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What’s Open, What’s Closed, What’s Happening for Memorial Day 2021 in Lexington, KY?

Memorial Day falls on Monday, May 31, 2021.

What businesses will be open or closed that day? What about government offices? Will grocery stores be open on Memorial Day?

Banks are closed in observance of Memorial Day.

Lexington Public Library locations are closed on Memorial Day.

LFUCG offices and Fayette County Clerk are closed.

FedEx does not operate delivery service. FedEx store locations are closed, but FedEx Office operates modified hours and FedEx Custom Critical remains open.

No UPS pickup or delivery service. UPS store locations are closed. UPS Freight is closed. Delivery service is not available unless scheduled in advance. Pickups can be scheduled in advance. UPS Express Critical service is always available.

Do not expect your Amazon delivery; generally any holiday that the FedEx, UPS, USPS are closed, Amazon considers as a shipping holiday.

No curbside trash, recycling, and waste collection on Memorial Day. Residents and businesses that normally receive curbside pickups on Mondays will be serviced on Wednesday, June 2. Those with Monday service should place their carts out after 4 pm on Tuesday to ensure Wednesday collection. Thursday and Friday collections will be made as usual.

Businesses with dumpsters (landfill-bound and recycling), normally serviced by the city on Mondays, will have their units picked up on Tuesday, June 1. Businesses with dumpsters, normally serviced on Tuesdays, will have their units picked up on Wednesday, June 2.

The Haley Pike Waste Management Facility, the Lexington Recycle Center and the Electronics Recycle Center will be closed on Saturday, May 29 and Monday, May 31.


Aldi is open until 6 pm on Memorial Day.

Costco is closed for Memorial Day.

The Fresh Market is open.

Kroger is open on Memorial Day.

Sam’s Club is open 9 am to 6 pm on Memorial Day.

Target stores are open on Memorial Day.

Trader Joe’s is open on Memorial Day.

Walmart is open on Memorial Day.

Whole Foods is open 8 am to 9 pm on Memorial Day.


Most Lexington, KY CVS stores are open, check with specific locations for special hours.

Kroger Pharmacy is open special hours on Memorial Day, check with each individual location.



Bella Notte and Bella Cafe & Grille offer 25% off carryout orders on Memorial Day.

Carson’s opens for brunch on Memorial Day at 10 am.

Create your own Memorial Day cookout spread with help from Critchfield Meats Family Market.

Head to The Mousetrap on Saturday, May 29 for a Mousetrap BBQ. They’ll be grilling out front for some Mousetrap grilled sandwiches (Italian sausage hoagie along with a chicken or lamb skewer in pita).

Sidebar is headed  to Breakroom (located at 1178 Manchester) on Memorial Day to cook up burgers and hot dogs on the grill from 2 pm to 8 pm.


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