Columbus Day is one of the 10 federal holidays and falls on Monday, October 11. Although it has been recognized as a federal holiday since 1971, it is still a normal workday for much of the corporate world. There has been a lot of controversy regarding this holiday and many have pushed to rename it to celebrate Native Americans. Continue reading our post to learn Are Banks Open on Columbus Day 2021?
Are Banks Closed on Columbus Day 2021?
Whether you know it as Columbus Day or as Indigenous Peoples Day, October 11 is still a bank holiday for most banks. Before you try to go to a bank on that day, verify that your bank is open or closed. However, if your bank is not open, you can still conduct all your banking transactions online or through an ATM. American National Bank and TD Bank will still be open.
Banks Closed on Columbus Day
- Amarillo National Bank
- Ameris Bank
- Bank of America
- Bank of the West
- Eastern Bank
- First Citizens Bank
- First Horizon Bank
- M&T Bank
- Peoples Bank
- PNC Bank
- Santander Bank
- Union Bank
- Wells Fargo
Banks Closed With Special State Exceptions
- KeyBank: KeyBank branches in the state of Utah will be open, but all other branches will be closed.
- U.S. Bank: Most U.S. Bank branch locations will be closed, but some branches may remain open at the discretion of the bank.
If you verify that your bank will be closed during Columbus Day, then you still have a couple of options for banking such as online banking and using an ATM. With an online bank account, you wil be able to check your balance, pay bills or transfer money. Alternatively, you can always wait to the preceding Friday do your banking. For more post like this, check out our list of bank guides.