Monday, Feb. 17, is Presidents Day and for many, it’ll be a typical workday. Those who want to use their day off to get some errands done, however, may want to take heed that not everything in Atlanta and the metro area will be open.
The holiday, which was established in 1885 to celebrate President George Washington’s birthday, is a federal holiday in the United States. While state officials observed it on Dec. 24, 2019, there are some county government offices, post offices and libraries that are closed Monday.
Some attractions will be open to guests who have a day off or students who are beginning winter break.
Here’s a roundup of what’s open and what’s closed on Presidents Day this year.
National Center for Civil and Human Rights — open normal hours 10 a.m.-5 p.m.
Georgia Aquarium — open 9 a.m.-9 p.m.
The High Museum of Art — closed Mondays
World of Coca-Cola — open 10 a.m.-5 p.m.
Zoo Atlanta — open 9:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m.
Most banks — closed
Clayton, DeKalb and Cobb county schools — closed; Gwinnett schools closed to students.
Atlanta Public Schools — closed
DeKalb and Gwinnett county offices— closed
DeKalb and Fulton libraries — closed
Post offices — closed
Trains and buses will run on normal schedules.
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