Juneteenth falls on a Wednesday this year, so there will be some mid-week office closures and service delays.

Juneteenth celebrates June 19, 1865, when thousands of enslaved people of African descent in Galveston learned of their freedom following the end of the Civil War and two years after President Lincoln’s Emancipation Proclamation. It was designated a federal holiday in 2021.

Here is what you need to know about what locations will be open and closed on Juneteenth.

Will any banks be open on Juneteenth?

Following federal holiday regulations, banks and credit unions will be closed.

Will I receive any mail on Juneteenth?

The United States Postal Service will be closed and not make any deliveries on June 19. However, FedEx and UPS will both be open for shipping needs.

Will government offices and the BMV be open on Juneteenth?

The Indiana BMV does not have Juneteenth listed as closed so it is open from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at certain locations. City offices, including the Civic Center and the Evansville Water and Sewer Utility office, will be closed.

Will Evansville’s METS bus system be running?

The METS bus system will operating on a normal schedule.

Will Evansville residents get their trash collected on June 19?

The trash schedule will continue as normal.

Will Henderson City Hall be open?

No, according to their website, Henderson’s city hall will be closed on June 19 and will re-open the following day.

How will this affect trash pickup in Henderson?

On June 19, there will be no trash pickup and the landfill is closed. On June 20, the Wednesday routes and Thursday routes that are north of Dixon Street, Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd and O’Byrne Street will be collected. On June 21, the remainder of Thursday and Friday routes will be collected.