Are banks open on Columbus Day 2019 in us? You may seek the answer of this question. Well, Columbus Day will be observed to tribute Italian explorer Christopher Columbus and this year the day falls on 14 October 2019 Monday. This historic celebration was first begun in 1792 when a traditional Italian-American festival held in New York.
This Monday, 14 October 2019 will be celebrated as Columbus Day and the day is a federal holiday in USA. Any day may hear as federal holiday, sometimes there is a doubt to us about what will be closed or open on that day. Now you may uncertainty about open or close of banks and financial companies on Columbus Day 2019.
Are banks closed on Columbus Day 2019?
Normally, banks are open on every Monday and it is generally a busy banking days. But, the majority banks are not open on federal holidays and Columbus Day is a federal holiday, so most banks including Wells Fargo, US banks, Suntrust, Keybank, BMO Harris, Arvest, Huntington, PNC bank, Regions Bank and others will be closed on Columbus Day 2019.
While the majority banks will be closed, some banks including TD Bank and Chase Bank will open on this day. Besides certain branches of few banks will remain open – in Utah, branches of KeyBank will be open and further branches of other states will not open. Also a few branches of U.S. Bank will keep open. If you are a customer of U.S. Bank, then get in touch with your branch to know opening hours ahead of heading to. Still lots of in-store retail bank branches will be open.
Hence, you have to confirm you banking hours prior to visiting a branch. If your bank will be closed, you can complete your transactions though online banking or visit an ATM on Columbus Day 2019.