours9 Open Open
 
Memorial Day
5/27 Closed Modified Hours8 Open Open
5/28 Closed Modified Hours9 Open Closed11
5/29 Open Open Open Open
 
Independence Day
7/3 Open Modified Hours8 Open Open
7/4 Closed Modified Hours9 Open Closed11
7/5 Open Open Open Open
 
Labor Day
8/31 Open Open Open Open
9/1 Closed Open Open Open
9/2 Closed Modified Hours8 Open Open
9/3 Closed Modified Hours9 Open Closed11
9/4 Open Open Open Open
 
Thanksgiving
11/21 Open Modified Hours10 Open Open
11/22 Closed Closed Open Closed11
11/23 Closed Open Open Open
11/24 Closed Open Open Open
 
Christmas
12/18 Open Open Open Open
12/19 Open Open Open Open
12/20 Open Open Open Open
12/21 Open Open Open Open
12/22 Closed Open Open Open
12/23 Closed Open Open Open
12/24 Closed Modified Hours10 Open Open
12/25 Closed Closed Open Closed11
12/26 Open Open Open Open
 
New Year's Eve and New Year's Day 2019
12/28 Open Open Open Open
12/29 Closed Open Open Open
12/30 Closed Open Open Open
12/31 Modified Hours7 Modified Hours10 Open Open
1/1/19 Closed Closed Open Closed11
1/2/19 Open Open Open Open

 

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

2Early on-call pickups and drop box closings in some areas.

3Early on-call pickups in some areas.

4Early station, on-call pickups and drop box closings in some areas.

5No pickups, but deliveries will be made as usual.

6On March 30, FedEx Freight will be open with normal pickup and delivery operations and a modified linehaul schedule. Shipments picked up on March 30 that are not moved will resume transit on the next normal operating day. For example, a one-day shipment picked up on March 30 will resume on April 2 and deliver on April 3.

7On Dec. 31 FedEx Freight will be open with only prearranged pickup and delivery shipments being made. Freight shipments picked up on Dec. 31 will resume on Jan. 2. For example, a one-day shipment picked up on Dec. 31 will resume on Jan. 2 and deliver on Jan. 3.

8FedEx Office will have modified hours the day before the holiday, with some locations closing early without impacts to latest pickup times.

9FedEx Office will have modified hours, with some FedEx Office locations closed. Please contact your local FedEx Office for details.

10All FedEx Office locations will close by 6 pm. Please contact your local FedEx Office location for information.

11Customs clearance at U.S.-Canada land-border crossings is available 24 hours a day, every day, via FedEx Trade Networks, subject to the availability of Customs and Border Protection (CBP). Check with your FedEx Trade Networks representative regarding the availability of customs clearance at 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, Good Friday, 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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