Martin Luther King Jr. Day: What's open and closed

Alyssa Pressler
  • You won't be getting any mail, but you can go to the liquor store on Martin Luther King Jr. Day.
  • All York County schools except for South Western School District will be closed as well.

Martin Luther King Jr. Day will bring a number of closings around the county.

All post offices will be closed for the day, and there will be no residential or business mail deliveries, according to a news release. Stamps are still available at most grocery, pharmacy and convenience stores.

FILE - In this May 17, 1967 file photo, Dr. Martin Luther King speaks at the University of California administration building in Berkeley, Calif. Fifty years ago, Martin Luther King Jr. asked Americans, "Where do we go from here?" His warning of chaos or community squarely confronted racism, and marked a shift from his emphasis on nonviolence to a demand for full economic and political equality. Younger generations of black activists say they prefer the pointed, more forceful King to the Nobel Peace Prize-winning pacifist who preached love over hate.   (AP Photo, File)

The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation will close all driver license and photo centers for the holiday. According to a news release, customers can still use some services through PennDOT's website, Additionally, drivers can check road conditions by visiting

York County offices will be closed, as will York City offices. Most banks will be closed, and the stock market will be closed.

All federal and state offices will be closed Monday.

York City to honor MLK Jr. Day

Most York County schools will be closed for the holiday, though South Western School District will remain open for the first time to focus on teachings related to King.

The Crispus Attacks Association will offer a public breakfast at 8 a.m. at the center, 605 S. Duke St., followed by opportunities for community service beginning at 10 a.m.

Liquor stores open Monday

Liquor stores will remain open on the holiday following Act. 39 of 2016. Before the act, state law had prohibited stores from opening on holidays. In addition to Monday, the stores will be open on Presidents Day, Memorial Day and the Fourth of July, according to a news release from the Liquor Control Board.