This upcoming Monday, February 17, is President's Day, and though you're probably going to want to get your red, white and blue on, there are a lot of national and local locations that will be closed for the holiday.

Here are the statuses of the more general notable locations around the Queen City:

Government Offices: Closed

Banks: Closed

Post Offices: Closed

Buffalo Public Libraries: Closed


  • Buffalo State: Closed 2/17 – 2/18
  • Canisius College: Closed 2/17 – 2/18
  • Daemen College: Closed 2/17
  • D’Youville College: Closed 2/17 – 2/18
  • Erie Community College: Closed 2/17 – 2/18
  • Hilbert College: Closed 2/17
  • Medaille College: Closed 2/17
  • Niagara University: Open
  • University at Buffalo: Open
  • Villanova University: Open

Malls (Boulevard Mall, Eastern Hills Mall, McKinley Mall, Walden Galleria Mall): Open

The Buffalo Zoo: Open

Buffalo Museum of Science: Open

Buffalo & Erie County Historical Society: Closed (always closed on Mondays)

Albright-Knox Art Gallery: Closed (always closed on Mondays)

Burchfield Penney Art Center: Closed (always closed on Mondays)

As for Buffalo-specific closings, most of your favorite stores and restaurants should be open for the day, but double check before you venture out anywhere. Also, NFTA Metro will run on a regular weekday schedule, so feel free to hop on with the usual "every 10-12 minutes" schedule in mind.

Contributed by Ashley Steves

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