USA got many national holidays. One of them is the Veterans Day. However, since its on on 11th every November. This year its on a Saturday, which means a bit unluckynes. Many government agencies and court systems are observing the holiday on Friday which is today which is 10th of November 2017.
Here is the Details for this Weekend in USA that got Veterans day holiday
Banks: Big Four — JPMorgan Chase, Bank of America, Wells Fargo and Citibank — will be open on Friday but will be closed on Saturday.
Post offices: Post offices are open Friday but closed Saturday. Mail pickup and delivery are on the same schedule.
Schools: Closings vary district by district. For instance, New York City public schools will be open on today while those in the Los Angeles Unified School District will be closed.
Libraries: Most public libraries are closed on Saturday and some, such as those in New York City and Los Angeles, is closed today.
Markets: Stock, bond and futures markets are open on today.
Federal offices: Non-essential federal offices will be closed on today. Federal courts also will be closed.
National Parks will be open on Friday and will have free entrance on Saturday and Sunday. Many state parks also will be offering free admission on Veterans Day weekend.
State offices: Most state offices and courts will be closed today. However, in a few states, such as Wisconsin, which does not recognize Veterans Day as a holiday, they will remain open. And in Rhode Island the holiday is observed on Monday.
Local government offices: Like in the vast majority of states, most government offices of counties, cities, towns and other official entities will be closed on Friday.
Retail businesses: Most commercial enterprises will remain open on Friday as well as on Saturday. In fact, the period around Veterans Day has become a time for sales and offers.
So, now you know why USA have been shutdown this weekend a bit. Its because of the Veterans Day which is a national day in USA. Its held on 11th of November each year over there.