Veterans Day is Wednesday, November 11, 2020. If you have some of all of the day free then you might want to do some shopping. If you are a member of Costco then you might want to know if Costco is closed on Veterans Day. After all, you don’t want to get to Costco ready to load up on bulk goods only to find out that the store is closed.
What is Veterans Day?
Veterans Day is an American federal holiday. President Wilson established the holiday in 1919, then called Armistice Day, in recognition of the end of World War I. At the time it specifically celebrated the veterans who fought in that war. However, in 1938, the day was renamed Veterans Day. Today we celebrate all veterans on this day.
Veterans Day 2020 Marks Many Anniversaries
Veterans Day 2020 is a big holiday because it marks several key anniversaries for veterans:
- 75th anniversary of the end of World War II
- 70th anniversary of start of Korean War
- 30th anniversary of end of the Panama Invasion
- 30the anniversary of start of Desert Shield
When is Veterans Day?
Veterans Day is always on November 11th. However, if that date falls on a Sunday then the federal holiday is recognized on Monday, November 12th. That’s not an issue in 2020, though, since November 11th is a Wednesday this year.
Is Costco Closed on Veterans Day?
Costco is closed on some federal holidays throughout the year. Therefore, you may wonder if Costco closes for Veterans Day. However, the answer is no, it does not. Costco is open on Veterans Day.
Costco Hours on Veterans Day
Since Costco does not close for Veterans Day, you are welcome to shop there. The store will be open normal business hours. Those hours are typically:
- Monday through Friday: 10:00 am to 8:30 pm
- Saturday: 9:30 am to 6:00 pm
- Sunday: 10:00 am to 6:00 pm
Since Veterans Day falls on a Wednesday, you can expect the store to be open from 10 am until 8:30 pm on Veterans Day 2020. However, certain stores have different hours, particularly during the COVID-19 pandemic. Therefore, you should check with your local store to confirm those hours before you head out to do your shopping.
Costco Gas Station Hours on Veterans Day
The Costco Gas Station hours differ slightly from store hours. The usual hours are:
- Monday through Friday: 6:00 am – 9:30 pm
- Saturday and Sunday: 6:00 am – 7:00 p
Costco gas stations will operate regular hours on Veterans Day. Therefore, they’ll be open from six in the morning until nine thirty in the evening.
What Holidays is Costco Closed?
As aforementioned, Costco does close on some federal holidays. Those holidays are:
- New Year’s Day
- Memorial Day
- Independence Day
- Labor Day
Costco also has different hours from usual on certain days of the year near holidays. For example, they often offer extended holiday hours on Black Friday. And they usually close early on both Christmas Eve and New Years Eve.
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