How will the dates of Indigenous Peoples’ Day and Columbus Day affect business hours in 2022?

What impact will Monday’s celebration of Indigenous Peoples’ Day/Columbus Day have on Chicago area businesses?

Many businesses will remain open for the holiday, but others will be closed.

Here’s a rundown of what to expect:


Walmart, Target, Costco, Walgreens, CVS, and other major retailers will be open for the holiday.

Grocery Stores

Grocery stores will almost certainly be open for the holiday. Trader Joe’s, Whole Foods, Mariano’s, Sam’s Club, Aldi, and others have all stated that they will be open for the holiday.


Most banks and many other financial institutions will be closed for the holiday. However, online banking and ATMs should continue to be available to those who require them.

The Postal Service

The US Postal Service will be closed for the holiday. FedEx and UPS will continue to operate on Monday.


All Secretary of State offices and facilities will be closed on Monday.

Public Libraries

Public libraries will be open during the holiday.

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