Miami-Dade County

What’s open and closed for Columbus Day

With the Miami skyline is in the background, competitors in the Bacardi Columbus Day Regatta LVII proceed southward on Biscayne Bay on Saturday morning, Oct. 8, 2011.
With the Miami skyline is in the background, competitors in the Bacardi Columbus Day Regatta LVII proceed southward on Biscayne Bay on Saturday morning, Oct. 8, 2011. mhalper@miamiherald.com

Monday is Columbus Day. The holiday commemorates the anniversary of Christopher Columbus’s arrival in the Americas on Oct. 12, 1492.

All Miami-Dade County offices, including libraries and courts, are closed in observance of the holiday.

All U.S. Postal Offices and most banks also will be closed.

Public schools, state and federal offices and courts, and the stock market, will remain open.

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